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Visualizations of clicks on web pages

Crazy Egg is a web statistics tool that can track where people click on a web page and visualize the clicks in different ways. Especially their heatmaps are enlightening. They give you a quick view of what people click on and what is popular on a page.

Besides seeing what is popular, you can use the tool for testing different layouts and compare the results. The click visualizations can also reveal that people may click on areas of your pages that are non-clickable (but probably should be clickable), such as headlines and images.

You can sign up for limited free plan at Creazy Egg.

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Henrik Olsen - November 24, 2006 - via 37signals

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COMMENTS

Take a look at this heatmap of the GUUUI front page. It shows that people click on non-clickable areas, such as the illustration of the featured quarterly article and the coffee icons next to the post.

Deep down I know that people do that and there's probably a post on GUUUI somewhere telling that such elements should be clickable. Maybe it's time for me to do something about it. ;)

Henrik Olsen | November 24, 2006

 

I find it note-worthy that there has not been a single click on the 'Donate' button ;o)

Tom Vonsild Jensen | November 29, 2006

 

Here's a short video about Crazy Egg by Jeff Mills, a home based business entrepreneur.

Henrik Olsen | December 08, 2006

 

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