Best site counter?

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I am looking for the best deal on a counter. I would like total hits plus
unique hits. Any ideas appreciated, Dick Ross

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Nico Schuyt

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I use statcounter at: /

Free and good.

Infinity can have limits.

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Are you after a "counter" or a "tracker"? The distinction being that a
counter gives a visible count on your web pages of either the total number
of page loads for that page or for your site. A tracker doesn't (normally)
give a page counter, but does allow you to track the number of visitors
across your site. (And yes, the distinction between the two can become very

Personally, I use HitTracker
( ), which probably does
what you are after - it does require an image to appear on each page but
doesn't give a visible counter.

I've accumulated a list of counters: , and a list of
trackers: , which might

If you have access to your server logs then you don't need a
counter/tracker, but software to analyse the logs. Nico's posting for
awstats is one of the better ones I've seen, and is one I use for some of my

Hope this is useful.
Brian Cryer

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