Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
2 Pages12>

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Saturday, January 1, 2011 9:16:17 PM(UTC)
In 2009 we had 4,203,379 page "hits" and in 2010 we dropped down to 2,591,604.

PH is becoming the suck.
Rockmolder  
#2 Posted : Saturday, January 1, 2011 9:19:12 PM(UTC)
Just 2.5 million? I'd get the site out of the air.
Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Saturday, January 1, 2011 9:26:30 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Just 2.5 million? I'd get the site out of the air.
I know, working on it.

2010 - 2,591,604
per month 215,967
per day 7,100


2009 - 4,203,379
per month 350,281
per day 11,516




I was thinking how this drop happened. I did have the site register only for a great portion of the year. I opened it back up just a few months ago. Meaning, you had to be logged in to view any content. I also killed off a lot of bots trying to increase page load times. I'm guessing the bots must have contributed a lot to that 1.6 million page "hits".
Rockmolder  
#4 Posted : Saturday, January 1, 2011 9:36:10 PM(UTC)
Might be.

And the Burt Farv dust might finally be settling down a bit. I know that a lot of people here had accounts to discuss him in just about every thread. That certainly died down this season.
Wade  
#5 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 1:40:26 AM(UTC)
Speaking wholly unscientifically, ISTM that traffic has dropped off more in the last couple months.

But that could just be because it seems like Foster isn't around as much, and I miss that guy with the collection of silly striped blue pants.

:)
Zero2Cool  
#6 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 2:08:38 AM(UTC)
ISTM ??

I would love there to be a law that abolishes abbreviations.
Nonstopdrivel  
#7 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 3:37:10 AM(UTC)
ISTM = International Society for Testing Materials, I do believe.
Wade  
#8 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 5:47:56 AM(UTC)
sorry..."it seems to me".

But it dates from before texting....learned it back in my Compuserve "CB Simulator" days....back before compuserve married aol...back before they called it "chat".
Nonstopdrivel  
#9 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 6:02:07 AM(UTC)
I'm pretty sure we were both yanking your chain, Wade.

Though I do share Kevin's distaste for internet abbreviations.
rabidgopher04  
#10 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 5:23:29 PM(UTC)
Hits are such a poor way to measure web traffic. Visitors and unique visitors are much more accurate. A hit on a website is on any file that is called from the server. Let's say this page has 10 images, 2 javascripts, 1 css file, and a php file; that would be 14 hits for this page alone, greatly misrepresenting how much traffic comes to this site when measured in hits.
Zero2Cool  
#11 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 6:37:45 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Hits are such a poor way to measure web traffic. Visitors and unique visitors are much more accurate. A hit on a website is on any file that is called from the server. Let's say this page has 10 images, 2 javascripts, 1 css file, and a php file; that would be 14 hits for this page alone, greatly misrepresenting how much traffic comes to this site when measured in hits.


That's insane, I've heard of hit counters like that, but in over a decade of web development and administration I've never seen a counter behave like that.

I quoted the word hits for a reason and I didn't say it was a good measure of web traffic, but its the only one I have available since we used three hosts during 2010 and I no longer have access to the good stats from the original host.

The counter here increments by one whenever a .php file is loaded from the server. Hit F5, counter goes up by one if you are on the site and not a file. Click a link on the forums, counter goes up by one. Etc ... it doesn't count graphics or CSS files or db queries, nothing like that. It's a very simple counter. There's also a mod I can that tracks each unique IP, but I think it slows the site down so not worth it to me.



The amount of hits don't matter to me all that much, but I like stats so I do check them out from time to time for grins.
rabidgopher04  
#12 Posted : Sunday, January 2, 2011 11:43:58 PM(UTC)
Check out Google Analytics. It's free and better than anything any host can offer.
Zero2Cool  
#13 Posted : Monday, January 3, 2011 1:09:15 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Check out Google Analytics. It's free and better than anything any host can offer.


thanks, will do.
Nonstopdrivel  
#14 Posted : Tuesday, January 4, 2011 8:05:29 AM(UTC)
Maybe this has something to do with the dropoff?
Zero2Cool  
#15 Posted : Tuesday, January 4, 2011 2:28:56 PM(UTC)
That's a cool button for the previous days posts. Neat.
Zero2Cool  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, January 5, 2011 3:58:43 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Check out Google Analytics. It's free and better than anything any host can offer.


