Overcoming Web Tracking Problems


For almost three years I have tracked my WebStats for The Dragonfly Meadow web site   http://www.dragonflymeadow.ca/  on the Cirrus Host server http://www.cirrushosting.com/toronto-web-hosting-canada.html using Webalizer. This software was adequate with only the occasional hickup until this spring when it seemed to not work properly at all. It seemed to be reporting web traffic mounts about one-tenth of what they previously were. The Cirrus Host technical support did not say why it wasn’t working (If they even knew – plesk version change, log file size issue, something else?) but did indicate that I switch to their new preferred product – AWStats. I have switched to AWStats and it appears to be working well. We have been averaging about 70 hits a day – a little less than we used to (110 hits/day) but not too bad. I also added Google Analytics to track some key pages: http://www.google.com/analytics  and it also seems to be working well.


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