Web Stats - Don't Believe A Word Of Em

Ever had a discussion (fist fight) at your organization about your web server statistics? I know I've been there. If you have too, you should probably read this:


I've always known that web-stats were rather unreliable but this lays it out quite nicely. If you use web stats its definitely worth your time to read this.


Mitch Frazier is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal.


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Missed pre-fetching

ciotog's picture

Hmm, no mention of pages being pre-fetched but never viewed. At any rate, inaccurate data is better than no data, as long as you recognize the limitations.