Have you ever wonder, how your readers know about your blog?
Do they reach your blog from Search Engine?
Is it from the forum that you posted some comments?
Or is it from the comments that you posted on some high traffic blogs?
Are your readers reading your blog from RSS or directly visiting your blog?
How many readers are visiting your blogs per day?
Which are the articles attract the readers most?
The above questions can be easily answered by installing the Statpress Plugin.
This is one of my favorite plugin. Everyday, without fail, I will check the statistics, tracked by the Statpress Plugin of how many readers & RSS feeds have visited by blog.
This plugin tracks quite a number of areas.
It has an overview section whereby it will display visitors, pageviews, spiders & feed
It will also display the latest 10 items for Last hits, last search terms, last referrers, last agents, last pages & last spiders.
Last Hits – It display info on whether the traffic comes from RSS, spiders or visitors
Last Search term – What search terms your readers used to reach your blog and from which Search Engine
Last Referrers – Readers coming from your comments on other blogs, Social networking & others.
Last Agents – It will display which OS & browsers you readers are using.
Last pages – Latest pages viewed by your readers.
Last spiders – Display the spiders that have visited your blog.
A sample screenshot of the Last Search Terms
In detail section it will provide an accumulated count on:-
- Top days
- Operating System
- Search Engine
- Top search terms
- Top referrer
- Top pages
- Top days unique visitors
- Top days pageview
- Top IP page views.
A sample screenshot of the Top referer in the detail section
With this plugin, it helps me to understand what keywords my readers used to reach this blog.
This is one of the definitely Must Have Plugin for bloggers.
Steps to download the Statpress plugin & activate it
Go to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/statpress and download the files.
Unzip the files.
Upload the directory Statpress to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory using FTP
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Look for below the Settings. You will see Statpress.