Notes on graphs

Notes help you track important events and see how they are related to changes in site statistics. You can create your own notes or use the Yandex.Metrica preset notes. The preset notes include:
Icon in the interface Group Description

Federal holidays are shown if Yandex.Metrica identified the region for the tag.

Sometimes traffic fluctuates over long holidays. For instance, traffic to travel sites increases before extended holidays.


Results of checking site availability.

Appears when the site is unavailable (the server response is something other than 200 OK), and then appears again when the result changes.

This note might explain a sudden decrease in site traffic.

  1. Displaying notes
  2. Creating and managing notes

Displaying notes

Notes are displayed in Yandex.Metrica reports and in Graph widgets in the Summary section.
To see:
  • The note title – hover over the icon.
  • The note text – click the icon for the note.

You can create and edit notes while viewing reports.

“Chart” widgets

Widgets show the note icon and title. To see the title, hover over the icon. You can only view previously created notes here.

If you are viewing widgets or reports for an extended time period with details by the month or week, the notes are grouped on the chart. When you click a group, a window opens with all the notes.

To show notes from one or more groups on the chart, click and select the group from the list. To hide notes, deselect them in the list.

Creating and managing notes

Attention. You can create and edit notes only in reports.
Creating notes

You can create notes for any date. You can also group notes together. There are multiple groups available to choose from: A, B, C, D, E. You can't change the names of the groups.

  1. In the report, put the cursor on a graph segment where you want to add a note, and click a point on the graph.

  2. In the window that opens, check the date, fill in the fields, and choose a group to assign the note to.

    You can enter a time for the event that you are adding a note about. If you don't enter a time, it will be set to 00:00.

  3. Click Add.

The icon for the note you created is shown on the graph near the date that you specified.

After creating a note, you can:

Edit it or add another note for the same date
  1. Click the icon for the desired note.
  2. In the window that appears, hover your cursor over the title and click .
Delete the note
  1. Click the icon for the note that you want to remove.
  2. In the window that appears, hover your cursor over the title and click .
  3. In the window with the description of the note, click .