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I am using this simple snippets to get post view count for a long time I was wondering if we can add a "time" data ? Because I would like to show the view of yesterday/ 2 days ago / 2 days ago etc... ?

we can display in sidebar like MOST POPULAR POSTS OF THE DAY, MONTH or HOURS (if possible)

here is my sidebar code

 <?php query_posts('meta_key=post_views_count&orderby=meta_value_num&posts_per_page=4&order=DESC');    if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
 <?php echo getPostViews(get_the_ID()); ?>            
<a class="tab_caption" href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" title="<?php echo $post_title; ?>"><?php echo get_the_title($post->ID);?></a>  

<?php endwhile; ?>
<?php endif; ?>
<?php wp_reset_query(); ?> 
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Well a nice. I suggest everyone to search the question before asking it. I was about to ask the same question. Many thanks looking forward for helpful replies. –  user18670 Jul 29 '12 at 7:37

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Well, the code you are using to count views does store the count data as a custom_field value. If I want the functionality you mentioned in question, I'd rather use a custom plugin to create a separate table in database to store view count and respective dates. So doing some queries you can display popular posts by date/month etc.

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thats ok amit this snipett author kevin say "wp_get_archives lets you define a short time period something like this I think would be useful. " codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_get_archives i m bit confused –  Nisha_at_Behance Aug 6 '12 at 7:11

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