Searches

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The searches statistics table summarizes the user actions that the Site Search App has accumulated over the selected time period. 

SearchStax Site Search
  • Total Sessions: Total search sessions during the selected time period.
  • Total Searches: There can be multiple searches per session.
  • Searches per Session: Total Searches divided by Total Sessions.
  • % Search Exits: Percent of sessions that ended from the search page.
  • Searches with Clicks: Number of searches that ended with a click-through event.
  • Click-Through Rate: Percent of Total Searches that ended in a click-through event.
  • Average Click Position: Average of the positions of the items that were clicked in the list of results.
  • % No Results: Percent of Total Searches that produced zero results.
  • MRR: Mean Reciprocal Rank. The average of 1/Click Position for all click-through events. It normalizes the score to the range 0 to 1, with 1 being best.

Scroll down a screen to find a table of the keywords used in the most popular searches recorded during the time interval. 

SearchStax Site Search
  • Searches: Keywords typed into the search field.
  • Search Count: Number of times this term was submitted in the designated time interval.
  • Of Total: Percent of all searches in the time interval that used this keyword.

Click on an item (“solr”) to see results that users who searched for “solr” eventually selected. 

SearchStax Site Search

The Search Details display tells us that 727 users typed in “solr.” Of those, seven users clicked on one of the results. 

  • Item Title: The title of a document that users clicked after searching for the keyword.
  • Impression Count: The number of times that this item was presented to users in search results.
  • Average Click Position: Average position of this item when users selected it.
  • Click Count: Number of times users clicked this item.
  • Click Through Rate: Percent of clicks divided by Impression Count.

Use the browser’s “back” button to return to the Analytics – Search page. Scroll down another screen to view the list of keywords that were used in No Result Searches. (Users looked for something that isn’t in your index.)

Scroll down one more screen to view the list of searches that produced results, but the user didn’t click on anything. 

See our Analytics Glossary for a list of all Site Search metrics.