SCARF now Live - This is the Changes

posted 28 Oct 2009, 23:30 by Evert Bez   [ updated 29 Oct 2009, 07:16 ]

I have done a major redo of SCARF website ....

I have moved from our previous hosting site to Google Sites .

If you use http://scarf.hobby-site.com you will be directed to the new site .

If you use the best-bargains.co.za/scarf link you need to use the above link to get to new site ....(http://scarf.hobby-site.com)
The old Site will be up till end November .....

Things that has changed ....

Main Page
  • Look and feel is much more user and professional looking (my opinion :-) )
  •   Main page now has a Comment , For Sale , Wanted , Notice viewer ..... I took the liberty to put a few things in there . To add content to the site this will be what you Will/Can/Should/Could use ..... Go to the FEEDBACK link in main menu ....
  • At the bottom of the main page is a Encyclopedia Britannica gadget --- this give general info about aircraft ....Interesting ....
  • Also new - On left hand Side menu you now have a RSS Feed --- If you Subscribe you will get Notified via your RSS reader about any announcements made on SCARF site ..... If you don't want to Subscribe ...look at main page , at the bottom, SCARF Announcement link ....this is what you will get if you do subscribe ....General info etc ....
  • The website is now fully Searchable , If you search for ex: regional , you will get the two documents about the KZN Regional Meetings ......you also have the option to search Google ...click on down arrow next to search --Top right of Page ....

Weather Page
  • Now easier to get to , straight from main menu , The thing we most interested in I think !!!
  • Still have the WindGuru gadget --- Set on top of Club House ...Show Wind , Rain , Temp , Wind Direction etc etc ..
  • NEW - Margate Weather
  • NEW - Also have cloud cover gadget --- just drag with your mouse or zoom in to KZN to see cloud cover for our area ...Updated every hour ...

Feedback Page
  • Enter your Comments , for Sale , Wanted , Event News , Notifications Etc in here ..
  • To see your just posted comments , go back to main page (SCARF Home) to see your Posting ..
  • DON'T MAKE MISTAKES WHEN POSTING - Thus Spelling mistakes , price etc ...It can not be edited afterwards ...Sorry working on that !

Contact US
  •   No real Change -  Have a form people can fill in , but it load so slowly that I will probably remove it  ...

Interesting Stuff page
  • Pretty much unchanged ..
  • Got a fun little game at bottom of page ... Give it a Try ...

Must Read Docs
  • No Change

Map to Us
  • The normal Directions
  • Map to us
  • Google Map Gadget - Here you can see Satellite view Of Club House and the Runway ... You can Zoom Out or in to see more or less ....

Photos
  • Now host them on Picassa web - Thus I can put more on website ...
  • Photo's are now slide show type .... Take a look at Dave Almost Crash Sequence ...hee hee nice one !!

Links
  • No Change

ONE THING TO NOTE .... Some of the gadgets take time to load ... be patient ...

Some other Info .....PREVIOUS SITE.
Since April 2009 when the site went live we had 320 Unique Visits.
Apr 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2009     10.94% (35)
May 1, 2009 - May 31, 2009     4.69% (15)
Jun 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2009     11.56% (37)
Jul 1, 2009 - Jul 31, 2009     20.62% (66)
Aug 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2009     17.50% (56)
Sep 1, 2009 - Sep 30, 2009     15.31% (49)
Oct 1, 2009 - Oct 28, 2009     19.38% (62)

Average Time Spend on Site is 4.41min
Apr 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2009     00:06:50
May 1, 2009 - May 31, 2009     00:02:41
Jun 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2009     00:06:20
Jul 1, 2009 - Jul 31, 2009     00:05:28
Aug 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2009     00:03:06
Sep 1, 2009 - Sep 30, 2009     00:01:41
Oct 1, 2009 - Oct 28, 2009     00:05:57

Top Traffic Sources How people got to the site   (Visits    % visits)
scarf.hobby-site.com (referral)     125     39.06%
paparazzi.enac.fr (referral)     62     19.38%
google (organic)     55     17.19%
(direct) ((none))     36     11.25%
thebesthosting.org (referral)     11     3.44%


Serach Keywords that got people to the site   (Visits    % visits)
south coast association of radio flyers     8     13.56%
dgps_led=2     6     10.17%
scarf aircraft     5     8.47%
multiplex models     4     6.78%
f3b world championship     3     5.08%

Yes ...this is from Google Analytics .....

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