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More number of sessions than Pageviews

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What conditions/circumstances can lead to more number of sessions than pageviews?

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More number of sessions than Pageviews

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Sessions comprised entirely of events with no pageviews.

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More number of sessions than Pageviews

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I don't understand how an event can trigger a session. Because, technically the event is taking place on a page. So, the session will start with that page load and then a user triggers an event. Am i missing something here?

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Do you have sessions where page view = 0 ? Try looking for these in your reports, and then see if you can identify some kind of common behaviour which may cause these. I'd be looking for events measuring time on page, scrolling behaviour or video tracking. 

 

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Well, i am still not sure how a session can be based entirely on events. Let's say my event is tracked on www.google.com URL. For a user to trigger that event, he first lands on the URL www.google.com. So, technically, this session will have one page view and one event. And, as far as i understand, it will be true for all events, which is taking place on a particular page. Please enlighten me.

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For example, you could have a situation where a user lands on a page, waits 30+ minutes and then triggers an event. This will be a session, with an event but without a pageview.

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Thank you John. This helps.