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    Homepage "/index.html" to "/" increase in BR


    Per Google Analytics recommendations changed the view settings from "/index.htm" to "/" and bounce rate increase by 25%.

    I reversed the settings and the bounce rate still has not gone down.

    Has anyone else seen this or have any suggestions on this?
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    The correct way is just / without the index.htm
    Before you could have just been seeing the traffic that went to index.htm but the / on its own would have still displayed the same page. Now your going to the correct address you are seeing the correct traffic and bounce rate.
    Before it is possible you was just masking the true figures.
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    Thanks for the quick response and understand the correct way, this is a project that I've taken over.
    In GA they were segmented out and generating decent traffic (obv "/" more so); however when the settings were changed there was a drop-off in direct and organic while increase in bounce. I've searched around and couldn't find this happening to anyone else.

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