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for questions about the core statistics for sites that determine the health of a site relevant in the Area 51 phase of a site or during its lifetime to guide the site towards graduation.

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Should we create a Year in Review?

After being inspired to gather some stats for Salesforce.SE, we were discussing it internally and we're wondering if other sites would want to see something similar. If so, then we would look to ...
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What's with the Japanese SO's stats?

I took this screenshot just now, and got these interesting stats about the new Japanese Stack Overflow. I refreshed the page, went back, and nothing changed. And, here's what I find odd: It clearly ...
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In beta sites, link to Site Stats on Stack Exchange leads just to list of sites

Each beta site has such box in the right sidebar of the homepage: Expected behavior when clicking "stack exchange" is the list of sites displayed and auto scrolled to the relevant site, or ...
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What is the "reciprocity" of Stack Overflow?

During yesterday's podcast, Joel mentioned the reciprocity ratio and also said that the sweet spot for successful sites is 14%. I'm curious to know what the rate is for Stack Overflow itself. ...
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Does it makes sense to have the same graduation criteria for all beta sites?

Different SE sites cover a wide range of topics. And the thought process in generating a question is VERY different from one to another. In programming related sites, I can come up with many question ...
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Revamp of the Stack Exchange /sites list

The Stack Exchange Sites list provides a list of all of the sites and some statistics about them: total questions, total answers, percent answered, users, visits/day, questions/day, and age. These ...
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Russian SE has a slightly longer and more storied history than Japanese SO

In what I assume is a repeat of What's with the Japanese SO's stats?, the "All Sites" page sorted by age in list view shows that Rus.SE is 2014 years, 3 months old (click for full resolution)...
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Site age and the number of visits are incorrect

According to Stackexchange.com, this site is 2013 years old, but sadly has 0 visits/day.
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How do migrated questions get counted, for site statistics?

This is really just a matter of curiosity. When a question gets migrated to another site, where does it end up being counted for site statistics? Does it only get counted where it was originally ...
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Proposal for displaying days in beta stat in site stats

Could we also see days in beta in the Site Stats sidebar for every beta site? Please some StackExchange people respond in some way for this request.
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Show more SE site stats

As far as I'm aware, the stats page on Area 51 is the only way for participants of new SE communities to see some stats on how their site is doing. What I would like to see is a more extended "How is ...
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Where are the site stats pages?

I used to see a Stats link somewhere on the right sidebar of Stack Exchange sites. Now I can't seem to find them. Where are all the site stats pages? UPDATE: I was actually looking for the stats ...
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Is a high close/migration rate a problem for a SE site? Why or Why not?

Programmers.SE has a fairly high close/migration question rate (43% over the past month). However, when I posted a meta question asking what we could do to help lower that rate, one of the moderators ...
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no answers, no users, on Stack Overflow?

Why does the site overview claim 0 answers, 0 users for Stack Overflow?
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Wrong site age for Ask Patents in SE site list

I was just looking through the list of All sites to see new sites. I was surprised to see Ask Parents stats: 2.8k questions, 4.4k answers, nearly 10k users and site age is only 3 months!! So, with ...
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What defines an "avid user"?

On area51.SE and SE, you can see the stats of all sites. I'm curious about one thing: what defines an "avid user"? Reputation count? Activity on the site?
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Does the site statistic "%answered" take into account deleted questions?

One site statistic available through stackexchange.com or area51 is the % answered. On some sites, many unanswered questions get deleted after a month (if downvoted) or after a year (otherwise). Are ...
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Numbering the List View of the SE Sites site?

In addition to using many of the moderator analytics tools, which I review several times a week, I sometimes look at the List View of the SE Sites site to gain insight into some other characteristics ...
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Moderator site analytics are wrong for Meta sites

On the meta site for Biology (and according to comments all metas), the moderator statistics page has a 'default' date jump-to for private beta start: Things are fine on the main site: Furthermore, ...
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Are the 'Quantum Computing' and 'Artificial Intelligence' sites still in Beta?

