Which of our own viewings are included in our page view counts?

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  1. Moon Daisy profile image84
    Moon Daisyposted 6 years ago

    Which of our own viewings are included in our page view counts?

    I believe that when we are logged in and we visit our own hubs these are not recorded as page views, right?  How about when we edit our hubs, is that counted as a page view?  I suspect it probably is, as I usually get views before my hubs are published that must relate to me going into the hub.

    What about when we're logged out and we read our own hubs?  Included or not?  I'm guessing they probably are, as how would HP differentiate?

    I'm interested to know all this because sometimes it's hard to know whether people have been viewing one of my hubs, or just me! hmm

  2. Troyangeluk profile image52
    Troyangelukposted 6 years ago

    Im not 100% sure im fairly new here but ive noticed that the counter in my account counts all views, not logged in and editing. However the earning, google analytics and adsense don't seem to record my IP. Our own counters are usually wrong I think. They do count your own views, not sure exactley how much but wont get paid for them.

  3. Moon Daisy profile image84
    Moon Daisyposted 6 years ago

    Thanks for your answer Troyangeluk.  I haven't been able to spot my own views (when logged in), in my page views on Hubpages, but I might be wrong there.  Maybe being outside the US affects this; do we get a delay?  Not sure about this though, especially if page-views are always recorded on last 24 hours...  Turns out there is much I don't know about page views, lol!

    I'd love to learn more.

  4. PDXBuys profile image76
    PDXBuysposted 5 years ago

    Don't know if this is settled yet but...  I have a hub I haven't published yet.  I've edited it a few times now.  The counter shows 7 views - so that must be from me!  I always thought views were not counted until after the hub was published.


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