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the relevance of statistics

Hello
My hoster provides tables of statistics.
There are

Sites
Ko
Hits
Files
pages
visits

They don't allways follow each other one might go up while another goes
down. What's the significance of the different figures.?

cpmac
Jul 20 '05 #1
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Colin McGarry <WE**********@cpmac.com> said:
My hoster provides tables of statistics.


Analog 5.32: How the web works
4. What you can't know.
You can't tell the identity of your readers.
You can't tell how many visitors you've had.
You can't tell how many visits you've had.
Cookies don't solve these problems.
You can't follow a person's path through your site.
You often can't tell where they entered your site, or where they found
out about you from.
You can't tell how they left your site, or where they went next.
You can't tell how long people spent reading each page.
You can't tell how long people spent on your site.
http://www.analog.cx/docs/webworks.html
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