Go Links passes 1 million recorded hits

On September 22nd, 2012 the NC State Go Links service passed one million recorded hits. For this occasion, I thought I would take a step back and look at some more statistics, and what benefits Go Links has brought to the campus.

Links and Types

  • 7,772 Individual Go Links
  • 4,385 user-specified links (like go.ncsu.edu/oitdesign)
  • 3,171 randomized links (like go.ncsu.edu/kr7c57)
  • Total Go Links pointing to an “ncsu.edu” URL: 6,301
  • Total Go Links not pointing to an “ncsu.edu” URL: 1,471

Hit Count Totals

  • 1,018,767 recorded hits as of 9/27/12 at 11:19am
  • Links with more than 1000 hits: 102
  • Links with more than 100 hits: 619
  • Links with more than 10 hits: 2,647
  • Links with zero hits: 3,832
Hall of Fame
  • Top 5 individual Go Link hit counts:
    • 155,177 – go.ncsu.edu/class_search
    • 71,750 – go.ncsu.edu/curricula_requirements
    • 52,353 – [not shared]
    • 48,563 – go.ncsu.edu/ncres
    • 47,321 – go.ncsu.edu/myschedule
  • Most hits in a single day for an individual Go Link: (Google Migration Info, now offline) 3505 (November 30, 2011)
  • Most hits in a single month for an individual Go Link: go.ncsu.edu/print – 18,353 (September 2012)
  • Most hits in a single year for an individual Go Link: go.ncsu.edu/class-Search – 110,334 (2012) – and still climbing

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