@mattab opened this issue on December 16th 2012

This is a proposal to improve the Referers > Overview report.

This will greatly increase the "at a glance" analytics capability of Piwik.

The full Referrers Overview layout could be: ~~* Top graph showing total visits graph, and Direct entry visits line (currently only shows direct entry visits)~~ ~~* Below "Referrer Type", display sparklines for each ref type~~ ~~* The sparklines should be enhanced and display a % evolution from yester the start of the graph displayed above.~~

[SPARKLINE_IMAGE] 518 from websites (35% of visits) [icon_image] +15% over the period 

~~* '+15% over the period' has a tooltip that reads '156 visits on Nov 6th, 177 on Dec 6th: +15%'~~ ~~* on click on sparkline the graph loads "All visits" line + the clicked sparkline's line. User can then unclick the "all visits" to hide the line. But it is good to show the relative value straight ahead to further help analysis.~~ ~~* Add a link below the 4 sparklines that says "More sparklines"~~ ~~* When clicked this link will display the current "Distinct Referrers by Referrer Type" section of extra sparklines. These are useful to have, just better hide them by default.~~ ~~* These extra sparklines should be extended to contain the % evolution and have consistent style with other sparkline (except they wont show the relative % since it does not apply to these stats).~~ ~~* Reuse the row evolution css styles and template code: http://piwik.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Piwik-mobile-iOS-VS-Android.png~~ ~~* Below sparklines is the 2 columns listing. Similarly to the Goals report which has a similar 2 column view.~~ ~~* Left column: listing the following reports ~~ ~~* Right column: ajax loading by default the "All Referers report"~~ ~~* Loads in the right, the clicked report from left column. ~~ ~~* The reports listed on the left are, in this order:~~ ~~* All Referrers (new report see #1899) <-- This one is pre-displayed~~ ~~* Referrers Overview (showing direct VS search VS websites VS campaigns)~~ ~~* Keywords~~ ~~* Websites~~ ~~* Campaigns~~ ~~* Social Media~~ ~~* Search Engines~~ ~~* The code tpl+js+css from the Goals overview template should be refactored and reused.~~

The Referrers Overview will be suited for analysis. Let's make the code generic as I think it will be put to good use: We could reuse such a style for other Overview reports (Visitors > Overview or Goals > Overview) if it works well.

@diosmosis commented on February 2nd 2013

(In [7839]) Refs #3619, several improvements/modifications to Referrers overview, including: - Add Total referrer metrics to evolution graph which are always displayed. - Added evolution percentage next to sparklines. - Moved other sparklines (for distinct metrics) to smaller section that slides down.

Notes: - Fixed bug in broadcast.js where '+' chars were removed when sanitizing query params. - Moved multisites evolution & previous period calculating code to Piwik core. - Added section-toggler-link code to common js code (CoreHome/misc.js). - Refactored evolution percentage code used for row evolution popup.

@diosmosis commented on February 2nd 2013

(In [7841]) Refs #3619, commit missing file.

@mattab commented on February 4th 2013

very good improvements! I'm going to commit some tweaks too.

@mattab commented on February 4th 2013

In b202ff1f5483fd8fb523e82965444b8e87b7871d: Refs #3619 - Updating icons - Tooltip more readable - putting language in General and deprecating redundant translation

@diosmosis commented on February 5th 2013

a7c4cf9d9c3b3a172acd30e07c68974826aa61e6 refs this ticket. Commit message below:

Refs #3619, refactor Goals 'conversions by type of visit' template/logic into reusable View in CoreHome.

Notes: - Removed need for initial AJAX loading in new view.

@diosmosis commented on February 7th 2013

In add95a5c2dacb3065a850a4b2a76e8d009347518: Fixes #3619, add reports by dimension section to Referrers overview.

Notes: - fix bug in last #3619 commit that broke referrers overview page.

@diosmosis commented on February 22nd 2013

In 609579ed33cc6407c6b7e7aa0c224722ea238889: Refs #3619, fix bug where Overview header will be displayed even if there are 0 visits for the period.

This issue was closed on February 22nd 2013
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