In the last part I gave five improvements to the charts that are shown in the WordPress.com Stats plugin. I ended with the weekly visits chart, so now I conclude with improvements for the monthly visits chart and presenting the idea of putting all the three into one chart.
WordPress.com Stats is the most used statistic plugin for wordpress (with over 1.5 mio downloads so far). It offers a very simple way of collecting anonymous visit statistics and has a nice backend that lets you explore the data using line charts and tables. I keep using this plugin since the very beginning of this blog and I must admit that I’m looking at it every day. But in doing so I recently started getting bugged of the charts. This post series shows ten ways for improving them. Continue reading
The last days I worked on a visualization experiment that shows the geographic locations of blog page requests on a world map. Furthermore, the visualization should be animated over time, so one can replay past events or just view the current live data. The last thing I added was an indicator for night and day phases in the world. Here you can see a little preview video showing the current results…
I did this with pure AS3.