Posts

The Top Posts page shows the best performing articles based on the selected time frame, metrics, and filters.

#Real-time data

The Posts page defaults to the Pulse view of real-time data.

  1. Clicking Pulse/Historical will toggle between real-time and historical data.
  2. The green trend line shows traffic for the current day.
  3. The gray shaded area shows the eight-week trailing average.
  4. Hovering over a post title will show its proportion of all traffic.

Specify a time frame for real-time data

  1. Click Pulse.
  2. Click the dropdown.
  3. Select the time frame.

#Historical data

Click on Historical to see a bar graph of long-term traffic data. Historical defaults to the current day.

Specify a time frame for historical data

  1. Click Historical.
  2. Click the calendar icon.
  3. Use the calendar or click one of the preset ranges to specify a date.
  4. Click Apply.

You can also click and drag the bar graph to select a date range. Click and drag the line graph beneath to scroll through the dates.

#Filters and metrics

Filter posts

You can filter based on author, section, tag, page type, publish date, and video.

  1. Click a filter.
  2. Enter who, what, or when you want to filter (e.g. the name of an author, the title of a section).
  3. Select how you’d like to filter results.

Select a metric

  1. Click the dropdown.
  2. Select a metric.

#View Top Posts on a big screen

Once you’ve selected the time frame, filters, and metrics that matter most, click the expander icon in the top right to show a big-screen-friendly version.

#Get detailed information on any post

Click the title, author or section link of any post to see a more details.

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