Archive for July, 2005

Express install instructions for phpOpenTracker

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

I suggested phpOpenTracker as an alternative for visitor statistics based on the webserver logs. This is a summarized installation procedure for a typical php and mysql environment (note: the tracked site can be any platform!), extracted from the documentation: (more…)

Refer(r)er spam and visitor statistics

Tuesday, July 19th, 2005

This is what the usage statistics (July 1-17) of a specialised, Pagerank 5 weblog on European politics look like after an attack of “referer spam“. (more…)

How I got my Header pic

Friday, July 15th, 2005

Via Kubrickr, the Flickr-based webservice for graphically impaired people (like me).
This is how you do it: (more…)

WordPress plugins: WYSIWYG editor, rss links, recent comments

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

WordPress is designed in such a way that people can easily download and install plugins (add-ons and modifications). Three plugins I found very useful: (more…)