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Why am I getting the Notable Question Badge when the question says "3k" views?

I am getting the notable question badge when it is 3k views, not 2.5k views, but the badge says for 2.5k views. Now awhile ago it wasn't as easy to get this badge but now it is easier. We should not ...
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348 views

Why does my question get this many views?

I recently asked a question on the fairly unpopular "Yocto" tag. That is, most new questions have barely 20 to 30 views. Now this one has amassed more than 3k views in just one day, which I ...
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130 views

Getting questions with >N views despite searching for questions with ≤N views

Trying to search for questions with at most n views, I'm getting questions with more views than asked for. For example, I tried to search for views:1..5 on CrossValidated, but I'm getting results ...
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178 views

Unable to view exact view count on questions with many views on touchscreen devices

For questions with many views (when a suffix is used) there isn't any way to get the exact view count on touchscreen devices. E.g.: On devices when the mouse pointer is available you can see the ...
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How can I view the actual number of views for a question?

Most questions on the SE websites tend to abbreviate their views above 1000 views. Meaning that a question with 1000 views shows it as "1k views", 10,000 views as "10k views" and ...
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208 views

Save vote/visit stats of all questions and answers to a file so that one can show one's stats over time, not just the points?

Since this feature request was answered with a good workaround, I am rather asking here for any tool to get the stats of the votes and visits of questions and the votes of the answers as a file. Old ...
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93 views

Viewed count uses incorrect plural form for suffixed value

It seems that the viewed count below the question title uses the plural form based on the exact value, but not on the suffixed (rounded) one with k: In this particular case, the correct translations ...
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587 views

What would make a question popular with high views?

I was wondering what might be making my questions less attractive to users? I get very low views most of the time. What should be done to increase a question's popularity?
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290 views

Why do some questions have 40k+ views and thousand of votes?

For example this question: Xcode 4.4 and later install Command Line Tools Has 40k+ views. Usually a question can have 100-200 views if it's interesting. Why this one is so much viewed?
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346 views

Report total number of question views not as title-text on mobile devices? [closed]

I was using my phone to check in on a question I asked that has over 1000 views. I was curious exactly how many views there were, but it's measured in kviews. On a PC I could just use the title-text ...
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74 views

Mobile site: can we see views somewhere? [duplicate]

One thing that bugs me when using the mobile site is you can't see the views of a question anywhere (even though you can rank questions by views on your profile!). Can this be added somewhere?
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Number of views not available from an Android phone

When visiting any Stack Exchange site's mobile version from an Android device, the view counter is not displayed. However, it is there on the full site view.
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247 views

Is there a way to view the number of unique views for a question on a mobile device? [closed]

I'm using an iPhone, but I would imagine it's the same for other mobile devices as well. If you browse to any stack exchange site, you get a very well made mobile site. The only gripe that I have is ...
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102 views

Is it possible to use SEDE to plot the pageviews for a specific question over time?

I answered a question on Chem.SE earlier today and noticed just now that it'd made it to HNQ. This got me wondering just how big the HNQ Effect™ is in terms of a jump in pageviews. I found a handful ...
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85 views

Query view counts give incorrect results

Consider this query, which yields 3 questions (today). [hortonworks] -[hortonworks-data-platform] is:question views:10..10 Anticipating the Meta effect, the view counts will change, but here's what ...
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92 views

The question view count displayed in a search result page is inaccurate [duplicate]

Example from android stackexchange: 7 views in search: vs. 168 views:
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104 views

View count are shown highly inflated in display [duplicate]

View count for my post How can never ending decimal numbers represent finite lengths? e.g. $\pi$, $\sqrt{2}$ has barely touched 2500 and it shows 3k view in the display, which is 20% inflated from the ...
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304 views

Is there a possibility of seeing a graph of a question's views over time?

I'm not sure if this is possible architecturally, but when judging whether to set a bounty and how much it should be, it would be nice to see the impact based on our previous questions. If you're not ...
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57 views

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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Is traffic from search engines included in the question view counts? [duplicate]

This should apply to all sites, but I'll write from the perspective of Arts & Crafts. According to the analytics, 93% of our site's traffic is from search engines. People don't use Google to ...
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130 views

Change "1 views" to "1 view" in the profile page on a newly asked question

In the "Questions" tab under the "Activity" tab on my profile, I noticed that on a newly asked question there was the following information: 0 answers 0 votes 1 views Can the ...
10 votes
1 answer
348 views

How can I search for the most viewed questions?

Is there a way to know about the most viewed questions of a Stack Exchange site? The Frequent heading under Questions gives something else (though close enough).
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48 views

Round number of views in review queues

If the number of views on a question is 1,000 or higher, it's rounded to the nearest 1k (and you can see the exact amount when hovering over it). The review queues form an exception; while those ...
4 votes
1 answer
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Query to get users with highest number of sites with at least one famous question

I want to know who are the top users across all sites in terms of number of sites in which they've got at least one famous question (so, count is across sites, not across famous questions). I know ...
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Is there any user data that can be used to infer how many answers are read on individual posts?

