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Questions tagged [traffic]

Web traffic to Stack Exchange sites. Use for one or more of: the number of Visitors to an SE site, the Pages Viewed, the Posts Modified or created, the Data Transferred, etc

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How can I see if my question is still active?

Years and years ago, I posted a very awkward question on Stack Overflow. Now I checked it again and I discovered it got around 7k views and the answers to that question have got a discrete number of ...
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Using off-topic questions to build beta site activity

A user on Beer (beta) suggested temporarily allowing a kind of question that normally would be considered off-topic, in order to build site activity. Specifically, the user proposes crosswords, ...
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What are the traffic stats for full web, mobile web per OS, Android app and iOS app?

We can talk about stats but they're of little use when they're global stats. Can you share traffic stats of the full web site, the mobile web site per OS, the Android app and the iOS app? These stats ...
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Quantcast says it does not directly measure traffic for sites under stackexchange.com domain

Stack Exchange uses Quantcast, and we get to enjoy directly measured traffic data for Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and so forth. This used to be the case for all SE sites, as seen here. But ...
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Severe traffic drop for some sites since the last Google algorithm update

The recent update from Google to their search algorithm seems to have hit a few sites rather severely. I can't say for sure that this change is responsible, but the traffic graph from Skeptics looks ...
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Why has traffic on my site spiked suddenly?

I've noticed that traffic on my favorite site (and a few others) has spiked recently: Why has this happened and is it going to last?
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Question views / site visit ratio of anonymous versus authenticated users

Just a question out of curiosity: StackOverflow has around 4M unique visits per day (https://www.quantcast.com/stackoverflow.com). Have they ever published numbers on what ratio of traffic is ...
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How to do you find which site in Stack Exchange is highly active?

Is there way I can find out which Stack Exchange site/s is highly active (some statistics) at the current moment? Definition of active: More people are online and are browsing Stack Exchange sites. ...
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Why did SO's (and SF's) traffic level off?

If you look at the stats for all time on Quantcast: https://www.quantcast.com/stackoverflow.com#!traffic and select 'All' for the date range, traffic shows steady growth until about March 2013, then ...
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Traffic stats use median and not mean?

According to the All Sites page, traffic is reported as the median of visits, per day, over the last two weeks. : (Click for larger image) And Kyle Cronin ♦ states that the median is used, so this ...
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Where can I find the number of monthly pageviews for Stack Overflow?

Is there a reliable source for the latest number of page-views stackoverflow.com receives (not the Stack Exchange network, just that site)? I need a source that I can cite on my research paper.
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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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How to deal with increasing question traffic on Stack Overflow

I've noticed a disturbing trend on Stack Overflow lately, questions on Stack Overflow get bumped from the front page in usually less than an hour after submitting them. Two questions of mine, and ...
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Is visits/day calculated differently on the Area 51 view than on the Stack Exchange site list?

According to this question and this question, the visits/day metric on sites' Area 51 page is calculated as the median number of visits per day over the previous 14 days. At the moment, the Area ...
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Something odd with traffic numbers on stackexchange.com

Take a look at http://stackexchange.com/sites, does every user in stackoverflow.com visit the site 3 times a day? Or is the anonymous traffic just huge? (for every site in stackexchange.com, by the ...
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Is there a term for titles designed for cross-site traffic?

What term is there for questions like: How can I tell if a corpse is safe to eat? (Gaming) So I was out drinking last night...how do I remove a tattoo? (Gaming) which generate a lot of traffic from ...
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What proportion of visitors to SE sites are logged in?

I'm interested in this for no other reason than idle curiosity. Is there any way to find out: What proportion of activity (questions/answers) comes from logged in users? What proportion of traffic ...
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Can SE sites pages volume be reduced?

I just noticed that when SO main page is loaded in Firefox with "Automatically load images" unchecked that single load consumes about 400 kilobytes of traffic - I used Net Limiter to measure that. ...
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How to know what kind of traffic your shared link to SO/SE question has generated?

I have shared a link to a question on SO/SE to Facebook. How do I verify that this has generated traffic to the question? Is there any way to verify or track the link to see if any one has visited ...
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Has the traffic on this site changed, or have my questions changed?

I joined SO about 4 months ago. Over the first couple months, I asked about 13 questions, all related to iPhone development. I was impressed with how quickly I received responses, and without fail all ...
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Auto protect questions with a sudden influx of viewers

A sudden, large increase in viewers, for instance from Reddit, can result in no small amount of noise and spam, as it more often than not occurs when there's a contentious topic at hand. It may be ...
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What are Stack Overflow's peak hours?

At what UTC time(s) is Stack Overflow most used?
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Reporting site traffic

(note: I've seen the related question on area51 vs stackexchange.com/sites traffic reporting. This is a slightly different discrepancy). For cstheory.stackexchange.com, the site stats listed on the ...
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What's the difference between stackexchange.com/sites traffic numbers and Area 51 traffic numbers?

Looking at the Money SE traffic numbers in light of the discussion about domain names, I saw this large difference: http://stackexchange.com/sites lists Money traffic at 434 visits per day. http://...
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Did announcing area51 have the impact that was expected?

I read a comment by Joel a few days back that they were expecting a flood of people to come to area51 once it was publicly announced. Was it like that or did the activity remain the same? I think it ...
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Google top 1000

Is stackoverflow in google's top 1000 most visited websites yet ?
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Attracting more traffic to Stack Exchange question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to draw attention to a question without creating a bounty How to get attention for your old, unanswered questions Best Time to Ask Questions This question might not ...
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What is the total number of hits/day for Stack Overflow?

As Stack Overflow grows day by day and a larger number of people use it daily, what is the total number of hits/day for Stack Overflow?
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An indicator of how much traffic is on Stackoverflow at the current time

It would be nice if we had some indicator on the page that gave us an idea of how "hot" Stackoverflow or another trilogy site is at the current time. This could be based on how many answers/questions/...
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Why is there more activity on Stack Overflow than on Super User? [closed]

Is it because programmers are more willing to help people?
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How do we grow the Server Fault and Super User communities?

Here are the last few weeks of the "visitor" metric per Google Analytics, on each Trilogy site: meta.stackoverflow.com http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/8907/analyticsvisitorsmeta.png serverfault....
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A StackOverflow milestone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow taking down the evil Experts Exchange According to my query on Alexa, this week the traffic to stackoverflow.com exceeded that to a competing knowledge exchange ...
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Displaying Users Online

I've just been considering that I found would find it very useful to be able to view certain details about the number and types of users online at any time. In particular, the following statistics I ...
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Quantcast numbers vs. Google analytics numbers. Why the discrepancy?

Quantcast claims that SO receives 1.8 mm unique visitors per month, and 17.2 pageviews per month: http://www.quantcast.com/stackoverflow.com You can't see this part, but Google Analytics shows: 3,...