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[nycphp-talk] OT: click thru count?

Brian Pang bpang at bpang.com
Tue Aug 12 16:56:19 EDT 2003


Thanks, Chris...

Just needed to make sure I wasn't going crazy or that the way that logs
work didn't change overnight ;)

his site, http://www.maxracks.com
the banner is the "Crunch" banner at the bottom
my site is http://www.maxcards.com
 (cool offer and written all in php)




> Brian Pang wrote:
> 
> >My question, at long last, Is there anything that would show in his logs
> >that a user clicked the banner to an external link?
> >  
> >
> Only if the click sends the browser to a redirection script on his site, 
> or at the ad server site (which sends him logs).
> There could also be some kind of javascript onclick event that tracks it.
> 
> But I think your hunch is right-- if you've only got 20 instances of an 
> HTTP_REFERER from his site in your logs, there's probably only been 20 
> clicks, and certainly not 5000.
> 
>     chris.
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