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Repository traffic

The Repository traffic API provides access to the information provided in your repository graph.

About the Repository traffic API

For repositories that you have push access to, the Repository traffic API provides access to the information provided in your repository graph. For more information, see "Viewing traffic to a repository."

Get repository clones

Works with GitHub Apps

Get the total number of clones and breakdown per day or week for the last 14 days. Timestamps are aligned to UTC midnight of the beginning of the day or week. Week begins on Monday.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github.v3+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
perstring

The time frame to display results for.

Default: day

Can be one of: , day, week

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/traffic/clones
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/traffic/clones

Response

Status: 200
{ "count": 173, "uniques": 128, "clones": [ { "timestamp": "2016-10-10T00:00:00Z", "count": 2, "uniques": 1 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-11T00:00:00Z", "count": 17, "uniques": 16 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-12T00:00:00Z", "count": 21, "uniques": 15 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-13T00:00:00Z", "count": 8, "uniques": 7 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-14T00:00:00Z", "count": 5, "uniques": 5 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-15T00:00:00Z", "count": 2, "uniques": 2 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-16T00:00:00Z", "count": 8, "uniques": 7 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-17T00:00:00Z", "count": 26, "uniques": 15 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-18T00:00:00Z", "count": 19, "uniques": 17 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-19T00:00:00Z", "count": 19, "uniques": 14 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-20T00:00:00Z", "count": 19, "uniques": 15 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-21T00:00:00Z", "count": 9, "uniques": 7 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-22T00:00:00Z", "count": 5, "uniques": 5 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-23T00:00:00Z", "count": 6, "uniques": 5 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-24T00:00:00Z", "count": 7, "uniques": 5 } ] }

Get top referral paths

Works with GitHub Apps

Get the top 10 popular contents over the last 14 days.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github.v3+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/traffic/popular/paths
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/traffic/popular/paths

Response

Status: 200
[ { "path": "/github/hubot", "title": "github/hubot: A customizable life embetterment robot.", "count": 3542, "uniques": 2225 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/docs/scripting.md", "title": "hubot/scripting.md at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 1707, "uniques": 804 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/tree/master/docs", "title": "hubot/docs at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 685, "uniques": 435 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/tree/master/src", "title": "hubot/src at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 577, "uniques": 347 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/docs/index.md", "title": "hubot/index.md at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 379, "uniques": 259 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/docs/adapters.md", "title": "hubot/adapters.md at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 354, "uniques": 201 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/tree/master/examples", "title": "hubot/examples at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 340, "uniques": 260 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/docs/deploying/heroku.md", "title": "hubot/heroku.md at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 324, "uniques": 217 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/src/robot.coffee", "title": "hubot/robot.coffee at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 293, "uniques": 191 }, { "path": "/github/hubot/blob/master/LICENSE.md", "title": "hubot/LICENSE.md at master · github/hubot · GitHub", "count": 281, "uniques": 222 } ]

Get top referral sources

Works with GitHub Apps

Get the top 10 referrers over the last 14 days.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github.v3+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/traffic/popular/referrers
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/traffic/popular/referrers

Response

Status: 200
[ { "referrer": "Google", "count": 4, "uniques": 3 }, { "referrer": "stackoverflow.com", "count": 2, "uniques": 2 }, { "referrer": "eggsonbread.com", "count": 1, "uniques": 1 }, { "referrer": "yandex.ru", "count": 1, "uniques": 1 } ]

Get page views

Works with GitHub Apps

Get the total number of views and breakdown per day or week for the last 14 days. Timestamps are aligned to UTC midnight of the beginning of the day or week. Week begins on Monday.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github.v3+json is recommended.

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
perstring

The time frame to display results for.

Default: day

Can be one of: , day, week

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

403

Forbidden

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/traffic/views
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/traffic/views

Response

Status: 200
{ "count": 14850, "uniques": 3782, "views": [ { "timestamp": "2016-10-10T00:00:00Z", "count": 440, "uniques": 143 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-11T00:00:00Z", "count": 1308, "uniques": 414 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-12T00:00:00Z", "count": 1486, "uniques": 452 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-13T00:00:00Z", "count": 1170, "uniques": 401 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-14T00:00:00Z", "count": 868, "uniques": 266 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-15T00:00:00Z", "count": 495, "uniques": 157 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-16T00:00:00Z", "count": 524, "uniques": 175 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-17T00:00:00Z", "count": 1263, "uniques": 412 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-18T00:00:00Z", "count": 1402, "uniques": 417 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-19T00:00:00Z", "count": 1394, "uniques": 424 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-20T00:00:00Z", "count": 1492, "uniques": 448 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-21T00:00:00Z", "count": 1153, "uniques": 332 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-22T00:00:00Z", "count": 566, "uniques": 168 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-23T00:00:00Z", "count": 675, "uniques": 184 }, { "timestamp": "2016-10-24T00:00:00Z", "count": 614, "uniques": 237 } ] }