IRELAND (OCN) — Will StatCounter.com have the luck of the Irish? StatCounter.com is a site where webmasters can obtain a free yet reliable invisible web tracker that is highly configurable. The site provides one of the best hit counter and real-time detailed web stats around.
Unfortunately, webmasters who are looking for “up-to-the-second” (real time) reports within the last few hours were greeted with a “cannot display the web page” error message since the Irish company are having problems with their servers.
Why the outage? Reports are it was due to an explosion.
Due to an explosion in The Planet Datacenter at the weekend, service on this partition was interrupted. Depsite our best efforts 24 to 30 hours of stats spread across Sunday GMT and some of Monday morning have been lost. We sincerely apologise for this. More information is available in the Service Status section of the forum.
Also, the company had to worry about “double billing” of their clients who are PayPal Subscribers.
So, what type of sites use StatCounter.com? The Bronx Zoo Forum is one site that is known to use them. Since the site gets over 500 page impression per day, its important to see what info is being viewed and update or delete information that is no longer relevant. Representative at the Bronx Zoo Forum told us the “we also utilize Google’s Analytics so we are not at a total loss.”