Admin User Dashboard - Mobile Stats


(Bcguy) #1

There are a number of development efforts I’m aware of to create mobile apps for use with Discourse forums. Given these efforts - it would be very helpful to have mobile stats that differentiate between the two methods of access - native apps vs. mobile browser.

Is it possible to add these statistics to the Admin Dashboard? What would the App developers need to do, so that the app accesses/api calls are differentiated from the regular mobile browser calls?

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(Régis Hanol) #2

One could use a specific HTTP header/API key to differentiate between browser and native app usage.


(Kane York) #3

Right now, requests are detected as mobile if the user-agent matches /Mobile/ - so you could use that.


(Sam Saffron) #4

Its a pretty theoretic problem at this point when there is a native app out there we can look at it. As a simple stopgap I would assume it had a unique useragent and google analytics would be totally fine at picking that up.