Google Analytics 2021
Note: Statistics are rounded to the nearest full percentage.
In the year 2021, this website had unique 5,255 visitors viewing 14,514
pages in 6,707 sessions. That is, 11.2% of visitors were repeat visitors.
Visitors came from over 110 countries.
The top ten countries represented by those visitors are shown open this chart:
The USA, Canada, the UK, and the EU countries of Germany, France,
Spain, and Italy between them represented about 54% of those persons.
The most–visited 25 topics in 2021 are shown in the chart below.
Please note that 1. / on the list above represents our HOME PAGE, which
was the starting–point of the vast majority of visits to the site.
FACEBOOK represented 35 sessions (0.0052%) – sorry Mr. Suckerberg! TWITTER a grand total of one (1) ! Social media and website developers take note! We are NOT interested in accommodating social media.
Although most Visitors had a relatively brief visit to the website, Google
Analytics reported in 2021 that
236 Visitors stayed on the website for 10 – 30 minutes; and
that 53 other Visitors remained on the website over 30+ minutes.
This reflects, in our opinion, not only the innate interest but also the
value of the contents and the educational impact of this unique website on
people interested in German Film prior to 1945. Our Index of the
publication Der Deutsche Film continues to
provide scholars and students support in their research. Some
visitors interested in this publication's Index have downloaded it from
The website has also brought us a number of side–benefits, such as offers to sell us rare posters or film stills or to ask permission to use some images in academic journals, books, or seminars -- the list can be found here. We have also sold off duplicate posters and film ephemera, as well as copies of some of our Karl Ritter books through our Poster Store. Individuals with important information on certain topics listed on the website made contact with us through the Contact template, such as new information and photographs pertaining to our "ZFO" webpages, for which we are most grateful.
In January 2022 we configured our website to be in a major search engine which represents many other search engines under one umbrella, and this led to a major boost in traffic to this site. We had over 1200 visitors in one week, and 71 of them remained on the website for at least 3 minutes and up to over 30 minutes. In 1,817 individual page views, the top ten topics they explored were:
Onwards and upwards!