Find most visited site and pages in site collection using SharePoint 2010

sharepoint 2010 most visited pages

In this post, we will discuss how we can find most visited site and pages in site collection using SharePoint 2010.


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To find the most visited site and pages in the site collection follow steps:

1. First, we need to activate a site collection feature name as “Advanced Web Analytics” as shown in the fig below:

sharepoint 2010 usage reports
SharePoint 2010 usage reports

2. Now Add the web part go to the page and edit that page and click on add web part as shown in the fig below:

sharepoint 2010 web analytics reports
SharePoint 2010 web analytics reports

3. Go to the “Content Rollup” Web Part category and then select “Web Analytics Web Part” as shown in the fig below:

sharepoint 2010 site usage reports
SharePoint 2010 site usage reports

4. The most visited site will look like below as shown in the fig below:

sharepoint 2010 page views
SharePoint 2010 page views

5. After this, if you want to change the properties and set what you want to display Pages or site then edit the web part and set all properties as shown in fig. Open the web part properties tool pane:

sharepoint 2010 most visited pages
SharePoint 2010 most visited pages

6. Below is the option for your choice to display that web part:

Information to Display: Basically, your results can either be a list of content, things like pages and files that have been accessed, or it can be a list of common searches that are performed. Site search queries are just common terms that people have looked for on the current site, and search center queries are common searches that have been done using the search center site.

Site Scope: If you have selected Most Viewed Content in the “Information to Display” box, you will be able to use this drop-down box to pick either This Site Collection, This site, and subsites, or This site only. Whichever you choose, the web part will only show commonly accessed content from that location/scope.

Search Scope: If you choose search center queries in the “Information to display” box, then you can pick a specific search scope to narrow it down to. For example, if you have a site where you keep all of your company policies, and you’ve created a custom search scope for it in search administration in central admin, then you can pick that specific scope name here, and the web part will only show common searches that people perform when they’re looking for company policies.

Period: By default, the web part only shows you content or searches that have been done in the last 30 days. You can change that number of days, and the maximum is 180 days. The web part won’t show any content that has been accessed or searched for longer than X many days ago.

Item Limit: How many items will show in the web part. The higher the number here, the longer the web part will be vertically down the page. The default is 10.

Exclude item title or search query containing: This can be a comma-separated list of words that you would NOT like to appear in this web part.



Show Frequency: This is the number of times the item has been accessed or searched for. It puts a number in parentheses after each item in the list.

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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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