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Viewing insights for your discussions

Discussions insights provide data about your discussions' activity, views, and contributors.

Who can use this feature

Repository administrators and people with maintain access to a repository can view the insights dashboard for discussions in that repository. Repository administrators and people with maintain access to the source repository for organization discussions can view the insights dashboard for discussions in that organization.

About the discussions insights dashboard

You can use discussions insights to help understand the contribution activity, page views, and growth of your discussions community.

  • Contribution activity shows the count of total contributions to discussions, issues, and pull requests.
  • Discussions page views shows the total page views for discussions, segmented by logged in versus anonymous viewers.
  • Discussions daily contributors shows the daily count of unique users who have reacted, upvoted, marked an answer, commented, or posted in the selected time period.
  • Discussions new contributors shows the daily count of unique new users who have reacted, upvoted, marked an answer, commented, or posted in the selected time period.

Screenshot of the discussions dashboard

Tip: To view the exact data for a time period, hover over that time period in the graph.

Viewing discussions insights

  1. On GitHub.com, navigate to the main page of the repository. For organization discussions, navigate to the main page of the source repository.
  2. Under your repository name, click Insights. Insights tab in the main repository navigation bar
  3. In the left sidebar, click Community. Screenshot of the "Community" tab in left sidebar
  4. Optionally, in the upper-right corner of the page, select the Period dropdown menu and click the time period for which you want to view data: 30 days, 3 months, or 1 year. Screenshot of the date range selector for discussions insights