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Analytics showing wildly different results for same page!
Framed domain and framing domain differ by 50%
mifi601




msg:3837412
 2:58 pm on Jan 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

I first noticed that I had a lot of 'direct' access to one of my domains, where I thought almost all traffic is coming from a frame of another domain. Analytics showed zero traffic from the framing domain.

So I thought, OK let me test this, and sure enough the headers did not show the referrer from the framed page.

Installed a script between framing and framed, that loads the page via javascript to insure, the headers show (they do).

Now analytics shows 50% of the traffic I have on the referring page on the referred page as coming from that domain and the rest is still 'direct'.

any thoughts?

 

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