Is Google Analytics Updating More Frequently?

Oct 22, 2007 - 7:11 am 3 by
Filed Under Misc Google

Some webmasters at DigitalPoint Forums are suggesting that Google Analytics is updating more frequently than every 24 hours.

One member said they update every hour and lag about 3 hours behind in reporting:

mine updates about every hour, and is almost always exactly 3-hours behind.

Others suggest it is more like every few hours.

But if you take a look at the Google Analytics help center, which says:

How often is the data in the reports updated?

Report data is generally updated every 24 hours, but data may sometimes take longer to appear in your account. AdWords cost information is imported once daily, to import the previous day's information.

So who to believe?

It seems like I saw an early update this weekend, but I was not a 100% sure. 24 hour updates make most sense to me. Here is a poll where you can add your two cents:

Forum discussion at DigitalPoint Forums.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Volatility, Helpful Content Update Gone, Dangerous Search Results & Ads Confusion - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Google Updates

Deepening Google Core Ranking Volatility Hits Yesterday & Today

Apr 17, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Maps

Google Maps No Longer Will Support Draft Reviews

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Console Adds Unused Ownership Tokens

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

New Google Ads AI Generated Image Tool For Demand Gen Campaigns

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google

Google Tests Horizontal Lines For Sitelinks & People Also Ask

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: Should We Explain The Crawl Stats Report in Search Console

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Weekly Search Buzz Roundup - 10/19/07: SMX Social Media, Google Webmaster Central Update, Chinese People are Dumb