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I know there are badges for X number of times a question is viewed via a personal link to it.

Is there any way (with the data explorer or something else) to view all of the referring pages for all of my questions?
That way I can see who/from where all the views are coming from on my questions.


This has been changed to a :

Can we have a way to view all of the referring sites that have a permalink to our own questions?


The request would be to be able to view how many and where people are coming from via question links.
Whether it is:

  • From the Stack Overflow Main page
  • From Stack Chat
  • From another Stack post
  • From an external site
  • The list goes on...
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@CodyGray That is not the same at all. I am requestion where the links are from. not how many. Also, the 2nd link -- I am requesting for the Question asker, not the link creator. – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 20 '12 at 19:36
@CodyGray all of those links have to do with the sharer, not the one who has written the question... – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 20 '12 at 19:49
@shog9 -- see above comments. those are not duplicates because those are referring to the one who created the link not the one who was linked... – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 21 '12 at 13:01
Ah, sorry - forgot to edit out the other links. The top one was / is the one you're looking for. – Shog9 Mar 21 '12 at 13:16
@Shog9 my request has nothing to do with linkbacks at all! – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 21 '12 at 13:18
How is what you're asking for different? – Shog9 Mar 21 '12 at 13:28
I am asking if there is a way to track where and how many people are coming from the links. I dont care how many links there are out there. – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 21 '12 at 13:29
You already have that. It's called 'views' - it shows up to the right of every question. – Shog9 Mar 21 '12 at 13:36
@Shog9 yes, but if I suddenly get 1k views in an hour, I would like to know if it is just from the Stack Overflow homepage, or from someone's link. – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 21 '12 at 13:38
So you're asking for a list of referrers then, with the unique aspect of your request being that you want a source-by-source breakout of how many visitors have arrived via that link? – Shog9 Mar 21 '12 at 13:40
@Shog9 I guess, if that means knowing where they came from being chat, another question, or an external website, etc... – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Mar 21 '12 at 13:44

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