File: site-traffic-half1-2018.txt

This file presents a brief summary of learning-python.com's 
half-1 2018 audience.  It lists rankings for platforms and 
browsers, pages and downloads, and Google searches.  All 
data here is per anonymous Google Analytics, and spans
January through June 2018, except as noted.  

The usual analytics caveats apply: this data does not count 
visits with either JavaScript disabled or analytics-blocking 
tools enabled.  For example, Firefox's Tracking Protection 
(now Content Blocking) blacklists Google analytics dogmatically; 
it's unknown how many Firefox visitors using this are uncounted.  

Why analytics: although this tech-heavy and book-oriented
site's goal is not to pander, it must accommodate the trends
and interests of its audience, and must allocate its limited 
resources to content worth developing.  Privacy matters, but
so does the time of people bringing you free web resources.


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PLATFORMS AND BROWSERS
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Browsers within device categories:

    Desktop = 67%/18%/5% for Chrome/Firefox/Safari 
    Mobile  = 56%/24%/3% for Chrome/Safari/Firefox

Platforms and device categories overall:

    Platform = 61%/15%/13%/7%/4% for Windows/Mac/Linux/Android/iOS
    Device   = 87%/9%/3% for desktop/mobile/tablet

Top browsers across all device categories:

    60% Chrome desktop
    16% Firefox desktop
     5% Chrome mobile
     4% Safari desktop
     3% Edge desktop
     3% IE desktop
     2% Safari mobile (non-tablet)
     1% each for Opera desktop, Safari tablet, Chrome tablet
     0% all others (e.g., 0.22% Firefox mobile)

Top browsers across all platforms:

    43% Chrome Windows
     9% Chrome Mac
     9% Firefox Windows 
     7% Chrome Linux
     6% Firefox Linux
     5% Chrome Android
     4% Safari Mac
     3% each for Edge Windows, IE Windows, Safari iOS
     1% each for Firefox Mac, Opera Windows
     0% all others (e.g., 0.40% Chrome iOS)

The last list above is most relevant to the focus of this site.


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PAGES AND DOWNLOADS
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Top pages on this site by decreasing pageviews:

    /index.html
    /strings30.html
    /about-pp4e.html
    /about-lp5e.html
    /index-book-links.html
    /about-lp.html
    /programs.html
    /about-pp.html
    /about-python.html
    /training.html
    /python-changes-2014-plus.html
    /posts.html
    /purchase-pointers.html
    /python-activities-history.html
    /class/Workbook/x-exercises.htm
    /about-lp4e.html
    /formalbio.html
    /about-pyref5e.html
    /gadgets/index.html
    /py33-windows-launcher.html
    /rangetest.html
    /about-pyref.html
    /class/Workbook/unit16.htm
    /about-future-eds.html
    /README-PP4E-PY33-PY35.html
    /class/Workbook/index.html
    /class/Workbook/unit11.htm
    /edge-links-bug.html
    /pp4e-updates.html

Top downloads (per cPanel Awstats) by decreasing fetches:

    /python-lutz-class-description.pdf
    /PP4E-Examples-1.4.zip
    /lp5e-code-1.0-jun1813.zip
    /class/Extras/Other/_old-Tools/OlderWorkbooks/Workbook-2.5.1.pdf
    /class/Extras/Code/Gui/wxPython/wxPython.doc
    /kelinteg.pdf
    /PyRef5E-preview--Formal-Inheritance-Rules.pdf
    /fulloutline.pdf
    /outlinep.pdf
    /Learning-Python-interview.pdf
    /lp5e_preface_excerpt.pdf
    /pyref5e-intro.pdf
    /pyedit-products/PyEdit-64bit.zip
    /python-session-schedule.pdf
    /LP4E-examples.zip
    /pyedit-products/PyEdit-source.zip
    /class/Extras/Code/Swig/Shadow/number_wrap.doc
    /pymailgui-products/PyMailGUI-source.zip
    /dice-interview-lutz-python.pdf
    /pygadgets-products/PyGadgets-32bit.zip
    /pygadgets-products/PyGadgets-source.zip
    /pymailgui-products/PyMailGUI-64bit.zip
    /pymailgui-products/PyMailGUI-32bit.zip
    /pyedit-products/PyEdit-32bit.zip
    /pyedit-products/PyEdit.zip
    /iconify/iconify-full-package.zip

Both lists above bear on allocating time and focus here.


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GOOGLE SEARCH (May through July)
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Top search queries for this site by decreasing clicks:

    learning python 6th edition
    mark lutz python
    mark lutz
    learning python 5th edition pdf
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    mark lutz learning python 6th edition
    pyedit
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    learning python o'reilly pdf

Top search targets for this site by decreasing clicks:

    /strings30.html
    /index.html
    /python-lutz-class-description.pdf
    /about-lp5e.html
    /rangetest.html
    /class/Workbook/unit16.htm
    /py33-windows-launcher.html
    /class/Workbook/x-exercises.htm
    /about-pp4e.html
    /edge-links-bug.html
    /class/Workbook/unit12.htm
    /about-pyref5e.html
    /pyedit-products/unzipped/UserGuide.html
    /class/Workbook/unit11.htm
    /about-lp-toc.html
    /treesize.html
    /pymailgui-products/unzipped/UserGuide.html
    /class/Workbook/x-solutions.htm
    /about-pp3e.html
    /class/Extras/Other/_old-Tools/OlderWorkbooks/Workbook-2.5.1.pdf
    /training
    /class/
    /about-lp4e.html
    /python-changes-2014-plus.html
    /class/Extras/Code/Gui/wxPython/wxPython.doc
    /class/Workbook/unit10.htm

For better or worse, many or most people access the web today using 
search, which is largely responsible for strings30.html's popularity 
here.  Good thing search isn't controlled by a single company...



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