Viewing Site Statistics

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Note that the site activity information is disabled by default. See notes below.

If enabled, the global activity screen displays statistics on the activity in your Confluence site. These include:

  • How many pages and blog posts have been viewed, added or updated over a given period.
  • Which spaces are the most popular (most frequently viewed).
  • Which spaces are the most active (most frequently edited).
  • Which people are the most active contributors/editors of content.

To view the activity on your site:

  1. Choose the cog icon , then choose General Configuration
  2. Choose 'Global Activity' in the 'Administration' section of the left-hand panel (only appears if enabled - see below).

Screenshot: Global Activity

The top ten most popular and most active pages and/or blog posts will be listed, with a link to each.


  • The Confluence Usage Stats plugin, which provides the 'Global Activity' screen, is known to cause performance problems on large installations. This plugin is disabled by default. A status report on the progress of the performance issues with this plugin is available in this issue:  USGTRK-15 - Getting issue details... STATUS .
  • Your Confluence system administrator can enable the plugin, but please be aware of the possible impact upon your site's performance.
  • The plugin is sometimes called 'Confluence Usage Tracking'.
  • If your Confluence site is clustered, the global activity information will not be available.
Last modified on Apr 22, 2020

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