As Google Analytics has evolved it makes sense to be able to differentiate the different kinds of data that are available to you. As one set of metrics may not match the other set of metrics. I discovered this when trying to determine user trends on the months data and how others move across a site
So for starters let’s look at the 2 metrics available to you:
The confusion might occur when you flip between the 2 metric pages (ALL and LANDING) and start to see different readings on higher ranking pages. I believe this metric had to be addressed depending on “what” information you are seeking. Hopefully the statement below will shed some light on the 2
(located under CONTENT–>SITE CONTENT–>ALL PAGES)
Refers to your most popular page views.
So say 3 visitors each visit a different page on your site then click over to the homepage, the 3 different pages would get 1 page view and the home page would get 3 page views
= giving the home page a higher PAGE VIEW ranking (thus ALL PAGES), though this doesn’t mean from the statement just made that 3 visitors came to your site LANDING on the homepage first) Continue reading Google Analytics: Difference Between ALL PAGES and LANDING PAGES data