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Zero visitors? What happened to site analytics about a week ago? [duplicate]

This is the views section of the site analytics visible to 25k users on one of my sites: That's, uh, not correct. Our site has had its usual activity level during this time. I checked a couple ...
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Site Analytics multi-year timeline omits the year

On a site where I have the Site Analytics privilege, I asked for a multi-year plot of questions asked per week. The time axis was displayed as follows: This is not a particularly useful time axis. ...
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Identify tags that tend to be associated with off-topic/problematic questions?

Anecdotally, I've noticed that a few tags on a site I frequently visit tend to be associated with questions that are off-topic (e.g., > 70% of questions with that tag have been closed). Is there a ...
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How do you measure your audience? What baselines are available?

Is there any attempt to measure who is using the Stack sites or how that audience has changed over time? What does the audience look like today? What are you trying to make it look like in 6 months? ...
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Proposed micro-privilege: site analytics

Remember when I asked a few months ago: Help us identify micro-privileges for top users? The idea was to be able to start rolling these out quickly and not take too much developer and designer time. ...
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Why is duckduckgo.com listed as referrer rather than search engine on analytics page?

While exploring the moderator page /admin/analytics for the first time I see Google is the only search engine listed, and among the three referrers is duckduckgo.com at 15% of our traffic. Shouldn't ...
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Whats the most isolated SE site?

I'm curious about the social elements of Stack Exchange Sites and are looking for the Site that has the most isolated userbase. That is: The site with the most users that are not (active) on any other ...
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Could moderators be given access to how much spam their site(s) see?

Would it be possible to add spam blocked & flagged (and maybe other internal) stats to the super-secret-ana______-page? This probably would fit the description of "low priority" pretty well, ...
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Which SE site closes the most questions? [duplicate]

My favorite SE site gets a lot of bad questions, and a large amount of them get closed, it got me wondering if there were other SE sites that get as many bad questions, or if my chosen favorite just ...
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Does Stack Exchange have an official policy on honoring “Do Not Track” browser settings?

I know that everyone in the world today wants to know pretty much everything (possibly more than one's spouse) about everyone. Does Stack Exchange have an official policy on honoring Do Not Track ...
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Any way to compare activity between Meta and the normal sites?

Is there any statistics about how many page views has the Meta subsection compared to the normal site?
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Analytics are out of synch (posts vs/. visits)

With recent changes the date from the number of posts appears to be out of synch with the visits data. So the final date selected by default shows questions / answers however it shows zero visits for ...
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Show 10kers some simple analytics in the tools [duplicate]

Currently, only Diamond mods have access to real analytics - with pretty graphs and stuff. I'm currently helping in a Beta site, and I'm very interested in how the site is doing. Because of this, I ...
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Reinstated checkboxes in site analytics now shows 4 boxes instead of 2

Now that checkboxes have been reinstated on the moderator analytics page, the number of checkboxes has doubled from 2 to 4. I assume that someone was maybe attempting to rename them but forgot to ...
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Moderator site analytics chart is buggy

With the analytics chart when I try to hover over a particular point it shows nothing or flickers for a split second on Firefox, on IE it shows an x and y value (date to count) which is something new ...
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Selecting interesting questions by means of more sophisticated analysis

I’m thinking about possibility to make more sophisticated SE data dumps analysis in order to select most interesting questions. Maybe not a problem for SO because huge number of questions have 3-...
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Provide usage statistics for Suggested Questions

When users ask a new question, they get suggestions about existing questions that might potentially solve the question they are about to ask. We apparently track clicks on these, but apparently there ...
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Statistics for posts from unregistered versus registered accounts

I would like to have statistics for the quality of posts coming from unregistered versus registered accounts on my site. It is my suspicion that people who are willing to put out the effort to ...
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Off-Topic reason usage and statistics

Now that the individual Stack Exchange sites have been given the ability to set three custom Off Topic reasons per site is there a way (or intention to provide a way) to analyze which of these reasons ...
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Can we add moderator features to see keyword analytics and annotated traffic graphs for specific questions?

