Archive for the 'RefererSpam' Category

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…)