What is traffic
Traffic is the amount of information passing through a network at a given time.
There are different types of traffic such as:
Website traffic is the number of visits to a website from various sources such as social media, search engines, email and other websites.
Internet traffic refers to the amount of data that travels over an internet connection over a period of time.
Data can include voice calls, video chats, emails, music streaming services, and other activities that utilize an Internet connection.
Types of traffic
There are two types of internet traffic: inbound and outbound.
Inbound traffic is when someone visits your website and downloads content, such as an article or blog post. It is also known as web traffic or site visitors.
Outbound traffic is when you upload a video, such as to YouTube, and someone else will watch it on their device.
How to calculate site traffic
The number of monthly visitors to a website is usually calculated by multiplying the average number of pages viewed per visit by the total number of visits to the site. Online resource tools.pingdom.com
To calculate website traffic, you can use the following formula called the “page views method”:
Pageviews = (Number of Pages) x (Number of Page Views)
The following formula can be used when there are not enough data points to use the page view method:
Pageviews = (Number of visits) x (Average time spent on the site)
This means that you must first determine how long people stay on your site when they visit it.