[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #4677: Change how 'Active Installations' is calculated on 'Popular' tab

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#4677: Change how 'Active Installations' is calculated on 'Popular' tab
 Reporter:  DannyCooper      |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect           |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:
Component:  Theme Directory  |  Resolution:
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Comment (by kevinhaig):

 I believe the popular rating is based on:

 install Count / days in directory

 So Danny's suggestion would be good but using a net install count (if I
 may use the term ) would have to be checked to ensure it does not become

 Also a different thought, do the popular ranking on a weekly install
 basis, simple and effective. So the highest installs in a week gets the
 top spot.

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4677#comment:4>
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