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Site Optimization Makes A Better Blog July2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

AvianQuests.Com Site Optimization Makes A Better Blog July 2017

As I have committed last month, here's July 2017 "AvianQuests.Com Site Performance Report" which I culled from my Cloudflare's monthly report which will mainly dwell on the site optimization progress that we've made so far in terms of blog site security, performance, etc.,

In a nutshell ( for July 2017):

A very significant 98.41% decrease in web Threats caused by Bad Browsers for July 2017. 

% Change Total Monthly Unique Visitor's        =   44.24% (Increase)
 8,535 visitors (June) - 12,311 visitors (July) 

% Change  Maximum Monthly Unique visitors = 177.14% (Increase)
700 visitors (June) - 1,940 visitors (July)

% Change Total Monthly Page Views               =     8.32% (Increase)
100,871 views (June) - 109,261 views(July)

% Change Traffic Served Over SSL                       =  8.2% (Increase)
169,739 (June) - 183,657 (July)

June 2017
AvianQuests.Com June 2017 Threats - Total Threats - Top Country - Top Threat Type

July 2017

AvianQuests.Com Web Traffic Total Threats July 2017 Top Country Top Threat Type Bad Browser
(This is not a paid endorsement by Cloudflare)

Thanks again to Cloudflare's Browser Integrity Check looks for common HTTP headers abused most commonly by spammers and denies them access to our page. It will also challenge visitors that do not have a user agent or a non-standard user agent (also commonly used by bots, crawlers, or visitors).

Cloudflare classifies the threats that it blocks or challenges. To help you understand more about our site’s traffic, the “Type of Threats Mitigated” metric on the analytics page measures threats blocked or challenged by e.g., : 

Bad browser: The source of the request was not legitimate or the request itself was malicious. Users would see a 1010 error page in their browser. AvianQuests.Com traffic originating from France were users classified with bad browsers. 

In summary, here are the comparative figures:

June 2017
AvianQuests.Com logged a total of 126 Top Threats (Bad Browsers) which originated from the following countries: 
France = 78; Ukraine = 32 = Philippines = 10; Hong Kong = 3 and United States = 3.

July 2017
AvianQuests.Com logged a total of 2 Top Threats (Bad Browsers) which originated only from the USA.

Bottomline : A very significant 98.41% decrease in web Threats caused by Bad Browsers for July 2017.

(This is not a paid endorsement.)

AvianQuests.Com Security Total Threats Stopped Traffic Served Over SSL Types of Threats Mitigated July 2017

When you visit AvianQuests.Com rest assured and that's also a guarantee that our blog site is 100% secured since we're SSL and https compliant. Traffic served over SSL is 60% comprised of 183,657 SSL secure requests for July 2017.

Total Threats Stopped measures the number of “suspicious” and “bad” requests that were aimed at your site. Requests receive these labels by our IP Reputation Database as they enter Cloudflare’s network:

Legitimate: request pass directly to your site

Suspicious: The request has been challenged with a CAPTCHA page or JavaScript challenge page.

Bad: The request has been blocked because of our Browser Integrity Check, or because of user configured settings like WAF rules or IP range block.

Cloudflare uses Threat Scores gathered from sources such as Project Honeypot, as well as our own communities' traffic to determine whether a visitor is legitimate or malicious. When a legitimate visitor passes a challenge, that helps offset the Threat Score against the previous negative behavior seen from that IP address. Our system learns who is a threat from this activity.

In addition, to threat analytics, we can also monitor search engine crawlers going to our websites. For most websites, threats and crawlers make up 20% - 50% of traffic.


Top Traffic Origins (AvianQuests.Com)

USA                 -  141,807

Germany         -    20,429

UK                   -    16,249

Philippines     -     15,171

Australia        -     14,816 

Cloudflare uses IP addresses to identify where requests originate and map these requests by country.

With information regarding our web crawlers/bots (we've pixelated the sources as this information is for AvianQuest.Com internal use only)

Web Traffic : Unique Visitors

AvianQuests.Com Web Traffic Total Unique Visitors July 2017

June 2017
Total Monthly Unique Visitor's = pegged at 8,535;
Maximum Monthly Unique visitors = at 700; 
Total Page Views = 100,871
Traffic served over SSL is 58% comprised of 169,739 SSL secure requests.

July 2017
Total Monthly Unique Visitor's = pegged at 12,311;
Maximum Monthly Unique visitors = at 1,940; and
Total Page Views = 109,261
Traffic served over SSL is 60% comprised of 183,657 SSL secure requests for July 2017.

July 2017
% Change Total Unique Visitor's = 44.24% (Increase)
% Change  Maximum Unique visitors = 177.14% (increase)
% Change Total Page Views= 8.32% (increase)
% Change Traffic served over SSL = 8.2% (Increase)

Pageviews are calculated when someone visits AvianQuests.Com and loads the entire page. If you are visiting the site for the first time in that interval, Cloudflare will also register as a unique visitor.

If something is linking to content on AvianQuest but is not actually visiting and loading the entire page (bot, plugin, app pulling data, etc), then this would only count as a unique visitor and not a pageview.


We've added a collapsible and floating Side Bar feature (Thanks to Cloudflare. This is not a paid endorsement.) for all desktop and/or mobile users. 

AvianQuest.Com Sidebar July 2017

Avianuest.Com Side Bar Menu Expanded July 2017

The Side Bar acts as a support to the blog menu.

The Side Bar can expanded by clicking on it/pressing on it as shown above. It has the following menu:

Home- Prompts you back to the blog page.

About - Describes AvianQuests.Com

Support - Support the Blog

Contact - Email the webmaster.



Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions

Site Map- A one page chronological order/list of all blogs which were posted from the beginning.

AvianQuests.Com Implements Floating Back To Top Button

We've maintained the Floating Back To Top Button which will aid you to efficiently navigate our blog site.   

In addition, one big help in decreasing instances of bad browser threats is my blog link below dubbed:

implementing Google Chrome's Certificate check with GRC fingerprinting security (This is not a paid endorsement.)

At AvianQuests.Com we will make sure that your blog experience and access to our information/resources/products/services is well secured and it follows world class standards/laws/regulations and we will continue to implement security/performance improvements on a month to month basis.

Multi-fold thanks to everyone who visited our site. Till next blog. 😎


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