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Countries Report

The “Countries” report is a part of the Geographic reports. This report provides insights into the visitor statistics based on their country of origin. It is a crucial tool for understanding the geographical distribution of your website’s audience.

Accessing the Report

To access the “Countries” report:

  1. Navigate to the WP Statistics plugin in your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Select “Statistics” from the menu.
  3. Under the “Geographic” section, click on “Countries”.

Report Components

The “Countries” report is divided into several key components:

  • Country: The list of countries from which your website has received visitors.
  • Visitor Count: The number of unique visitors from each country.
  • View Count: The total number of page views generated by visitors from each country.
  • View Details: A button to view more detailed statistics for each country. Note that detailed single country reports are available with the Data Plus add-on.

Country Detection

We detect the country through the user’s IP and use the GeoIP library.

Note for Site Owners

For more accurate location reports, make sure your GeoIP database is updated. You can update the database through:

  • Settings -> Data Sources -> Update database for both “GeoIP Collection” and “GeoIP City”.

Utilizing the Data

Understanding the geographical distribution of your audience can help you tailor your content and marketing strategies to better suit the preferences and behaviors of visitors from different regions. For instance:

  • If a significant portion of your traffic comes from non-English speaking countries, consider adding multilingual support to your website.
  • High engagement from certain countries might justify targeted advertising or localized content to further increase engagement and conversions.