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What To Do When Rank Math Analytics Shows Zero Search Traffic

In this knowledgebase article, we’re going to walk you through how to fix the search traffic zero in Rank Math Analytics.

On some websites, due to the wrong Google Analytics configuration, a domain name is added at the end of each page on that particular site. On importing this Google Analytics data in Rank Math, the imported slugs do not match the page slugs. Hence we delete them, and the users cannot view any Google Analytics data in Rank Math.

Google Analytics records the URLs differently and pushes a page view similar as shown below to your Google Analytics dashboard.

Google Analytics data

Looks familiar? Let’s see why it’s important to fix this problem and how we can fix it.

Why Is Fixing Duplicate URLs Important?

  1. If you’re trying to finalize insights based on the performance campaigns, messy reports like this can skew strategic decisions.
  2. Providing detailed insights will consume more time than required. Hence it’s important to remove these entries to get clean data from Google Analytics so that they don’t confuse or adversely affect your analytics data.

You can also read our tutorial on installing Google Analytics if you’re connecting Google Analytics on your website for the first time using Rank Math.

Let’s dig deeper into how you can fix this.

How To Fix Rank Math’s Analytics When It Shows Zero Search Traffic

First, navigate to your Google Analytics Account and click the Admin tab in the right-hand menu. Then follow the steps as shown below:

1 Navigate to View

Navigate to the View section as shown below:

Navigate to View

2 Select View Settings

In the View, navigate to View Settings.

Select View Settings

3 Scroll Down to the Default Page

Once you’ve selected the View Settings, scroll down and navigate to your default page URL.

Scroll to the default page

4 Remove the Domain Name

Remove your domain name from the Default page field below and leave it blank.

Remove the domain name

5 Ensure You Don’t Use Filters That Append Domain Names To URLs

And last but least you need to ensure that you aren’t using filters or don’t have any filters present that are appending domain names to URLs.

6 Save the Changes

Click on the Save button.

If you still have any questions about why the data in Rank Math Analytics doesn’t match up with what you see in Google Analytics – please feel free to contact our support team.

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