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.
    – Naftali
    Mar 20, 2012 at 19:36
  • @CodyGray all of those links have to do with the sharer, not the one who has written the question...
    – Naftali
    Mar 20, 2012 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...
    – Naftali
    Mar 21, 2012 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, 2012 at 13:16
  • @Shog9 my request has nothing to do with linkbacks at all!
    – Naftali
    Mar 21, 2012 at 13:18
  • How is what you're asking for different?
    – Shog9
    Mar 21, 2012 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.
    – Naftali
    Mar 21, 2012 at 13:29
  • You already have that. It's called 'views' - it shows up to the right of every question.
    – Shog9
    Mar 21, 2012 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.
    – Naftali
    Mar 21, 2012 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, 2012 at 13:40
  • @Shog9 I guess, if that means knowing where they came from being chat, another question, or an external website, etc...
    – Naftali
    Mar 21, 2012 at 13:44


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