On Area 51, the proposal pages for Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence both say, "This site is in Public Beta". However, the Home pages of Quantum Computing and Artificial ...
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Site Stats data showing "0 visitors/day" in all beta sites and link to stack exchange timing out

I just noticed that all beta sites show 0 visitors/day in the Site Stats. I checked Spanish Language, Personal Productivity and many others, and all have the problem. Furthermore, clicking on the &...
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The statistics for Stack Overflow incorrect on Stack Exchange

There appears to be an "overflow" in the statistics for Stack Overflow on Stack Exchange:
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Make Stats More Accessible on stackexchange.com/sites

#Background The stats on se/sites is the only place on the network where stats across different sites can be compared. That page has 3 major issues: Inaccessible for Analysis Lacking Important ...
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Network-wide site comparison statistics

It seems to me that different sites on the Stack Exchange network are very different when it comes to statistics such as average views per question, reputation per user, badges per user, etc. I would ...
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how many rep points are awarded on SO per day? [closed]

I'm just curious about the stats for the site as a whole. How many questions are asked per day? How many rep points are earned per day? That sort of thing. I presume the numbers are increasing over ...
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In Ask Patents, the link to "more site stats on Area 51" is broken [closed]

Ask Patents SE is a Beta site that skipped the Area 51 development phase completely, according to Which Stack Exchange sites weren't proposed in Area 51?. However, the sidebar showing the site stats ...
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What is the logic of site order in reputation leagues?

The order of sites on Reputation Leagues page roughly corresponds to their size. However, I could not identify the statistic by which the sites are ordered: it's neither the number of questions, nor ...
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Find answered % rate of any Stack Exchange community

There is an option to find answered percentage for each tag on Stack Overflow, but I want to know if there is any way I can check the answered rate of Super User.
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Stats on unique hats by site—available anywhere?

I'm wondering what hats each site has earned at any given time. Perhaps to see how close I am to earning Just Here for the Hat, or perhaps to see whether a site is highly ranked because they worked ...
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Stack Exchange site stats - NaN%?

Stack Exchange site stats - NaN%? May be the site itself shouldn't be there, since it's got merged?
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Stats on edits for answers to questions

I just posted a beginner question son Stack Overflow Python why would you use [:] over = I got three one line answers to my questions with in 30 sec (Great job!) but I can't accept a answer for 10 ...
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Site Stats widget that links to "more info" on stack exchange [duplicate]

I don't know how it's supposed to work, but I think it doesn't work at all right now. Try clicking the lowest link in this widget: I just get the list of all sites and on top of the page despite the ...
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Beta Site Stats Broken

I've seen this in IE 8 and Firefox 4. This does not seem to affect all sites, though. Security and Mechanics are affected, but RPG is not. I'll check around other sites and update this question as ...
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"more site stats on: Stack Exchange" shows/does nothing [duplicate]

Out of curiosity, while on Writers, I went to check out more stats on the right. I wanted to see how the stats looked on Stack Exchange rather than Area51 so I clicked on the link and was taken to the ...
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Site Stats Zeroed in Public Betas

Site Stats Zeroed in Public Betas http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/8340/statszeroed.png It seems that this problem is affecting all public beta sites, except for: Game Development Electronic ...
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How to see the accepted answer % of sites?

How can I see the accepted answer % of any Stack Exchange site, including those in beta? Is there a link? I would like to find out, for example, out of all questions asked over the last month, how ...
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Site stats of non-beta sites

Is it possible to see stats for sites that are no longer in their beta (like photo.SE)? If not, why?
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Link to Stack Exchange in Site Stats doesn't work properly [duplicate]

Similar to Link from beta sites to Stack Exchange stats is broken and In beta sites, link to Site Stats on Stack Exchange leads to hot questions list; but right now it's different; it seems to lead to ...
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Seeing stats of Bitcoin website with 100 rep

When I check posts on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange site I see the statistics of the site. I do not see these statistics on other SE sites though. But I think one must have a privilege to see these stats ...
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How is MSE 5 years old?

If you look at this page Meta Stack Exchange is listed at being 5y5m old. However, MSE was only introduced April 2014: 7m ago. My theory is that when MSO was mirrored to become MSE, the creation date ...
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SE multi-site strategy - measure it [closed]

I'd like to ask the SE dev team to reconsider the 'status-declined' tag for my proposal of creating a 'Visitor' role. I'm asking because I think it's an important feature, but I don't want you to take ...
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