Pageview

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A pageview or page view, abbreviated in business to PV and occasionally called page impression, is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.wikipedia
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Web analytics

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Page views may be counted as part of web analytics.
These were page views and visits (or sessions). A page view was defined as a request made to the web server for a page, as opposed to a graphic, while a visit was defined as a sequence of requests from a uniquely identified client that expired after a certain amount of inactivity, usually 30 minutes.

Hit (Internet)

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A hit, which refers to a request for any file from a web server.
There may be many hits per page view since an HTML page can contain multiple files, such as images.

World Wide Web

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On the World Wide Web, a page request would result from a web surfer clicking on a link on another "page" pointing to the page in question.
Statistics measuring a website's popularity, such as the Alexa Internet rankings, are usually based either on the number of page views or on associated server "hits" (file requests) that it receives.

Web traffic

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A page view is generated when a visitor requests any page within the website – a visitor will always generate at least one page view (the main page) but could generate many more.

Unique user

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Unique user
On the plus side, for those wishing to impress advertisers or investors, the reported number of sessions or visits and pageviews are probably more accurate, so that smaller group of people visits much more often and looks at more pages than the raw numbers would suggest.

Website monitoring

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Website monitoring
Page view

HTML

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A pageview or page view, abbreviated in business to PV and occasionally called page impression, is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.

Web page

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A pageview or page view, abbreviated in business to PV and occasionally called page impression, is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.

Website

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A pageview or page view, abbreviated in business to PV and occasionally called page impression, is a request to load a single HTML file (web page) of an Internet site.

Hyperlink

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On the World Wide Web, a page request would result from a web surfer clicking on a link on another "page" pointing to the page in question.

Computer file

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A hit, which refers to a request for any file from a web server.

Web server

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A hit, which refers to a request for any file from a web server.

Cascading Style Sheets

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There may, therefore, be many hits per page view since an HTML page can contain multiple files—images, CSS, etc. On balance, page views refer to a number of pages viewed or clicked on the site during the given time.

Revenue

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If there are any advertisements on the page, the publishers would also be interested in the number of page views to determine their expected revenue from the ads.

Digital marketing

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For this reason, it is a term that is used widely for Internet marketing and advertising.

Advertising

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For this reason, it is a term that is used widely for Internet marketing and advertising.

Pay-per-click

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However, there has been a growing concern that CPM is not as trustworthy as it looks in the advertising market because, although, with CPM arrangement, everyone who visits a site makes publishers’ money, for an advertiser’s view, CPM is being challenged in comparison to CPC or CPA in terms of adverts’ efficiency because visiting does not mean clicking the ads.

Cost per action

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However, there has been a growing concern that CPM is not as trustworthy as it looks in the advertising market because, although, with CPM arrangement, everyone who visits a site makes publishers’ money, for an advertiser’s view, CPM is being challenged in comparison to CPC or CPA in terms of adverts’ efficiency because visiting does not mean clicking the ads.

Google Analytics

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The preferred way to count page views is using a website such as Google Analytics.

Correlation and dependence

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Wikipedia pageviews of certain types of articles correlate with changes in stock market prices, box office success of movies, spread of disease among other applications of datamining.

Data mining

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Wikipedia pageviews of certain types of articles correlate with changes in stock market prices, box office success of movies, spread of disease among other applications of datamining.

Web search engine

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Since search engines directly influence what is popular on Wikipedia such statistics may provide a more unfiltered and real-time view into what people are searching for on the Web and societal interests.

Reddit

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A 2015 study examines the influence of reddit posts on Wikipedia pageviews.