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This will give you a general impression of the intent for your not provided visits.
If you look at the Url from a Google search in your address bar, you’ll see that it is not the actual Url of the page.
Step 5: Match sessions with keywords using an algorithm.
Three options for this approach:
You can combine this approach with the landing page strategy outlined above for (not provided).
You can check your site search report and find that users have searched for say ‘not provided’.
Because Google has masked these keywords and the related landing page.
To find out what your query parameter is, visit your site and conduct a search with your site search box.
Without this referral data, it is impossible to track organic keyword conversions.
It then changes your keywords report in Google Analytics to show these two pieces of information.
Step 6: Start computation to unlock keywords not provided.
2. Dissect Google Analytics strings.
This is a good alternative approach to figuring out what keywords people are using.
The ved and cd sections are the most interesting parts of the string.
Cross-referencing this data against Google Search Console info can give you a decent impression of what users want when they visit your site.
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You will also get a vague idea of the search terms that (not provided) visitors may have used.
How can I see Google organic search not provided?
One of the more challenging ways to gain insight into not provided is to analyze the search strings of traffic coming from Google.
As with all data analysis, you will need to verify against other 3rd party tools.
The ved portion of the Url provides information as to the search vertical and the absolute and relative positions of the keyword.
Step 7: Session vs. string-based matching.
After, this data is then uploaded back into your Google Analytics account, allowing you to analyze your complete organic keyword data in a familiar setting without interfering with your original Google Analytics data.
This provides another workaround to access some of the most popular keywords on websites.
To get more tips on how to work with Organic Traffic Insights and benefit from the extensive filtering options, head to this manual.
There is a way to find these keywords if you combine your GA data on landing pages and GSC data on search queries and cross-reference the reports. The beauty of Organic Traffic Insights is that this tool can do the workaround automatically.
This article is intended to explain what (not provided) keywords in Google Analytics mean and why you should be aware of them, how one can uncover these keywords using their Google Analytics (GA) and Google Search Console (GSC) accounts, and how this complicated workaround can be simplified and replaced by using Organic Traffic Insights, the tool designed to be a (not provided) solution.
Go to Organic Traffic Insights for which you’ve set up a project and click on the blue number under GSC in the Keywords column for the landing page you’d like to research.
In October 2011 Google started encrypting search data to make search more secure for users and restricted access to keywords that attract visitors to a website in GA.
How to unlock (not provided) keywords using Google Analytics and Google Search Console.
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Without using Semrush, there are two workarounds to uncover these keywords using GA and GSC:
Our (not provided) solution automatically merges data from your GA & GSC accounts and the Semrush database into one place, saving you the time and effort of going through these workarounds.
Even if you don’t have a GSC account, Organic Traffic Insights helps you disclose (not provided) keywords using information from the Semrush keyword database!
In more detail, Organic Traffic Insights:
Now, your GA account shows up to 99% of the keywords you rank for as "not provided".
Before this update, a website owner could easily see the exact organic keywords that were driving the most search traffic to a particular page. This allowed you to know what people were searching for and correct your SEO strategy right away.
Some queries are still restricted and shown as “other.” Google defines these as search queries that are either made infrequently or contain sensitive or personal information. As a result Google won’t disclose them. Unfortunately, there is no clear way to unveil the “other” keywords at this time.
How to unlock (not provided) keywords using Organic Traffic Insights.
Go to Google Analytics > Acquisition > All Traffic > Channels > Organic Search. At the top of your table you’ll see the (not provided) keywords.
If you’ve integrated your GA account with GSC, go to Google Analytics> Acquisition > Search Console > Landing Pages. Click on the landing page you want to discover keywords driving traffic to. Now you have access to your (not provided) keywords, with some exceptions.
The number of landing pages available for analysis depends on your Semrush plan.
Check out more Google Search Console techniques to improve your webpage performance.