[clug-talk] Google Analytics is very cool web site tracking tool
john_e_jardine at spamcop.net
Mon Apr 27 18:51:50 PDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 09:13 -0600, Mark Carlson wrote:
> On 4/27/09, Royce Souther <osgnuru at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I remember the early days of the Internet when a CGI script that could count
> > how many times your page was loaded was the hot stuff of the day. My how
> > things have changed.
> > If are a web administrator you really should look at adding the free Google
> > Analytics to your site. It is way more then a stupid hit counter, it tracks
> > who or what visits your site, how long they visit each page and gives you
> > graphs and maps to see what parts of your web site are being used by what
> > parts of the world.
> > There are even tools that help you to test different web designs to see
> > what works best.
> > --
> > http://www.Radados.org
> I often see google-analytics.com being blocked by NoScript, and have
> never allowed it. I know a lot of people use NoScript. I wonder how
> it actually affects Google Analytics reliability. It seems some
> people think it does, but I'm not convinced yet.
> -Mark C.
I always add two things to every firefox instance I have: ABP &
NoScript. Does good things (tm) for page load times!
I use NoScript WhiteListing for the sites I visit regularly that need
it. I also use BlackListing and GoogleAnalytics is on blocked; to quote
The Prisoner: "I am not a number".
compromise privacy. After I was able to expose end user credentials and
originating IP addresses within a site intended to maintain anonymity it
became pretty obvious just how much damage can be inflicted. If I can
do it - others can do far worse.
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