View Full Version : Hit counters and flag counters

11-16-2009, 07:06 PM
I have added a hit counter and flag counter to my site:

http://www.paginasprodigy.com.mx/reyes9550/ (at the botton)

I am newbie in web design.
I added them to have an idea how many visits I have

Do you think is there any problem with them ?
Do you thinl I should remove them ?

11-16-2009, 07:25 PM
I don't think there is a problem that you have to worry about. Personally I don't like those widgets, but if it serves your purpose then who am I to decide.
I also like to see waht happens on my websites, but I have awstats for that where I can see a lot more then the number of visits and from which country it comes. But this is on the background and is part of the hosting.

11-16-2009, 07:27 PM
Your host will (should) provide that data to you already.
If not sign up for Google Analytics so you can remove that horrible counter ;)

11-16-2009, 07:52 PM
so you can remove that horrible counter ;)

BAM!!!!!!!! :)

11-17-2009, 11:35 AM
I always find that very few people even know the difference between a hit, visit, unique visit and so on. did some investigation myself a while back;


I hope it helps a few folks out.

Agree with Dom that hit counters are very 1996!

11-20-2009, 02:35 AM
Thank you for information and feedback.
I will take a look at Google Analytics.