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I have a site where we want to send out information to "owners" of certain pages to tell the users how many page views the page got in the last month.

I think this could done 2 ways:

  1. A module that keeps the a monthly count of page views. I have looked at Statistics Counter module but it seems to simple. It resets as soon as the new month starts. So if I wanted to send information for the last month it would lost as soons as the next month started. Any other modules that keep this information for past months? Or maybe I should just write a very simple module that would write the old month count to a history table before it gets reset.
  2. Let Google analytics handle this. Either through custom code or a module query Google analytics with path, and date range. Is there module does this already?

Other ideas on how to do this?

Thanks for any help on this

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I haven't tried this yet, but https://drupal.org/project/google_analytics_sync might get you part of the way there.

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Try this module https://drupal.org/project/nodeviewcount, it allows to count node views for each user and you can get statistics for different periods

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I had to do something similar, but I just wrote a little code to talk to the Google Analytics API via the nice PHP wrapper provided by Google.

Then in a module, I made a little JSON callback that talked to the API, pulled the GA data for the page, and then massaged it a little so it would produce pretty charts on the front-end for the user.

Here's some sample code to get you started: https://gist.github.com/jmk1ng/9442895

Honestly, you're better off just writing something simple like this yourself. Whatever module you find to accomplish this is just going to either bloat your database with view tracking.

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