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Page views confusion -- two questions

  1. Buster Bucks profile image92
    Buster Bucksposted 7 years ago

    Haven't been able to find the answer to my questions in the FAQ and suspect that someone here knows.

    Regarding Page Views:

    1. How is "day" defined? Does it begin at midnight Pacific Time through, say, 11:59 PM the following day?

    2. When I click "My Account" to see my page views, why do the numbers for "one day" sometimes change downward? It's happened a couple of times. One of my hubs, for example, will show 130 page views for today, then when I click Reload on my iMac, it drops to 124. It seems odd.

    Many thanks!

    1. Manila Girl profile image80
      Manila Girlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I notice it too on my stats.

  2. wesleycox profile image83
    wesleycoxposted 7 years ago

    I think it may be a revolutionary counter as it measures based on a 24 hour rotation.  When it starts and when it ends I think is non existent.  That is why they go down as well as up.

    1. darkside profile image83
      darksideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes. It's called a 24 hour rolling window. So it's looking at the (immediate) previous 24 hours.

  3. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    My advice? Forget the stats here and use Analytics. They don't even usually show you today's stats until tomorrow so you have a complete picture.