[thelist] WebTrends search engine "visits" vs "searches"

Mike King mike.king at redroom.co.uk
Wed Oct 16 11:31:01 CDT 2002


Looks like a bot thing.
The visits from Google are from the googlebot crawler and the searches are
actual visitors that clicked on a result from a google search.
WebTrends can tell the difference because of the User-Agent strring that
the googlebot sends.


At 19:01 14/10/2002 -0700, you wrote:

>Why the difference and how does
>WebTrends distinguish which goes where?

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