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Allow to define the time to look back to define a returning visitor #3695

anonymous-piwik-user opened this Issue · 3 comments

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This is based on following thread,99724

When importing log data, entries do not have the visitor ID passed from 1st party cookie. Detecting returning visitors is done via a sql lookup trying to match visitors in the past. Piwik only looks back visit_standard_length secnods by default. We could add a new config setting to force piwik to detect returning visitors better.

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Guess this one can be closed as window_look_back_for_visitor setting resolved the problem.

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@anonymous-piwik-user anonymous-piwik-user added this to the Future releases milestone
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