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Session and avg. session duration for an event.

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Hi

 

I am not clear on certain metrics being calculated for events. For, example, what is a session and avg. session duration for a particular event. Also, i can see bounce rate, which is not clear to me. Can someone please explain.

 

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Session and avg. session duration for an event.

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An event is a 'hit' which is sent during a session. A session name given from when a visitor first comes to your site until they leave, or have 30 minutes of inactivity. During a session they can send events, page views, transaction hits, custom dimensions. The duration of the session is the time from when the first hit is sent (usually a page view) to the last. More here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2731565?hl=en

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Session and avg. session duration for an event.

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Thanks. When you say the first hit was sent- does it nothing has to do with that particular event being hit? For example- if a total number of sessions against a single event is 3000 and average session duration is 4 minutes. Is it based on that particular event. Appreciate if you could explain it a further please?

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An event is sent as a hit, which is part of a session. I don't understand your example entirely but if you have a segment which selects all the sessions which have triggered a particular event, then the reported session duration is for those sessions.

 

 

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