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April 3, 2008

New Google Analytics Charts Show Time Patterns

Google Analytics added a new option for charts: graph data by hour, day, week or month. The hour graphs are only available in some of the visitors reports and they could be helpful to find out the time of the day when most people visit your sites. The graph below shows a strange shift that happened in the past year, even if the regional distribution of this blog's visitors hasn't changed too much.


It would be nice to see aggregated graph for days of the week, for months and for years, enhanced with some possible explanations for the changes, like we can see in Google Trends and Google Finance.

{ Thanks, Fede777. }

5 comments:

  1. Fede777 | GeekspotApril 3, 2008 at 6:16 PM

    Wow you posted it, thank you.

    BTW it would be nice to have a "Today" button for today's visitors fast access.

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  2. I think this is very important. Other systems work with it very intensly. I couldn't be anymore without it.

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  3. That's perfect. Another great feature added to the already best stats counter on the web. Whoever doesn't use analytics, this is a must have.

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  4. Add visitor paths and I'll consider switching from statcounter.com ...

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