Filters & Display
You can filter the information displayed on the Performance page by searching or using page-level display filters.
The page default is to view transactions, but you can use the “By Transaction/By Trend” toggle to change the overall display of the page. The different ways you can filter and set the display of transactions is described fully on this page. To learn more about viewing transactions by trend, see our Trends View documentation.
The search bar operates similarly to the one in the Discover Query Builder. For example, you can refine your transaction search to a specific release by using
release: as a key field and assigning the version as a value.
When you select "All Transactions", the table includes all frontend and backend transactions.
"Frontend (Pageload)" puts an emphasis on Web Vitals. The transactions are automatically filtered to only include
transaction.op:pageload. This generally corresponds to all browser page transitions that are not handled internally in SPA frameworks, such as React or Vue.
"Frontend (Other)" includes any other frontend transaction that is not a pageload. The filter
transaction.op:!pageload automatically gets added. This generally corresponds to page transitions handled internally in SPA frameworks, such as React or Vue. Note that if you've selected a backend project, this mode also displays backend transactions.
"Backend" puts an emphasis on duration, throughput, failure rate, and Apdex. Note that if you've selected a frontend project, this mode also displays all frontend transactions.
You can compare graphs side by side to find any relevant correlations. For example, if an Apdex score dips significantly during a given time period, you'll be able to visualize whether throughput spiked in the same time interval in a "Transactions per Minute" graph. The global header and search conditions will also allow you to further filter these graphs:
The table of transactions provides a list of the most frequent transactions based on the current page filters and display options. By default, the table is sorted by transactions per minute, with the most frequent transactions displayed first. The table may be filtered further based on global header and search condition filters. The Display Filter controls what displays in the table columns, such as:
If you have transactions you frequently return to, you can mark up to 10 transactions as a key transaction by clicking the star in the corresponding row. Clicking the star ensures that these key transactions are always surfaced to the top of the list. You can also mark a transaction as a key transaction in its corresponding summary view.