PC Doctor blog stats – how the visitor landscape is changing



August 16th, 2006

Darren Rowse over on ProBlogger is running a competition to encourage bloggers to make posts that consist of lists.  This is a list that I was going to post the other day as a stand-alone blog entry.  However, since it has some information that other bloggers might find useful, I thought I'd post it as part of the competition.

I'm fascinated by website stats, especially how they change over time, so I though I'd post some stats about the visitors to this blog over the past 30 days and compare then to a 30 day period six months ago.  There are some interesting changes, especially in when it comes to browser resolutions (800 x 600 is no longer dominant) and browser share (Firefox is gaining ground on Internet Explorer, but Opera 9 is doing well).

Visitor Depth (page views per visit)

  • July/August 06
    - 2.1
  • February/March 06
    - 1.4

Durations (duration of visits, in seconds)

  • July/August 06
    - 102
  • February/March 06
    - 84

Top Three Browsers

  • July/August 06
        - Internet Explorer 6 - 67.3%
        - Firefox 1.x - 26.4%
        - Opera 9 - 2.1%
  • February/March 06
        - Internet Explorer 6 - 71.1%
        - Firefox 1.x - 24.7%
        - Opera 8 - 1.9%

Top Monitor Resolutions

  • July/August 06
        - 1024 x 768 - 40.2%
        - 1280 x 1024 - 29.9%
        - 1280 x 800 - 8.3%
  • February/March 06
        - 800 x 600 - 37.4.1%
        - 1024 x 768 - 28.2%
        - 1280 x 1024 - 21.4%

Color Depth

  • July/August 06
        - 32-bit - 81.3%
        - 16-bit - 14.6%
        - 24-bit - 4.1%
  • February/March 06
        - 16-bit - 75.2%
        - 32-bit - 21.6%
        - 24-bit - 3.2%

JavaScript Support

  • July/August 06
        - 1.3 - 69%
        - 1.5 - 27%
        - Disabled - 4%
  • February/March 06
        - 1.3 - 67%
        - 1.5 - 28%
        - Disabled - 5%

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