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Tracking traffic from a redirected domain

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Hey!

 

I have a URL which has no web documents, as in just a registered domain..for example - my-company-event.com. When a user enters this my-company-event.com in the browser it is set to redirect to a facebook page  (301 redirect in apache).

 

Now I would like to know if it is possible to track how many visited the my-company-event.com in google analytics ??

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Tracking traffic from a redirected domain

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Hi Sukanya,

If you have the GATC on the redirect domain, it still will NOT fire as you are doing a server side redirect.

You would have to do something awful like a deprecated metarefresh or set up some sort of interstitial to give time for GA to fire.

Conversely, you can just look at your server logs. Smiley Happy

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Theo Bennett
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