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Google Analytics Content Overlay Fix

Google Analytics Content Overlay Fix

by Jason GreenJanuary 5, 2010

Sometimes when I’m looking at my site stats, I notice the Content Overlay gets stuck on and it won’t go away! Luckily fixing it is simple… But fixing the stuck Google Analytics Content Overlay is simple, in whatever browser you’re in, goto your cookies, and find the specific site that has a stuck overlay on it. You should see a cookie labeled “GASO”, and delete that specific cookie. That’s all there is to it. You may have to clear your cache as well on some browsers. When the Google Analytics tracking code sees the “GASO” cookie when you visit your website is generates the overlay.

I wonder if you can create this cookie for websites that are not your own? :/ Hmm….

About The Author
Jason Green
The writer and owner of Green Complex, Jason is an A+ Certified for Computer Hardware egghead and Eagle Scout since 1999 but has been building computers and programming for much longer. An enthusiast to say the least, his hobbies also include photography, video games, and reading. See his proficiencies on Smarterer.

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