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GWE - New vs. Returning Today


How Many Returning Visitors Did We Get Today?

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Shows how many new and returning users have visited the site since midnight.

  • New user—has only visited once since midnight
  • Returning user—has visited two or more times since midnight


A user starts a new visit each time one of the following conditions is met:

  • There is a new browser instance on the user's device.
  • A previously started visit that was within the scope of the existing browser instance (cookie) has expired. Note: The visitExpirationTime configuration option determines how many seconds can pass between visits and still have someone be considered a returning visitor. The default setting is 24 hours.

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