17461RE: [webanalytics] Analtyics voor mobile phones.
- May 29, 2008Brendan,
always going to be more accurate than log files.
There are local caches maintained by the browser (IE is particularly
aggressive) and many ISPs (e.g. AOL) operate large banks of intermediate
proxy servers that also do caching between client and origin server.
The net effect of losing cached page views will make a serious dent in
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Sent: 29 May 2008 10:20
Subject: Re: [webanalytics] Analtyics voor mobile phones.
I have to jump in on the 'analyzing server log files are not so
Web server log analysis gives you the best picture of what happened on
the web server. It remains an excellent tool for understanding the
actual use of the resources, a great way of detecting and analyzing
attacks on servers - overall a solid tool for a network administrator.
page views even when the page wasn't requested from your server). It
will either include a noscript tag in order to track HTTP clients
depending on tool and implementation, which has a unique set of
implications. This type of tracking can be blocked by certain browser
doesn't care about physical web server location, and can be
business and marketing types - especially since it's more often tied
to recognizable brand names.
accurate (in the dictionary sense of accurate) than log analysis.
However, the business of web analytics isn't knowing you had exactly
107 page views - it's knowing that the number of visitors to the web
site this month has increased in a statistically significant manner of
the number of visitors last month. It's knowing that the tweaks made
to the buying funnel have resulted in an increase in conversions.
Most of the time it's not about numbers - it's about trends.
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 2:37 AM, emiel.kamzol <emiel.kamzol@...
<mailto:emiel.kamzol%40gmail.com> > wrote:
> Hi there,Click here
> I'm trying to find out how web analytics works for websites designed
> tagging and loading an 1x1 px image.
> Is it true that it only works whit analyzing local server log file?
> ore is there also another way? Because I understand that analyzing
> Thanks in advance.
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