September 2015 Meeting Notes
UNLedu Stats and Analytics
- UNL.edu traffic up 19.1% year-over-year
- almost 2 million page views first week of school
- + >10M page views past 12 months
- pages per session up
- session duration up
- bounce rate down
No longer redirecting on-campus traffic to UNL Today; Homepage up ~55%; new Featured Content band with social content; peak days of use: Sat-Tues
Mobile growth continues: up 21% over the past year, 30% of traffic overall
Browser share history: IE declines, Chrome and Safari rise
Upgrading Our Supported Browsers
IE 7, 8, 9 represent, together, < 1.2% of all traffic, or a 9.2% share of all IE traffic. IE 10 is 1% of all traffic.
Going forward, we propose to support IE 10 and 11, and Edge.
Discuss: Title Attribute
Use only when it doesn't simply repeat the link content, and instead enhances it. Ask Michael to speak about this issue and how it relates to WebAudit at the next WDN meeting?
New timeline for UNLedu 4.1 release
User testing and focus groups in September, Testing in UNLcms around fall break, 4.1 launch after holiday break (January 5, 2016).
Breadcrumbs and associated navigation become more visually distinct from others than in the past.
Breadcrumbs has been removed on mobile end based on WDN feedback.
Search to be more easily accessible and not included in the hamburger icon on mobile end.
WDN Shared Governance Board update
College of Arts & Sciences reviewed