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I'm looking for a simple hit counter that I can plug into and display on my website. Someone suggested a solution from Google, but that's really more than I'm looking for. I just need something that will display the number of visits to my site. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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The problem is that you have to clearly define what you mean by a "hit".

  • Do visits to two different pages add to the same counter?
  • Does the same person refreshing the page 5 times count as 5 hits?
  • Should visits from search engine crawlers count as hits?
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1 hour ago, Ingolme said:

The problem is that you have to clearly define what you mean by a "hit".

  • Do visits to two different pages add to the same counter?
  • Does the same person refreshing the page 5 times count as 5 hits?
  • Should visits from search engine crawlers count as hits?

None of the above constitute my definition of a "hit." perhaps the word "visit" would be more appropriate. If I give someone a tour of every room in my home, that still constitutes a single visit. I guess that's what I'm looking for. Perhaps a simple solution would not be sufficient to meet my requirements.

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You can't create a hit counter if you don't know what a hit is. You have to define this first. Once you have a definition, you can build something based on it.

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