Retrieve Content Activity Analytics

You can use this API request to retrieve analytics related to users' content-related activities on the AnswerHub platform.

/services/v2/analytics/content.json

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Permissions & Notes:

  • You must have the View analytics permission under Site Administration Roles in the Advanced Editor.

  • If you use both the fromDate and toDate parameters, the request will be for all information between those dates.

  • We added this request in version 1.6.3.

You can use the following parameters in your retrieve content activity request:

Analytics Common: period, rate, fromDate, toDate
Analytics Action: activity, histogram

We consider the following action types, content activities, for the purpose of this request:

ActionVerb (Type Name)Description
AskActionaskA user asked a new question.
AnswerActionanswerA user has posted a new answer to a question.
CommentActioncommentedA user has posted a new comment on a node.
AcceptNodeActionacceptedA node sent for moderation has been accepted for publishing.
DeleteActiondeletedA node has been deleted.
CloseNodeActionclosedA question has been closed.

Sample Requests

cURL Example 1:
A GET retrieve content activity analytics request sent to
https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com with a date range from 1/14/19 to 1/15/19 using a human-readable Username/Password (answerhub/test123) would look like this:

curl 
-u answerhub:test123 
-H "Accept: application/json" 
-H "Content-type: application/json" 
-X GET "https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com/services/v2/analytics/content.json?fromDate=1/14/19&toDate=1/15/19"

cURL Example 2:
A GET retrieve content activity analytics request sent to
https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com with a date range from 1/30/19 to 2/15/19 using a human-readable Username/Password (answerhub/test123) would look like this:

curl 
-u answerhub:test123 
-H "Accept: application/json" 
-H "Content-type: application/json" 
-X GET "https://apidocs.cloud.answerhub.com/services/v2/analytics/content.json?fromDate=1/30/19&toDate=2/15/19

Sample Responses

Successful Response:

  • HTTP Status 200 - OK
{
    "actionsAnalytics": {
        "actions": [
            {
                "type": "AskAction",
                "verb": "Questions Asked",
                "count": 8
            },
            {
                "type": "AnswerAction",
                "verb": "Answers To Questions",
                "count": 7
            },
            {
                "type": "CommentAction",
                "verb": "Comments Made",
                "count": 12
            },
            {
                "type": "AcceptNodeAction",
                "verb": "Answers Accepted",
                "count": 2
            },
            {
                "type": "DeleteAction",
                "verb": "Content Deleted",
                "count": 6
            },
            {
                "type": "CloseNodeAction",
                "verb": "Questions Closed",
                "count": 9
            }
        ]
    }
}
{
    "actionsAnalytics": {
        "actions": [
            {
                "type": "AskAction",
                "verb": "Questions Asked",
                "count": 7
            },
            {
                "type": "AnswerAction",
                "verb": "Answers To Questions",
                "count": 2
            },
            {
                "type": "CommentAction",
                "verb": "Comments Made",
                "count": 7
            },
            {
                "type": "AcceptNodeAction",
                "verb": "Answers Accepted",
                "count": 1
            },
            {
                "type": "DeleteAction",
                "verb": "Content Deleted",
                "count": 6
            },
            {
                "type": "CloseNodeAction",
                "verb": "Questions Closed",
                "count": 9
            }
        ]
    }
}
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