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Board Statistics

Postby Fonant » 19 Jan 2007, 9:48pm

For those that are mildly interested in numbers, here are a few statistics about the Forum at the moment. The statistics seem to have levelled off after the start of the new Forum and the announcement in Newsnet.

Visits

Around 1,000 visits by humans(*) per day.
Around 12,000 page views by humans per day.

Operating Systems

92% use Windows (76% of the total using WinXP)
5% use Macintosh
2.5% use Linux
The rest use mainly other Unix-like operating systems.

Web Browsers

80% use Internet Explorer (roughly equal IE6/IE7 already)
13% use Firefox (slightly more Firefox 2 than 1.5)
3% use Safari
2% use Netscape
The rest use a wide variety of other browsers.

Window sizes

54% 1024×768
22% 1280×1024
9% 800×600
The rest a wide range of sizes, mostly at least 1024×768

(*) Statistics don't include site visits by robots such as search engine crawlers, currently contributing about 8% of hits on the site. Google visits quite regularly!
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Postby Fonant » 29 Jul 2008, 3:37pm

And an update about 18 months later: with forum usage still gently growing:

Visits

Around 2,500 visits per day
Around 25,000 page views per day

Operating Systems

91% use Windows (68% WinXP, 17% Vista)
6% use Macintosh
2% use Linux
The rest use mainly other Unix-like operating systems.

Web Browsers

71% use Internet Explorer (49% IE7, 21% IE6)
23% use Firefox (even between version 2 and 3)
4% use Safari
1% use Opera
The rest use a wide variety of other browsers.

Screen Sizes

38% 1024x768
20% 1280x1024
18% 1280x800
7% 1440x900
4% 1680x1050
3% 800x600
The rest a wide range of sizes, mostly at least 1024×768
Anthony Cartmell (also known as "admin" when posting in a more official capacity on this Forum)
Kangaroo trike, Windcheetah recumbent, Batavus dutch bike, Dawes Galaxy Twin tandem, Pashley unicycle
http://www.fonant.com – Quality web sites.

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Re: Board Statistics

Postby admin » 23 Apr 2010, 10:05am

And an update in July 2009:

Visits

Around 4,000 visits per day
Around 44,000 page views per day

Operating Systems

85% use Windows (60% WinXP, 21% Vista)
11% use Macintosh
3% use Linux
The rest use mainly other Unix-like operating systems.

Web Browsers

61% use Internet Explorer (18% IE8, 26% IE7, 17% IE6)
26% use Firefox (almost all verion 3)
7% use Safari
3% use Google Chrome
1% use Opera
The rest use a wide variety of other browsers.

Screen Sizes

Screen size information not gathered.

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Re: Board Statistics

Postby admin » 23 Apr 2010, 10:07am

And an update in March 2010:

Visits

Around 4,400 visits per day
Around 60,000 page views per day

Operating Systems

86% use Windows (53% WinXP, 20% Vista)
9% use Macintosh
3% use Linux
The rest use mainly other Unix-like operating systems.

Web Browsers

62% use Internet Explorer (33% IE8, 19% IE7, 10% IE6)
24% use Firefox (even between version 2 and 3)
6% use Safari
4% use Google Chrome
2% use Opera
The rest use a wide variety of other browsers.

Screen Sizes

Screen size information not gathered.

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Re: Board Statistics

Postby admin » 20 Jun 2012, 10:43am

And an update in June 2012:

Visits

Around 7,600 visits per day
Around 242,000 page views per day

Operating Systems

82% use Windows
13% use Macintosh
4% use Linux
The rest use mainly other Unix-like operating systems.

Browser stats and screen size stats currently unreliable.