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What does "entrance" mean in my site search "start pages"?

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This question was originally asked on the previous Google Analytics product forum.

 
I am looking at my site search report on analytics and the #2 page ranked is (entrance).  #1 is index.htm.
 
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What does "entrance" mean in my site search "start pages"?

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This answer was originally provided on the previous Google Analytics product forum.

 

"(entrance)" shows how many times user directly entered in your site on search page. It could be a search engine or a bookmark clicking on which the user entered on your site search page.