We just ran a short study on how users click around the front pages for blogs.sun.com and forums.sun.com via a nifty tool called CrazyEgg. The study ran for 1000 page visits (which is <1 day for blogs and forums), but the results are still interesting. Report details are posted as follows:
The confetti report shows the exact location of clicks more precisely:
The heatmap version is my 2nd favorite:
The Blogs & Forums teams haven’t yet analyzed the results, so I can’t provide details on how they may or may not affect the page layouts.