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"entries" can only occur once per visit, it is the firet time a value is captured during a visit (does not need to be hit 1). see Entries
what might be possible that the variable (t12) was set on the first hit (thus 1 entry) but it was not a page view (s.tl call like custom link tracking). maybe user waited on the page for more than 30 minutes (visit timeout) and then hit the link (link tracking as first hit on a new visit)
best bet to have a look at raw data ...
change "pageviews" to "custom/download/exit link instances" and see if it was a s.tl call ...
Thanks ursboller for the reply.
So, it does mean, in following example, PageC will never be counted as 1 "entries" although it is entered from "external website", like google. Is it?
Type URL > Landing on PageA > Click LinkB > Visit PageB > Search on Google (or type the URL) > Landing on PageC
1. What's the entry page of the visit? (PageA, or PageA and PageC)
2. What's the hit depth of pageC?
3. Will pageC get a count on its' entries as well? (if pageC get its Entries+1, will it be entry page?)
Thanks for your adivce as well, I will ask for the raw data and look into it.
unfortunatelly yes, page C will not show up as entry page.
the problem is that "entry page" is not really the page where a user landed from outside, it is the first page analytics recorded during a specific visit.
for entry/exit use the following explanation: if you would write all hits in an excel table (rows) having the pagename in one column. (as in your picture) then
entry page -> first value in the col
exit page -> last value in the col
does that help? read more about entry/exit here: Entries and Exits