We closed T164617 based on the technology existing. But since we're now in the process of finalizing the Quick Links design, it's time to actually look at some numbers.
Our goal is to be able to make judgements about two things: 1) are the links overall used often, compared to other functions or items on the page, and 2) on a given wiki, which of the links at page top are the most popular, and which are never or rarely clicked on.
Numbers we want
- Let's track over a week, to account for natural weekly rhythms.
- If it's not too difficult, let's look at the following sampling of wikis: Czezk, Russian, German, English, Arabic.
- On the selected wikis, how many clicks during the test week went to the related links overall, and how many clicks went to each link. I.e., which are the most popular and least popular links.
How can we make these numbers meaningful? Here are a few ideas:
- We could look at the clicks as a percentage of page views, though I'm not clear what a "page view" is on the RC page anymore.
- Better would be to see it as a % of sessions, as defined in T158447.
- Alternatively, it might be possible to rank these in comparison to all the other non-content links that are specifically related to Recent Changes (i.e., excluding footer, nav, and any other links that are standard on all pages).