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(New page: Category:Glossary When users access a Web site, their computer sends a request to the site's server to begin downloading a page. Each element of a requested page (including graphics, t...)
 
 
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When users access a Web site, their computer sends a request to the site's server to begin
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The record of a single online transaction event stored in a log file. One page view may contain multiple hits, one for each image on a web page.
downloading a page. Each element of a requested page (including graphics, text, and interactive
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items) is recorded by the site's Web server log file as a "hit." If a page containing two graphics is
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accessed by a user, those hits will be recorded once for the page itself and once for each of the
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graphics. Webmasters use hits to measure their servers' workload. Because page designs and
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visit patterns vary from site to site, the number of hits bears no relationship to the number of
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pages downloaded, and is therefore a poor guide for traffic measurement.
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Latest revision as of 16:32, 29 June 2010

The record of a single online transaction event stored in a log file. One page view may contain multiple hits, one for each image on a web page.

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