Website tracking of your visitors ?
website tracking is a code written to know the visitors
details. When your website is opened by a visitor in his web browser, the browser
submits lot of information's to the server. All the information's can be
collected and can be stored in a text file or in a database for further
What are the information we can collect ?
When a client request a web page from the server, it not
only send the URL of the Web page requested but also some additional
information. This extra information consists of useful facts about the client.
For example, this added information can include what browser is being used, what
operating system the client is running, and what URL the user just came from.
Hear is a list.
A list of MIME types the client will accept.
What type of languages the browser expects. |
human language, such as en-us, to represent, English, United States.
The type of connection established between the client
and the Web server. |
The hostname of the client computer.|
The browser type and version, and operating system
information of the client.|
The full URL of the Web page containing the hyperlink
used to reach the currently executing ASP page.|
The cookies sent from the browser.|
Two most important information is HTTP_REFERER and REMOTE_ADDR.
First one gives the information on from where the visitor has entered to your
website . This will tell you who has send the visitor to you. If you have posted
your website advertisement in some website and wants to know how effective it is then
you can find out how many visitors are clicking your advertisement and opening
your website . This value will be null if the visitor has typed the website address in
the browser address bar rather than clicking any link. Read more on knowing the referrer of the visitor in PHP
REMOTE_ADDER is the IP address of the visitors