Tracking Views in Rails

ActsAsViewable is plugin that allows you to track page and asset views in your Rails application. For example, you can use it to track how many times a page is visited or how many times a particular image is viewed.

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Create the tables where views will be tracked:

Set the objects you want to track views for:

Now you can increment views for these objects wherever you need to. For example in the show action of our SomeAssetController:

To get the number of views: