Google Analytics with two URLs per site

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I am now using both a Synthasite domain name and standard domain name for each of my sites (e.g. scratchinpost.synthasite.com and scratchinpostcomics.com). Will my Google Analytics pick up traffic to both URLs, or do I need to have a second analytics installation for each site? This article by Google Analytics - http://www.google.com/support/googlea... - is almost clear enough for me to understand, but it's not clear which domain name they want me to add to the code because they don't define "primary" and seem to suggest that parts of my site may be primary and other parts not. Could you clarify this issue for us users?
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Hi Bengo,

Thanks for the link, which led me to this one! http://www.google.com/support/googlea...

Is that not the information you're looking for?

Regards,
Marije
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my site won't work in google
its been verified
i've waited a week
it works in internet explorer
what's wrong?????
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Hi Dawn,

It takes time for new sites to be picked up by search engines. There are however, things you can do to increase your ranking.

When you publish your site we add it to Google's index of sites on your behalf. Then it's a matter of sitting back and waiting for Google's crawlers to reach your site. This could take as little as a few days, or as long as a few months. Unfortunately, this is out of our control.

The most important things you can do to get your site indexed is to update your content frequently, and get other related sites to link to your site. Search engines like sites with inbound links from other quality sites.

Here is a link to a tutorial that gives you some more tips on attracting visitors: Promoting your Website. We also have a thread in our forum with more info: SEO with SynthaSite, as well as user who has created a site related to this topic: http://synthasiteseo.blogspot.com

You can start attracting visitors to your site immediately by visiting this thread in our forum and posting a link to your site: Let's Shout Out and Share our Sites

You can also add tags to your pages. These are key words which will help search engines identify your site. In the properties sidebar for each page you will see a field labelled "Description". Type your tags in there - your location, your business, what you offer etc. This is the place to put the sorts of things you'd expect people to be typing into search engines to find you. Then republish your site.

If you haven't done so already, then I'd strongly recommend adding Google Analytics to your site. This application will not only help you track your visitors' locations and behaviour on your site - letting you know which parts of your site are the most popular/effective, but will also increase your ranking with Google.

Here's how to add Google Analytics:
1. Go to Google Analytics and sign up for a free account
2. Type in the URL of your site
3. Copy the verification code provided by Google
4. Go to SynthaSite and drag and drop a HTML widget at the bottom of each page you want to track
5. Paste the code from Google into the HTML editor on each page
6. Republish your site
Your site will then be verified and you can log into your Google Analytics account to find out all the information you want to know about the people who have visited your site.
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That appears to be for folding two domains into one report, but right next to it was

http://www.google.com/support/googlea...

which is for folding one domain with two names into one report, which is what I want.

Unfortunately, it means altering the tracking code on over 250 pages. Are any of your colleagues aware of such a thing as a find-and-replace widget that will spot this code and change the line that needs changing? I'll check Google myself.

Thanks for the guidance!

Bengo
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I installed the two-URL code on the home page of one site but it seems to make no difference in the analytics reports I received today.
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it is true