Council Update

 

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Website Statistics

Date

Jan 1 – April 14, 2013

May 1 – Dec 31 2012*

Number of visitors

2431

3112

Number of unique visitors (number of unduplicated visitors)

1911

2511

Page views (the total number of pages viewed including repeated views of a single page)

9,507

8889

Average number of pages viewed per visit

3.91

2.86

Average visit duration

4 minutes and 9 seconds

2 minutes and 49 seconds

* May 1 , 2012 is when we started tracking users

Top 6 pages viewed Jan. 1 – April 15, 2013

  1. Home: 1096 views, 407 unique views
  2. First Nations and Métis People of Red River Settlement: 712 views, 516 unique views
  3. The Canadian Pacific Railway: A Story for Kids: 711 views, 573 unique views
  4. Our History: 483 views, 152 unique views
  5. Photo Gallery: 312 views, 134 unique views
  6. History Book: 248 views, 88 unique views

Where users come from Jan. 1 – April 15, 2013

  1. Google: 1661
  2. Directly entered address (includes bookmarks): 435
  3. RM of St. Clements website: 128
  4. Website of Grade 6 class in Pembina Trails School Division: 41
  5. Bing: 41

Keywords used in search

  1. Not provided: 457
  2. What did William van horne do for Canada: 25
  3. Building of the cpr for kids: 22
  4. Canadian pacific railway history for kids: 20
  5. Red river settlement: 13
  6. Red river metis: 12
  7. William van horne: 12
  8. Canadian pacific railway for kids: 10
  9. Red river settlement becoming Manitoba: 10
  10. History of the Canadian pacific railway for kids: 9

 

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Tasks in the past year

  • General
    • New menu
    • Captions to photos
    •  “Search” function
    • Breadcrumbs
    • SEO
    • Added Google analytics
  •  Home page
    • Reorganized and tightened up content
    • Slide show with captions and on/off
    • Designed logo
    • Map of St. Clements in Canada and in Manitoba, can download map, link to google maps
    • Call for submissions of family stories
    • Did you know? Random trivia
    • Latest news
    • Site map
    • Log in area
  • Our Heritage
    • Added Family Stories and Significant People
    • Submit your family history
    • Manitoba Historic Timeline
  •  Learn Our Heritage
    • Added glossary, local history book, archives and research resources
  •  Visit Our Heritage
    • Added heritage markers and designated sites
  •  Manage Our Heritage
    • This whole section is new, based on Gimli site
  •  Resources

Upcoming Tasks

  • Make history book PDFs searchable
  • Developing “Heritage Markers” and “Heritage Building Inventory” and “Teacher’s Corner”
  • Formatting and editing history articles
  • Restructuring “Our Heritage” based on outline developed by Sharon Moolchan

Heritage Grant

Received in the fall of 2013

  1. To improve and expand the heritage educational content of the current website for the benefit of students and others studying local history
  2. To improve the Heritage management of the web site
  3. To adapt the successful experiences with heritage management of others such as the Gimli website and to adapt some of their success to the St. Clements situation

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New Structure of the Website (based on Gimli’s website)

  1. Home
  2. Our Heritage (history articles to be organized along Sharon’s outline)
    1. Family Stories and Significant People
    2. Submit your Family Story
    3. Manitoba Historic Timeline
    4. Early Settlements of St. Clements
    5. Life of the Pioneers
    6. Places of Worship
    7. Schools
    8. Transportation
    9. Early Business
    10. Political and Community Organizations
    11. Community Development and Services
    12. St. Clements Recreational and Social Activities
    13. Natural Disasters
  3. Learn our Heritage
    1. Teacher’s Corner
    2. Historic thinking (under development)
    3. Ask and show project presentation (under development)
    4. Speakers Teacher’s Kit (under development)
    5. Teacher Showcase (under development)
    6. Students (under development)
      1. Research Skills: how to make citations
    7. Historic Photos
    8. Glossary
    9. PowerPoint Presentations
    10. Local history book
    11. Archives
  4. Visit our Heritage
    1. Heritage Driving Tour
    2. Geocaches
    3. Historic markers (under development)
    4. Designated Sites
  5. Manage our Heritage
    1. About Us
      1. Who we are: intro
      2. What we do: our projects
    2. How do we manage our heritage?
      1. How to get started
      2. Definitions of Terms
      3. Heritage Places and Sites
        1. Heritage Places and Sites: Protect the Tangible
        2. Marking Heritage Sites
        3. Heritage Buildings
        4. St. Clements Heritage Inventory
      4. Heritage People and Events
        1. Heritage People and Events: Honour the Intangible
        2. Heritage Street names
      5. Funding
  6. Resources
  7. Contact Us
  8. Site map

Previous Structure of Website

  1. Home
  2. Our History
    1. Early Settlements of St. Clements
    2. Life of the Pioneers
    3. Places of Worship
    4. Schools
    5. Transportation
    6. Early Business
    7. Political and Community Organizations
    8. Community Development and Services
    9. St. Clements Recreational and Social Activities
    10. Natural Disasters
  3. Heritage Gallery
  4. Teacher’s Corner
    1. PowerPoint Presentations
    2. RM of St. Clements History Book
  5. Heritage Tourism
    1. Geocache
    2. Selkirk and District Regional Heritage Tour
  6. About Us
  7. Links
  8. Contact us

 

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