3083Re: How do we find how many visitors have directly typed our domain on Browser
- Aug 1, 2005From my experience, Apache redirects do retain the referrer. I don't
know about IIS. However, redirects created programmatically (like JS,
CGI, JSP, etc) are much more likely to drop the referrer.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "john marshall" <jmarshall@c...>
> Tom,Examine a
> That's not correct. Server redirects do not affect the referrer.
> page of Google results and look at the URLs for the paid ads. Youwill find
> they go to a page within the Google domain so that Google can count thetarget page.
> click, and a redirect is passed back to take the browser to the
> At the target page the referrer with the keywords is available.'the
> The RFC says the referrer is 'the last page the user viewed' and not
> last URL the browser read from'. I'm paraphrasing of course.broke the
> There's an exception to this. A version of Apple's Safari browser
> referrer by not adhering to the spec, so the referrer was indeed someThankfully that
> useless junk from the guts of adwords in the above example.
> browser has quietly wilted.
> John Marshall
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Tomas Remotigue
> Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 11:19 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [webanalytics] Re: How do we find how many visitors
> have directly typed our domain on Browser
> Server-side redirects (such as those associated with banner ads)
> also result in no referrer being captured.
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