June 2017 Stats

Author: Erik Runyon

iOS traffic is now the second most popular platform on Conductor, and one percentage behind MacOS on www.nd.edu.

Traffic

  • 402,610 views by 139,878 people
  • 23% on campus
  • 77% off campus

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2016 Year in Review

Author: Erik Runyon

I always enjoy looking at the shifting numbers over the course of a year. The rise and fall of browsers and mobile trends can be quite interesting (end copy and paste from last year). Chrome continues to be the dominant browser on campus with over fifty percent of the traffic. This year also the disappearance of all versions of IE except IE11.

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June 2016 Stats

Author: Erik Runyon

Only item of note is a small shift between Android and iOS traffic in June. My best guess (I'm going to check with OIT) is that a large percentage of students run iOS, and their leaving campus caused a drop in iOS traffic.

Geothermal Equipment InstallationPhoto by Matt Cashore

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April 2016 Stats

Author: Erik Runyon

April showers bring May flowers. There's certainly been no shortage of flowers on campus this Spring. So what's of interest this month? According to our stats provider, Safari on iOS is consistently ranking as our #2 browser across all sites. We're going to have to dig into that one.

Bush In Bloom Near The Main Building Photo by Erik Runyon

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February 2016 Stats

Author: Erik Runyon

Not much of note this month. Conductor is creeping up on its 500th site, which should probably launch sometime in March. Ah March. Spring-time. We in the web office are really looking forward to Spring.

South QuadPhoto by Matt Cashore

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2015 Year in Review

Author: Erik Runyon

I always enjoy looking at the shifting numbers over the course of a year. The rise and fall of browsers and mobile trends can be quite interesting. This past year we saw Chrome move to pretty much 50% of our total browser usage. And while the mobile browser/os precentages remained steady, the total traffic from mobile increased pretty much across the board.…

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GSA Retiring May 19, 2014

Author: Erik Runyon

Currently, web search is handled by a Google Search Appliance (GSA) hosted on campus. We are moving away from that appliance to Google Site Search (GSS), hosted on Google’s servers. The impacts to campus are:

  • Reduced cost
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Improved search results
  • Current queries to the GSA may no longer work

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