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Google Analytics

As some of you may have noticed I use Google Analytics on my site for statistics. I also use webalizer for basic visitor stats. I have found Google Analytics provides more information in a better format than webalizer. The downsides of Google Analytics is that it is non free SaaS, it uses flash and that is lacks the ability to drill down to get more information.

As of today, the flash problem is still there (I am yet to test it with gnash), but the amount of information and how that data is displayed has improved dramatically. For those of you interested in the new look analytics, google has produced a tour.

Here is a quick summary my stats:

If you made it this far you are either a) a very fast reader, b) skipped a lot of the stats, c) unlike 80% of my visitors who leave the site within the first minute (read they got bored with reading my long blog posts).

Just some words about WebAlizer…

bubba2009 wrote:

I don’t like it very much. It’s rather good and does’t cost anything. BUT: 1) the stats it gives is incorrect very often 2) some logs of WA are ref spamed, what may cause even DDOS of the site

But its not difficult to tune WA that way so it will work correctly!

Added Wed, 2008-12-17 02:45