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What is the difference?

Sessions vs Visits

Sessions

Website Visits

What is it?

A Session, sometimes called a Visit, is the set of interactions, or web requests, made within a given time frame by a single user visiting a specific website. A single Session often contains multiple activities, such as page views, events, or transactions. In web analytics, a session is either capped by exiting the website or by a period of user inactivity.

Website Visits, also referred to as sessions, track the number of times a user interacts with your website. Repeat visits within a set time period are excluded.

Formula

ƒ Count(Sessions)
ƒ Count(Website Visits)

Published and updated dates

Date created: Jan 14, 2019

Latest update: May 20, 2021

Date created: Jan 15, 2019

Latest update: Nov 2, 2020