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Dissecting the Stack Overflow views counter [duplicate]

The last couple of days I've been trying to understand how the Stack Overflow page views counter works. I wish to add a views counter to a project of mine and investigating the options. Stack Overflow ...
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17 votes
2 answers
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How are question views counted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? Are views unique visitors? Does it include the person who was asking the question? Are only registered ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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How does the Stackoverflow Page View Counter work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does stackoverflow calculate the number of views in a question? and how to prevent duplicates visit form same IP without storing huge data in mysql?
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11 votes
1 answer
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How are view counts calculated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? How are question view counts calculated with respect to users that are logged in or anonymous? I ask ...
1 vote
1 answer
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Is it possible to see who viewed my question? [duplicate]

So I know that every time I refresh my question page, it increases the view count. Is there a way where I can see the IP address of the unique views on my questions?
0 votes
1 answer
313 views

How does Stack Overflow calculate total visitors of a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? How does Stack Overflow count the times that a question is viewed? What combination of IPs, cookies, or ...
2 votes
1 answer
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How does SO calculate user views of a question? [duplicate]

How is the quantity of views a question has received calculated by Stack Overflow? Does the site always check the user's IP Address in the database?
3 votes
0 answers
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What logic does Stack Overflow use calculate views on each question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How does stackoverflow calculate the number of views in a question? How are question views counted? Pardon me if this has been asked somewhere else or belongs in meta, but ...
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4 votes
1 answer
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Are my visits to my questions accounted in "Views X times, in any case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Stack Overflow calculate the number of views in a question? Are my visits to my questions accounted in "Views X times, in any case? If another user repeatedly and ...
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How does Stack Exchange find the number of unique views of a page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does stackoverflow calculate the number of views in a question? If it is using cookies, how will it manage the users who clear their cookies after each browser session?
2 votes
0 answers
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How can I get the number of accounts that viewed a question? [duplicate]

We can see a question's views by looking at the top of the question. But some people might view the question multiple times. How can I get the number of unique viewers? Perhaps using a SEDE query?
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Number of views increases for the question if the page refreshes. Is it a design intent? [duplicate]

Number of views increases for the question if page refreshes. Is it a design intent? Or increase number of views per question only when the non-current user views at once.
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1 vote
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Counter of viewed times [duplicate]

I'm wondering when the viewed counter increases. I already spotted that it doesn't increase if you visit your own question, but does it get increased when anonymous users visit it?
1 vote
0 answers
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Does the view counter count repeat visits? [duplicate]

Does the view counter at the side of the page show unique visitors or add a visit everytime then return to the page. Does it count the asker?
132 votes
66 answers
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Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns

Update We have done a bunch of work following your feedback - just look at all those status-completed tags on the different answers here! The top suggestion was to do something about the badge ...
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