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One Page Blog Metrics

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Is it normal to have a one page blog and metrics for pages per session that are above 1 and a bounce rate below 100%? It's also generating numbers for average session duration and time on page. 


A few details:


-There is a video on the site but we aren't doing any event tracking 

-There are three pdfs at the bottom of the page. When you click on them a new page opens. They never show up on "All Pages" so I imagine they aren't being tracked

-There is a navigation bar at the top of the page. When you click on it, it'll automatically scroll you down to the relevant section of the page. 


Could there be a second engagement metric on the page other than page view? Or could their be another reason these metrics are displaying these numbers? 



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One Page Blog Metrics

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It is possible that your click to scroll down is actually reloading the same page with a tag on the URL, so GA would see it as a second pageview for the same page -- the second hit would give you a time on page and drop the bounce rate.

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One Page Blog Metrics

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Aah ok. I'll look into that. Thank you!