YouTube Live Streaming Graduation Ceremonies

Last Saturday saw the campus taken over for Edge Hill's winter Graduation ceremonies and I was there to see the Real Jenny Barrett graduate. We've been streaming graduation ceremonies live online since Summer 2008 - I blogged about the use of eStream at the time - and the system has worked very well and allowed … Continue reading YouTube Live Streaming Graduation Ceremonies

Chrome: the rise and fall and rise again

Edd Sowden's recently released browser matrix stats shows some fascinating patterns in usage for GOV.UK and the tool has also been made available on GitHub and for anyone to use. So what does it show for the Edge Hill website? The most striking thing to me is the upgrade cycle for Chrome. With a 7 day bucket … Continue reading Chrome: the rise and fall and rise again

The Cookie Monster is here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/3757033518/ The UK's implementation of EU Cookie regulations come into force this Saturday and the web design world is frantically trying to work out what to do! Firstly a bit of background into cookies and why we are where we are! Cookies make the web go round - they're how a website remembers who you … Continue reading The Cookie Monster is here

A/B testing the mega menu

This week we've started experimenting with A/B tests on elements of our site design. The first results are coming in and show us some small but not insignificant improvements can be made. Spot the difference in our mega menu: We've been testing how many people visit the Undergraduate homepage from the mega menu - Google … Continue reading A/B testing the mega menu