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best tool for tracking traffic on wp blog?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by pdoods, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. pdoods

    pdoods Regular Member

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    What tools do you guys use to keep an eye on visitors, unique visitors, search engine traffic and such on your wp blog in real time? I used to use that Awstats-update-right-away-by-pressing-a-update-button -thing on my former webhosting providers cPanel, but my new webhost doesn't offer that option (it takes too much resources so they updated automatically every 24 hours).

    So what kind of tools have you found are the best?
     
  2. Black&Red

    Black&Red Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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  3. nebuchadnezzar

    nebuchadnezzar Newbie

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    statpress uses system sources very much :|

    i got suspended because of it :(
     
  4. iwfdopod

    iwfdopod Registered Member

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    I use StatPress and Google Analytics. I find the results is different between them.

    Some get answer?
     
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    Jcrueger Newbie

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    its not a server side tool, but i use sitemeter.com uses no resources but it tracks visits by location/referer ect.
     
  6. jazz99

    jazz99 Regular Member

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    Use the Google Analytics plugin