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4th Mar, 2021 05:55:12 PM

I believe that number actually represents the number of non-Tv Tropes links connecting to that page. I might be wrong, though.

4th Mar, 2021 07:04:38 PM

Isn't that the page-view count?... I think.

Edited by RobertTYL
4th Mar, 2021 07:09:37 PM

^ They're called inbounds. ^^ is right, as it's the amount of times the page gets linked to from other pages. I think we used to have a whole list of the specific links, but can't do that anymore. I don't know how we keep track of them.

4th Mar, 2021 07:13:33 PM

I don't know how we keep track of them.

It might be done via the http referer.

4th Mar, 2021 11:32:35 PM

It's not just the links, it's basically the number of unique visitors that arrive at tvtropes via the URL (typically a link from someone else). There's a Project thread for cleaning up the most popular ones so that we don't have substandard articles drawing in the most views.

4th Mar, 2021 11:46:22 PM

Oh good. KF is stalking the BERT sandbox.

Well, I'm just glad Brother–Sister Incest is no longer the top result.

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