On Skeptics we are discussing the new "unpinned answer" feature and I had the thought that perhaps the discussion often assumes the premise that only the top answer is typically read. I don'...
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104 views

Using the views feature during searches

When I run views:0 I come back with questions that have 100k or 300 views. Is the views feature greater or less than? If I do created:2021-09-09 views:0 I don't see anything that has 0 views or even ...
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In the Data Explorer, can you get the change in the number of views for a single question? [duplicate]

I am trying to find out the monthly change in views for a single question in Data Explorer. I was able to get the current number of views, but could not figure out how to get the past number of views. ...
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265 views

Statistic for views over time

How can I see statistics about when the number of views increased over time? I would like to find out if at a certain date there was a significant increase of views to one of my "famous" ...
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138 views

Have there been analyses to see if views of well-received answers are reduced by closure as duplicate which try to control for other factors?

This is a narrowly-scoped question; I'm just curious if this has been investigated quantitatively. Background only: I spent some substantial time and effort and love and coffee writing this answer to ...
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141 views

Should we add placeholders for referencing upvotes, downvotes, views, etc. of a question/answer?

Often when writing meta posts, you are referencing values such as upvotes, downvotes, and views from other questions. This results in lots of "at the time of writing" and "currently&...
3 votes
2 answers
177 views

An answer has more votes than views [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Views and upvotes mismatch on meta question Views indicator inaccurate, shows one views on question with two close vote I have noticed this several times that an answer has ...
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We need different string to translate for scaled view count on the question page

View count with scale (i.e. kilo-view) on the question page (at the top of) needs a different string to translate. Example on ruSO: It seems that current translation rely on non-scaled value (i.e. ...
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114 views

Why isn't there a counter for answers (like there is for questions) saying "viewed ## times"?

I noticed that for questions there is a header saying "Viewed n times", but why isn't there a corresponding header for answers?
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1 answer
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Sort option: most views

When I'm looking at questions/tagged/<tag_name>?sort=faq views of SE sites, I often wish I could have a "most views" sort option. Especially if I'm completely new to a tag area and want to come ...
83 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I sort the questions by the number of views?

The question is in the title, how do I sort the questions by the number of view? If not that, I'd settle for any suggestion on how to view the "Most Viewed" questions.
2 votes
1 answer
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How can I view the median number of views on questions in a given SE website?

Ideally, I also would like to see the standard deviation, average and interquartile range (IQR), add have some way to plot question age vs. median number of views on the questions with IQR or standard ...
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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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Is there a way to find out the number of tag-page views?

When curating tags, I sometimes think to myself questions like: Are people clicking on this tag to look at the corresponding collection of questions? Hence... Question: Is there a way to find out ...
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2 answers
330 views

Do not count views of the asker

As stated in the question "Does the number of views on an SO question exclude my own views?" the views of the question asker are included in the view count of a question. I think it would be a good ...
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Exact number of times a question is viewed? [duplicate]

Is it possible to determine exactly how many times a question has been viewed on any Stack Exchange network site? After a page has been viewed for around a thousand times, all I get to see is view ...
8 votes
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85 views

Is there a way to tell if a question has had a sudden increase in page views?

Other than taking a record of the page views over time, is there any way to tell if a question has received a sudden increase in page views? The reason I am interested is it could be a useful ...
3 votes
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Data explorer query request: a plot of total views vs. reputation

There's a recent push to be more welcoming to beginners. This leads me to the question: Are people coming to Stack Exchange because of questions made by low-rep users? To get some data (not opinions)...
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1 answer
74 views

How can I get the top x questions for a tag or set of tags based on number of views?

Is there a way to make a bookmarkable URL of a Stack Overflow search that yields top x questions for a tag or set of tags, based on number of views? Basically, the frequently asked questions. Looks ...
2 votes
1 answer
100 views

Easiest way to know how many views my question got [duplicate]

I want to know the easiest way to know how many views my question got?
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155 views

Why do these two identical view counts have different colors?

I was browsing popular questions on Code Review Stack Exchange and I stumbled upon this disparity: What causes this behavior to happen? If both questions are above 10k views, shouldn't they both be ...
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Where does my question get posted if it gets migrated?

If my question gets migrated or I flag it to be migrated, then where does it get posted? What is its status? Is it shown as a new question? Is it at the top of the list? Are the chances of people ...
4 votes
2 answers
217 views

How to gather more views for a posted question other than putting bounties? [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and want to know how shall I increase the view of my question which is not getting answered and has gathered small no. of views. I have used bounties in stack overflow in ...
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124 views

How can a post have more votes than views? [duplicate]

It's not a time issue, I refreshed the page a couple of times. 1 person = 1 vote.
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First view when posting a question [duplicate]

I noticed that when I post a question, there's always at least one view Asked today Viewed 1 times Is the 1st view always the OP?
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How does downvoting impact a post view count?

If a question accumulates downvotes, does the post receive any more or less attention? I am aware of the Twitter Bot which increases exposure for high-score posts. I am wondering if there is a ...

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