Trends Update

When Google Says Mobile you say Viewport

Google have recently been very actively sending out emails like the one below to anyone registered with Google Webmaster Tools‘ – Soon Google will start ranking results by their appropriateness of smartphone users (as you can see from the text of the email above). Google Rankings are the difference between visits to your website and […]

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Trends Update

Entire Internet Technology Insights – Jan 2015

This Entire Internet update is based on 306 million resolvable domains on the Internet, this includes 100% .com/.net/.org coverage. We did a similar entire internet insights for Jan-June 2014 so this will include some updates on that, this year we’re going to base it on categories to show the winners and losers in each. Top […]

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Trends Update

WooCommerce Version Distribution

Along with our new Magento Version Distribution stats, we have also added WooCommerce version distribution detection. The great thing about this detection is over the long term you will be able to see how quickly websites upgrade to newer versions of software. WordPress for example have streamlined their upgrade procedure, doing it without interruption or […]

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Trends Update

Magento Version Distribution

We have just added version tracking for the popular eCommerce platform Magento to our data coverage and trending info. This lets us get an idea of what versions of Magento are the most used at any given point in time. Below show the breakdown of versions within top sites, Magento Version 1.7 is currently (as of […]

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Trends Update

Amazon EC2 Top Regions by Usage

We recently started tracking some of the cloud computing providers down to specific regions. We’ll have trends information for them shortly, in the meantime we had a look to see what the most popular regions were for top traffic’d sites on the Internet. Over 10% of the top 10,000 sites on the Internet host with […]

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Buzz, Trends Update

Entire Internet Update Insights – Jan to June 2014

These insights are based off of 252 million domains indexed in January 2014 and 287 million domains indexed in June 2014. This data provides some insights into how the Internet has changed in a relatively short period of time (six months).   The HTML5 DocType saw an increase of 6,892,302 million domains, HTML5 has one […]

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Buzz, News, Trends Update

The Growth of Premium Mail Providers 2014

For the last couple of years there has been a lot of hype around social media marketing, content marketing, growth hacking and a whole host of other buzz-phrases. Every so often “the next big thing” is announced and everyone seems to want to pile in. In all of the commotion, some of the more traditional […]

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Buzz, Trends Update

A Closer Look At Popular WordPress Plugins

We’ve already seen that WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) on the web today. WordPress is being used by around three times as many of the top 100K sites than it’s closest competitor, Drupal. One of the reasons for its success is the amount of customization that’s possible. The WordPress CMS can […]

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Buzz, Trends Update

What’s Happening In The A/B Testing Market?

What is A/B Testing? A/B testing is an approach to optimizing conversions on web pages which has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. Most commonly used to increase conversion rates on sales pages or the purchase funnel of an e-commerce store, A/B testing gives a simple way to compare the performance of […]

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Trends Update

Thanks for all the Flash

I feel a bit sorry for Flash sometimes. Adobe Flash was once the most innovative features of the internet. Suddenly video became cross-platform and the interactive web took off in a big way. You could play games on the web! How cool was that? Now of course we have HTML5 and Apple crushing Flash into […]

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News, Trends Update

Web Statistics 2011

You may have noticed we extended our trends web coverage to include over 100 million domain names. We built a list of unique domain names, mostly .com, .net and .org’s and retrieved a total of 130 million domains. After we removed the ones that were redirects to others the list came down to around 90 […]

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