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Awstats, found a demo site

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Floris

Guest
#2
I haven't run statistics in ages! I always find out a bug caused it to stop working, or data corruption, or you move servers and forgot about it, etc. Or it's just not adding up to other stats scripts, etc. Or slows down the hosting, etc.

I stopped doing it. And trying to focus on the content of the site rather than the clicks to it.
 

Dean

Well-known member
#3
Good input Floris. All I know is that every hosting account I've had (except possibly godaddy) has had awstats so I left it enabled for fun.

I was specifically curious about the unique visitors per month number, those are indeed unique IP addresses in each month and as far as I can tell - that does not include the bots.

I was a little surprised at that. :)
 
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Floris

Guest
#4
Never hurts to have it enabled, there are enough reasons to have statistics beyond what I used as arguments :)
It's nice that they actually explain what it means, always handy. indeed.
 

Jaxel

Well-known member
#5
I've always preferred awstats over google's tools... its just so uncomplicated.

However, my firewall sends me a message every morning about "suspicious activity" whenever awstats is running.