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    traffic software


    hey guys,
    just curious, I use the webalizer as my web traffic analizer, mainly because it's free.
    What do you guys use?
    Some day I'll create a smart quote to put here.
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    awstats is also free, and produces much better results than webalizer.
    http://awstats.sourceforge.net/

    quest software's (quest.com) funnel web is very good - probably the best competition to webtrends out there. There are free and enterprise versions; the free one is pretty good. Funnel web has the additional benefit of running on windows, mac, solaris, etc.
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    I checked out awstats. It looks pretty good. I might be changing
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    addfreestats is a good one to.
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    If the demo shows all there is, addfreestats is but a little baby compared to the mighty Awstats.

    Awstats gives VERY good search engine spider and search results info.
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    i've been looking for something like this, i switched hosting companies awhile back and the new one wouldn't setup logging for me so this will be awesome

    i use to use Wusage and I loved all of its features, but AWstats does almost the exact same thing and it looks better

    thanks
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    WebTrends Enterprise Edition is the best one on the market. It'll set you back a few G's, but it's worth every penny in my opinion.

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    Best balance between features and price


    This site has all the basic stats, but also adds growth rates, drop-out and conversion rates, Adv tracking, Sales tracking and more. It is about the best bargain you will find anywhere.

    www.webstatsgold.com


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    On all the sites I design these days there's always a StandardHeader and StandardFooter I call which:

    - checks if the user is logged in
    - logs the information I want to log
    - depending on the other information, dynamically determines what to display and
    - if the user is logged in, and the user is an administrator, display a control panel for admin functions (content management, mostly).

    But that only works if you get enjoyment out of writing code, can do so competently, and assumes all your content is dynamic.

    The advantages to dynamic content are so great, though, that I plan to retofit all my old sites in like manner, too.
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    WebTrends Enterprise Edition is the best one on the market.
    That's an opinion. I hold a very different opinion of WebTrends enterprise. If this guy is using a free webalizer, dude, I don't think he has an IT staff and the budget to fly in a team of consultants, have a dedicated stats server, etc. And if he did, he might be disappointed by the limitations and level of customization (the IT staff and consultants) needed to get meaningful data from it.

    - edit (qualification):

    I have recently been involved with a webtrends deployment in my paying job. I do sites as a hobby on my own time. The polar opposite approaches therefore should now be qualified. What works for www.GiantCompanyWithBillionsInAssets.com vs www.MyLittleWebsiteIPayFiveDollarsToHost.com should be polar opposites.
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    Hi posters,


    I've been using free analysis programs for a while, but none of them could meet my standards. I'm looking for a simple program that can track dynamic pages (e.g. index.jsp?module=home; index.jsp?module=products; index.jsp?module=products&detail=prod1234; ...). Does anyone here knows a good tool that can produce reports for these kind of sites?

    For my job, I've been using Webtrends and it really rocks! It's a big monster, but once you get the hang of it, it's fun to play with.

    Cheers,

    DragonBe

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