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The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) website averages over four thousand visitors a day. Every week, about five thousand people perform a search for a congregation! is one of our most important tools for introducing seekers to Unitarian Universalism.

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  • Roughly 51% of the visitors to our home page are first-time visitors to
  • Our most popular page (after our home page) is the Find a Congregation Search Results page, accounting for over 4% of our page views.
  • The Tapestry of Faith area of our site accounts for over 17% of our total traffic.
  • The next most popular area is the newcomers site (Beliefs & Principles), drawing about 14% of our page views.
  • Web search engines account for over 56% of our traffic (about 23% of our visitors come directly to our site, and 18% by referral).
  • Search terms that lead people to us are primarily variations on Unitarian, Universalist, or UUA. Searches including the keyword "justice" account for almost 10,000 visits/year.
  • The most common searches performed on our site are for (variations on) General Assembly, WorshipWeb, Transitions, and Tapestry of Faith.
  • Facebook accounts for about 18% of the links that send people to
  • After English, the most common language setting of our visitors is Chinese, accounting for 0.7% of our traffic. Spanish follows, at 0.25%.
  • Our visitors are using the following browsers/operating systems:
    1. Internet Explorer / Windows (22.34%)
    2. Chrome / Windows (16.90%)
    3. Safari /Macintosh (16.08%)
    4. Firefox / Windows (13.93%)
    5. Safari / iOS (12.10%)
    6. Android Browser / Android (4.41%)
    7. Firefox / Macintosh (4.28%)
    8. Chrome /Macintosh (3.59%)
    9. Safai (in-app) / iOS (1.51%)
    10. Chrome / Android (0.67%)

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Last updated on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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