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Google analytics record page view though ajax call. Bounce rate not updating

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I am logging page view through ajax action when my inner page content gets loaded. Issue is bounce rate data is not updated (always 0%)

Default ga page view record logged from footer.

 

<script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-xxxx-1', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); </script>

After this I am executing code to load inner page content then logging page view for this action.

 

 

function gapPageView(hash)
{
   ga('send', 'pageview', { 'page': hash});
}

Page view entries are recorded successfully in google analytic and can seen in All pages report.

/
 /step1

May time I visited same page and closed tab. removed browser cookies and open new session. But there is not data change in bounce rate of step1.

Please help me understand if I am missing something here.

 

 

 

 

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Re: Google analytics record page view though ajax call. Bounce rate not updating

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Hi,

Bounce Rate is the percentage of single-page sessions.
You are sending the second pageview automatically so the bounce rate is 0% because this way every visit results in at least 2 pageview so there is no bounce. I'd suggest sending a pageview only for the inner content loads. Hope this helps.

Arnold Majlath, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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