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Page Statistics

The Page Statistics feature provides you with information about traffic to your page during a specified date range. The Page Statistics link is available in the upper left hand corner of any open Page in the dotCMS backend.

Page Statistics Button

Clicking the Page Statistics link brings up a screen that displays the following information about your Page:

Page Statistics

Please see below for descriptions of each field in each section of the screen.

Date Range Selection

The header of the Page Statistics screen displays the following information, and allows you to enter a date range to filter the results:

FieldDescription
Page View Statistics ForDisplays the URL path of the active page.
FromStart date for filtering display of page statistics.
End DateEnd date for filtering display of page statistics.

If no date range is entered, the statistics shown include the entire time the Page has been live on your site.

Site Usage

FieldDescription
Site Usage GraphShows the total number of visits during the time field specified and breaks up visitors into two groups:
unique visitors (by ip address), and the total number of page views by all visitors(including repeat visitors).
Page ViewsThe total number of times the page was viewed during the specified time period.
Time on PageThe average time spent by users on the page during the specified time period.
Pages/VisitThe average number of pages visited per user session during the specified time period.
Unique VisitorsThe total number of non-duplicated or unique visits (by ip address) during the specified time period.
Bounce RateQualifying metric used to track the percentage of users who visited and quickly leave your site without visiting any other pages before or after the visit to this page. This is a telling metric for landing pages.
ExitThe percentage of visits that leave the page based on the number of visits the page has had during the date range.
Note that an Exit visitor might have come to the page from another web page on your site then exited your web site
(as opposed to Bounce rate, which tracks users who visited the page from an external site and then left).

Top Users

FieldDescription
Create Mailing List ButtonCreates a dotCMS mailing list of the users who logged into the front end during the specified time period.
Download List ButtonDownloads a CSV file of the registered users who visited your site during the specified time period.
Top UsersThe top 5 registered users who visited this page during the specified time period.
Unregistered UsersThe total number of page views from unregistered users during the specified time period.

Traffic Flow

FieldDescription
Search EnginesThe total number/percentage of visits generated by search engine “bots” traffic to your site during the specified time period.
Referring SitesThe total number/percentage of visits generated by referring sites during the specified time period.
Direct TrafficThe total number/percentage of visits directly to your page during the specified time period.
External IncomingThe total number of visits coming from external referrer sites during the specified time period.
IncomingThe top 5 internal referrer pages that led visitors to the active Page and the respective number of referrals during the specified time period.
OutgoingThe top 5 internal pages that visitors were led to upon exiting the active Page during the specified time period.

Page Subscriptions

Subscriptions to Pages is a custom feature that can be enabled for any Enterprise level dotCMS client.

  • If you're an Enterprise client, please contact dotCMS Support for more information.
  • If you'd like more information on dotCMS Enterprise edition features, please contact us.