Guestbooks and 'Add a link'
is an old page - get the new
page counters let you add an image which tells you the number
of visitors a site/page has had. There is an example of
This particular counter
was provided by Link
Exchange - there are lots of others available - Try
looking for a counter on the WWW http://www.markwelch.com/bannerad/ba_counter.htm
is a good place to start looking.
Some counters require CGI access (If you don't know what
this is then you probably don't have it), some depend on
a link to a different web site and therefore slow the page
or can produce an error message if the link cannot be made.
Others display a large and ugly advertisement.
with counters is that, most of them only count the
number of times a particular page has been visited.
If your visitor does not look at that page, then they
are not counted. You can get around this by putting
a counter from Sitemeter
can tell you lots of useful information about your
visitors - look really carefully at the bottom of
this page and you'll find one of their counters :)
you have CGI access then you can create a guest book on
your web site. There are many 'pre written' CGI scripts
for this available on the web, just do a search for 'guest
book CGI script'. If you don't have CGI access, then all
is not lost. Simply choose one of the many free
guest book services available on the web. Here's an
our Guest bookView
our Guest book
Another good site for a guest book is at:
Web Tools Who also do:
a Link Page
Web Tools Have a service where a visitor to your
web site can add a link to their own page - great! All the
work is done for you. Having said that, we aren't using
this service on our own web site. 'Why not?', you ask. Well,
this site is rated by RSACi
and we can't put any links on our site, which are not under
our control. Even though we could delete an undesirable
link, it would still be there until we discovered it. That
could take several days.
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