In this SharePoint Online tutorial, we will learn how to get SharePoint Online site usage report. Also, we will discuss how to get SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint admin center.
How to get SharePoint Online site usage report (Team site & Communication site)
In this section, we will discuss how to get SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint site itself. While working with the SharePoint Online Team site or SharePoint Online Communication site, as a site owner we can view all the information about our respective SharePoint Online site.
For example, as a Site owner, we can view the number of people who visited the site, and how many times people have visited the site.
We need to get this, follow the below steps:
- Navigate a SharePoint Online Team site, that you have created or you are the owner of that respective site.
- Click on Settings or the gear icon to get more options under the settings.
- Navigate to Site usage.
- Inside the Site usage, we will get the all information like Overall traffic (Unique viewers, Site visits, and Average time spent per user).
- We can see all the unique viewers, how many times people have visited the site, and the average time spent per user on the SharePoint Online site.
- In Site usage, we will see information like Popular content in the last 7 days, last 30 days, and last 90 days.
- Popular content can be sorted by Unique viewers, Total views, or Time spent on site pages and News posts.
- After that, we will see information like Usage insights on the respective SharePoint site.
- In Usage insights, we can see the hourly trend of visits to the site over the last 7 days, last 30 days, and last 90 days for the viewer’s local time zone.
- And also we can see the distribution of visits to the sites in the SharePoint Online site.
- We can also see the information Shared with external users in Site usage.
- List of files that you have access to shared with users outside your organization through a sharing link.
Note:You can also to view Site usage option from the Site contents also, click on Site contents. Inside site contents you will get the option Site usage. Site admins, site owners, members and visitors can view site usage data.
This is how to get SharePoint Online site usage.
How to get SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint admin center
In this section, we will discuss how to get SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint admin center. For this, the following steps are:
- Open your tenant’s SharePoint admin center. To open this, follow the below link format.
For example : https://tsinfotechnologies-admin.sharepoint.com
Where <tsinfotechnologies> is my tenant’s name.
- We can view the Site usage on the SharePoint Online admin center home page.
- Also, it allows seeing the Active users in our SharePoint admin center.
This is how to get a SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint admin center.
In this SharePoint Online tutorial, we have learned how to get SharePoint Online site usage. Also, we have covered below topics such as:
- How to get SharePoint Online site usage (Team site & Communication site)?
- How to get SharePoint Online site usage from the SharePoint admin center?
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