page view

variants: or less commonly pageview \ ˈpāj-​ˌvyü How to pronounce pageview (audio) \
plural page views or pageviews

Definition of page view

: an instance of a user viewing an individual page on a website The challenge of wringing profits from page views has eluded much of the industry, and the paper proved unable to end its losing streak.— Jaclyn Peiser Think it's tough to get the average Web site off the ground? Try facing antitrust legislation and Senate hearings before registering a single page view.— Evan Ratliff — compare impression sense 6

First Known Use of page view

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Page view.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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