[Mediawiki-l] Search Queries Tracking

Emufarmers Sangly emufarmers at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 21:28:07 UTC 2007


Thanks for replying!  That sounds like it could work, but you'll need to be
more specific in exactly what sort of code I need to add to each file, since
I don't have any experience at actually writing code from scratch.

On 1/24/07, Ittay Dror <ittayd at qlusters.com> wrote:
>
> i'm not sure this is still relevant, but it sounds fairly easy to do. just
> hack SpecialSearch.php so the links it returns are to
> Special:Recordclick?search=<term>&result_title=<result title>. then,
> Special:Recordclick can record both and redirect to the title page. then you
> get a list of pairs of the searches and what people clicked.
>
> Emufarmers Sangly wrote:
> > Is there any extension to track what pages people are searching for with
> a
> > wiki's internal search engine?  I've realized that I actually know very
> > little about what the average user is searching for, and so I don't
> > necessarily know what redirects would be appropriate, what ideal article
> > titles would be, and other things of that nature.  I haven't been able
> to
> > find such an extension, but I would assume data on what people are
> searching
> > for is already logged somewhere?
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