[development] Accesslog and Node_counter

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Thu Nov 18 19:48:12 UTC 2010

Hi Nancy
I've come in late here but have you considered piwik?

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:13:03 -0800 (PST), nan wich
<nan_wich at bellsouth.net>
> A) We do not use Google Analytics at all - it is not an option (we do
> Coremetrics).
> B) The GAC modules uses the node_counter table. I need to be able to
> see the 
> number of reads on all nodes with term 18 for the month of September,
> 2010. Or 
> for the second quarter of the year, or last week. Or that were written
> user/234. The node_counter table simply does not have the granularity to
> do 
> that; it has reads today and total reads forever. 
> Nancy
> Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -- Dr. Martin L.
> King, Jr.
> ________________________________
> From: Stefan M Kudwien <mail at stefankudwien.com>
> To: development at drupal.org
> Sent: Thu, November 18, 2010 9:35:28 AM
> Subject: Re: [development] Accesslog and Node_counter
>> I ask because we are increasingly needing to get view counts per day,
>> not just
>>total. I can easily add a hook_nodeapi('view') to count from today, but
>>to get historical counts as well.
> Another idea: in case you're already using Google Analytics, and need a 
> cache-proof solution, there's also the Google Analytics API module 
> (http://drupal.org/project/google_analytics_api), which allows you to
> access 
> Analytics data remotely. Pro: it's off-loaded from your own server.
> Contra: it's 
> not real-time.
> The Google Analytics Counter module 
> (http://drupal.org/project/google_analytics_counter) is based on this
> and 
> might already nearly do what you need.
> -- Stefan Kudwien
> Drupal Consulting

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