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Re: Tracking a Print Ad

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  • susanch6
    Can t I just make an internal page into a Group Referrer somehow? ... many hits ... are in ... already ... webalizer, like ... clip1traffic.log and ... full
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 25, 2002
      Can't I just make an internal page into a Group Referrer somehow?

      --- In webalizer@y..., "Waitman C. Gobble, II" <waitman@e...> wrote:
      > hey SC,
      >
      > i have a client that has four movie clips on his site
      > http://boats-n-babes.com
      >
      > he wanted me to track each movie individually not only to see how
      many hits
      > and traffic it generates,
      > but also to check that no one has linked to his movies directly. we
      are in
      > the process of setting the site
      > up so that direct links to the movies will be impossible, however i
      already
      > have webalizer tracking the
      > movies individually in separate reports.
      >
      > basically i have a script that runs before processing via
      webalizer, like
      > this
      >
      > grep /movies/clip1.wmv logfile.log > clip1traffic.log
      > then i run webalizer with a config file that parses
      clip1traffic.log and
      > generates a single report.
      >
      > (i do the same for clip2 clip3 clip4)
      >
      > i still run my regular webalizer conf file on logfile.log for the
      full
      > stats.
      >
      > a glance down the referrers list SHOULD show only his sites, and no
      > "foreign" unauthorized sites.
      >
      > also, it tallies traffic for JUST THAT FILE, which sounds like what
      you are
      > after...
      >
      > take care,
      >
      > Waitman C. Gobble, II
      > EMK Design
      > 5681 Beach Blvd Ste 101
      > Buena Park California 90621
      > +1.7145222528
      >
      > http://emkdesign.com
      >
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "susanch6" <susan@c...>
      > To: <webalizer@y...>
      > Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 2:35 PM
      > Subject: [webalizer] Tracking a Print Ad
      >
      >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > I want to give my print ads unique URLs and be able to track the
      > > traffic generated by them in Webalizer. I'd prefer not to have
      them
      > > typing in a long URL like domain.domain.com/ or
      domain.com/file.html,
      > > so I created a Redirect in Apache for domain.com/directory/ to go
      to
      > > the home page. But Webalizer doesn't seem to pick up on it.
      > >
      > > Maybe I'm complicating things? If anyone has suggestions on this
      I'd
      > > really appreciate it.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > SC
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