tl;dr New and upgraded Wikistats data files, reports and charts, with cleaner metrics.
Recently Wikimedia Foundation has upgraded its data feeds for hourly page view counts, using a new definition which excludes crawler traffic. These new data are now available from May onwards (backfilled). A big THANK YOU to the Analytics Team.
and Oliver Keyes
As prominent consumer of these data feeds Wikistats couldn’t stay behind. Besides a major upgrade to existing files, charts and reports (see below) new charts were added as well.
Often in the news: the editor trend on Wikipedia. Here all Wikipedias taken together show a pretty slow overall drop since 2007 (a sharper decline on English Wikipedia is almost offset by increases on other Wikipedias). Trend for very active active editors is totally flat.
BIG CHANGE: In new data feeds all crawler traffic is (finally) filtered out. Overall this results in a drop of around 20% page views (or actually bot requests). The drop is larger on small wikis and projects
Wikistats uses the upgraded data feeds to produce several sets of reports:
Daily/monthly per article page views
Wikistats grabs the upgraded hourly files, both the page views per article and per wiki, and aggregates each into several larger entities. For per article page views daily and monthly aggregates now also used the new feed.
Page view totals per wiki (aka ‘project totals’)
Wikistats collects the hourly per-wiki ‘projectview’ files, packages them in to a yearly tar file, and produces a large set of csv files available for download as one zip file (both of these, input and output, are here). The csv files include totals per wikis per hour, day, day of week, month, and more, and contain separate counts for WMF’s mobile and non-mobile sites.