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How many visits so far today?

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Hi,

A visitor views her first page at 9.00 Am
closes her browser and restarts her computer at 9.15 am
opens the same browser and views her second page on the site at 9.25 am.
How many visits so far today?

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How many visits so far today?

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One visit. 

 

It used to be the case that GA ended the session when the browser closed; this is no longer the case. As long as the user is active, within the 30 minute window on the same browser then it is still the same session.

 

More explanation here, for example:

http://www.analytics-ninja.com/blog/2011/08/how-google-analytics-calculates-visits.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Wedderburn, Advertiser Community, Rising Star
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