I've had us on Google Analytics since Jan 2nd. I wonder if that's why the sites been laggy the last few days.


Direct Traffic 1,423.00 (82.64%)

Search Engines 233.00 (13.53%)

Referring Sites 66.00 (3.83%)



* 1,722
Visits

* 724
Absolute Unique Visitors

* 16,378
Pageviews

* 9.51
Average Pageviews

* 00:13:04
Time on Site

* 18.12%
Bounce Rate

* 32.06%
New Visits






724 Absolute Unique Visitors <-- I highly doubt that.
Nonstopdrivel  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, January 5, 2011 4:41:12 PM(UTC)
What does Bounce Rate mean?

And yes, the site has been noticeably laggy the past couple of days.
Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, January 5, 2011 5:17:12 PM(UTC)
I made a change to the file so we'll see if it loads quicker, if not, I'm gonna ditch it all together as it's not that important.
musccy  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, January 5, 2011 6:22:04 PM(UTC)
If you're looking for more "hits," just post another poll with insufficient options to vote on and I'd be glad to ''hit' you! :facepalm:
musccy  
#20 Posted : Wednesday, January 5, 2011 6:50:53 PM(UTC)
Cheesy has been slacking lately so I thought I'd attempt to fill in for him.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages12>
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Fan Shout
Smokey (21h) : Guest ? Join us Today !
Smokey (21h) : Saturday , it's PIZZA NIGHT !
Smokey (23-Jun) : Friday is Seafood day , not Pizza night . Eat a Shrimp !
Cheesey (23-Jun) : Happy B-day rocker!
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : Today's Birthdays: hardrocker950 (33)
Smokey (22-Jun) : Coffee anyone ?
Smokey (21-Jun) : good show
Cheesey (21-Jun) : APPLE with ice cream!
Smokey (20-Jun) : Cherry with Vanilla Ice Cream !!
Cheesey (20-Jun) : APPLE!
Smokey (20-Jun) : Apple or Cherry Pie ?
TheKanataThrilla (18-Jun) : The only have 2 preseason games. I like that as the fans get to see more of the starters.
TheKanataThrilla (18-Jun) : Next week I believe the CFL season starts. Go Redblacks!!!
Smokey (18-Jun) : Been researching CFL , Edmonton Eskimos have the best colors/uniforms .
Smokey (18-Jun) : When does the CFL Season start anyway ?
Smokey (18-Jun) : Saw Flute CFL highlights in the day, full CFL game was /is rare .
TheKanataThrilla (18-Jun) : I wish many of you would have seen Doug Flutie in the CFL. Absolute beauty.
TheKanataThrilla (18-Jun) : Vince Young cut from Sask. Roughriders. Good for him to consider the CFL, but only a select few NFL QB castoffs are a good CFL fit.
Smokey (17-Jun) : R 2
Zero2Cool (17-Jun) : Not all hackers are bad
Smokey (16-Jun) : Public Hangings for Hackers .
Cheesey (16-Jun) : No, he said HACKERS!
Smokey (16-Jun) : Did you say Crackers ?
Zero2Cool (16-Jun) : PACKERS PACKERS PACKERS
Cheesey (16-Jun) : "That is true, my dear Smokey!"LOL!
Smokey (15-Jun) : dat ? Brer Cheesey ?
Cheesey (15-Jun) : True dat, Smokey. MUCH better!
Smokey (15-Jun) : I like the fillets/tenders, they usually are a better deal.
Cheesey (15-Jun) : Good one, Porforis! Made me laugh!
Porforis (15-Jun) : Shoulda gone with Kentucky Fried Chickadee
Cheesey (15-Jun) : Last time I had KFC, the pieces were so small it should be renamed "Kentucky Fried Sparrow"
Cheesey (15-Jun) : POPEYES! (Or Churches chicken)
Smokey (15-Jun) : KFC or Popeyes Chicken ?
Smokey (15-Jun) : It's grocery shopping day !
Smokey (15-Jun) : Why did they shelter ?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Saturday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
9m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

40m / Around The NFL / Smokey

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

23h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

24-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

24-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / isocleas2

24-Jun / Around The NFL / beast

23-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

23-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

23-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

23-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

22-Jun / Around The NFL / Smokey

Headlines