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Forums: Village pump → Curse.com got indigestion from hosting Wowpedia?
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I went to WoW.Curse.com and got:

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This is not good. --Gengar orange 22x22.png Fandyllic (talk · contribs) 5:48 PM PST 16 Nov 2010

Okay, it looks like Curse is back. --Gengar orange 22x22.png Fandyllic (talk · contribs) 6:59 PM PST 16 Nov 2010

Is there any way to know how much traffic WoWWiki is getting compare to Wowpedia? Not what your post was about, but I'm wondering. --Bellocois (talk) 02:03, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

Wowpedia has some work to do to catch up. --Gengar orange 22x22.png Fandyllic (talk · contribs) 8:21 PM PST 16 Nov 2010
I think this image is telling however: [1]. We're beating them in page views per person - getting double the page views per person than wowwiki is. Everything else tho, we need to work on. Ressy (talk) 03:27, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
But compare the amount of activity between the two. Just for a very unscientific measurement look at recent changes page for wowwiki set to show the last 500 edits; There is 5 days worth of edits. Do the same for wowpedia, and there is 2 days worth of edits.
I'm questioning if the graph is entirely accurate. They just look weird to me is all I'm saying. I mean: Why would this site have such a high number of visitors for the first 3 days it's open, which suddenly drops off and evens out at like 1/3 of that initial spike?
Granted, I don't really eyeball many stats for website traffic trends..  gilmoreja—You've got to start what you finish—Talk!on!—You've got to start what you finish—Sareine talks.gif—You've got to start what you finish— 15:44, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
It's called press. MMO-Champion posted news articles about us on the spike days, leading a lot of people to visit. --PcjWowpedia wiki manager (TDrop me a line!C207,729 contributions and counting) 16:26, 17 November 2010 (UTC)
I'm shocked so many people haven't heard about the site moving. Thanks for the info guys. --Bellocois (talk) 17:26, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

Here's some more specific data from our GA account:

We're on track to do ~1.5 million pageviews which is pretty good considering. --PcjWowpedia wiki manager (TDrop me a line!C207,729 contributions and counting) 04:24, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

It's a matter of time, when Cataclysm goes live and people realize WoWWiki is outdated, they'll come here.
Anyway, I think there's still A LOT of people that doesn't know about the split, and keeps visiting WoWWiki ignorant of WoWPedia.--Lon-ami (talk) 13:22, 18 November 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I found a way to speed that process up. I created Trade Baron Silversnap despite not having beta access, and suddenly the top Google result is the Wowpedia article on him instead of the WoWWiki page on Bogpaddle. So people with beta access, get posting for pages like Crazy Larry ! Just my two cents on how to help. --Bellocois (talk) 00:36, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
Definitely, creating new content that WoWWiki doesn't have is one of the best ways to get up on Google. Look at Elemental Unrest, we're easily beating them. --PcjWowpedia wiki manager (TDrop me a line!C207,729 contributions and counting) 01:06, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
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