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Phrases

When a person types a phrase into a Search Engine (e.g. "blue industrial widgets") and your site is listed within the search results the Engine returns, and then, a person clicks on your site, that search phrase is included in the Engine's referring URL. This report, therefore, shows the top search phrases used by people to find your website in a Search Engine.

Terms Used

Phrase - A phrase shows the entire search string text used by web users to get to your site.

Visits - Visits represent the total number of times people have visited your web site. A visit is counted whenever a web site user requests one or more files from the web server. If the user becomes idle for more than a certain amount of time (usually 20 minutes), a new visit is generated when they come back.