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Reduce Bounce Rate

Get the real Bounce Rate and Time On Site in Google Analytics. Simple and effective.

Where can I find the Settings Page?

Dashboard -> Settings -> Reduce Bounce Rate.

Does it work out-of-the-box?

Yes, if you use the Universal Analytics (analytics.js). If you are still using the older ga.js tracking code or if the Google Analytics by MonsterInsights plugin is active, you have go to the Settings Page to choose the one you use. There you can fine-tune how and when you want to send or block info to Analytics.

How do I know it is working?

Check you page source for a line that ends with: /wp-content/plugins/reduce-bounce-rate/js/analyticsjs.js'> for analytics.js, /wp-content/plugins/reduce-bounce-rate/js/gajs.js'> for ga.js and /wp-content/plugins/reduce-bounce-rate/js/ga4wpjs.js'> for working together with WordPress SEO.

By default, the script will be added to the bottom of the page. If this line is not present, your theme might not have wp_footer() in the footer.php.

After a day, you should see the Bounce Rate drop in Google Analytics. Then you'll know for sure it's working.

Does it this plugin work for the Universal Analytics (analytics.js) and the (older) Asynchronous Syntax tracking code (ga.js)?

Yes. By default the plugin works for analytics.js. Just change it to ga.js on the Settings Page to make it work for ga.js.

Can I set the maximum tracking time?

Yes, on the Settings Page.

Can I choose the time event frequency myself?

Yes, on the Settings Page.

Will Google still like me after I manipulated the Analytics stats?

Yes. This plugin uses the same tweak Google suggested on it's own Blog (see Other Notes for the link to the page).

Will I loose my PageRank by using this plugin?

No. Google Analytics doesn't have anything to do with PageRank. Google doesn't use any statistics from your Analytics pages for page ranking. Google has it's own way of getting the stats it wants to use. This also means that you cannot influence your PageRank with this plugin.

Requires: 2.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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