Editing is part of Stack Exchange culture. We see a question with a typo – we fix it. Some go further and clarify a question, or add metadata (tags) to a question, or caption an image where ...
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Calendar below footer in mod analytics

Apparently, something went KABOOM on the mod analytics page and I can't get the calendar out of my foot(er). Ouch. See for yourself: I'm using Chrome 24.0.1312.56 and this picture was taken on GFH.SE ...
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Analytics search keywords are unreliable

The analytics for the beta site I moderate (Lego Answers) provides unreliable search keywords. The first ten or so results are unique, but every search keyword after has 41 views, and there are ...
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Add a list of questions with the most views from search engines to analytics

Search engines are the most important source of traffic for most SE sites. Understanding how users find the site and which questions they land on can be very useful in order to promote the site or ...
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Make the newsletter subscription statistics cumulative

The current statistics for newsletter subscriptions in the moderator analytics tools show the number of users subscribing and unsubsribing every given day. So I could easily see how many people ...
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Analytics chart data change should remember the state if moving average was selected

Analytics chart data change should remember the state if moving average was selected. Repro: Open [se-site]/admin/analytics page. Check the moving average checkbox. Change the type of chart in the ...
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What are some of the metrics used by SE to measure improvements on SE sites?

I realize that summary statistics, such as the # of questions, # of users, % answered, # visits / unit of time, etc., are some of the metrics tracked. After thinking about the time to answer (see ...
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Allow more than two analytics charts

The analytics page has space for two graphs, and it helpfully remembers which two you've chosen and shows them every time you load the page. However, we're up to 12 available graphs now, and I'm ...
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Add 'Votes Per Post' to moderator analytics

Curious about voting on Ask Different, I wanted to see if the trend was up or down, as well as compare today to the private and public betas. Trying to use Moderator Analytics to do this doesn't work ...
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Add graph for traffic sources to Analytics

The moderator-only analytics for SE sites show already from where the traffic is coming from for a specific timeframe. This takes the form of a pie chart that shows how much traffic is direct, how ...
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View analytics for referral links

Clicking the link button brings up a text box with a referral link of the form /q/[post ID]/[user ID]. The presence of the user ID in this link allows the system to track the number of visits due to ...
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Making good use of analytics data in mod-tools

I'm a pro-tem mod at the beta gardening.SE site and while I was going through the analytics data, especially the "Search keywords" (which I interpret to mean "what people typed in their search engine ...
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SE analytics breakdown needs clarification on google domains

SE analytics include breakdowns of which search engines refer traffic. Are the country-specific google domains (e.g. google.co.in, google.ca) included in the generic 'Google' category? They seem to ...
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Strange results in search keywords analytics

The moderator-only analytics tab contains a list of search keywords that the people that arrived at our SE site used for their search. I've noticed quite some strange results in the list on Skeptics....
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Analytics for a new Stack Exchange site

If I create a new QA site using Area 51, can I access the Google Analytics data generated by it, or are those only for the Stack Exchange developers to see?
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Is there any analytics information that moderators can access for individual questions?

There are a number of questions on Programmers' that seem to be getting a lot of traffic: Do I need to go to a big-name university? How to be a zero-bug programmer? for example. I'm curious as to ...
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Moderator analytics “Search Keywords” & a white-hat SEO approach for questions

Background: Moderators can, for some time now, access limited analytics data in the moderator tools for a Stack Exchange site. (Refer to my previous feature request.) While the analytics tools aren'...
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2010 analytics for all Stack Exchange sites

The 2010 analytics data posted on the Stack Overflow blog recently were very interesting. It would be nice however to see this sort of data for all of the Stack Exchange sites, or at least for all of ...
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Make Number of Visits default analytics graph?

The default graph on moderator analytics for views is the "Total Page Views" graph. I think it would be better to display the "Number of Visits" graph by default, as this is the same metric used to ...
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Could moderators of a Stack Exchange site be granted access to Google Analytics, for SEO purposes?

Would it be possible for moderators of a Stack Exchange 2.0 site to get access to Google Analytics for the site? When I was running Basically Money, the SE 1.0 version of money.stackexchange.com, I ...