Musts

  1. New cgi-bin directory (like css, images, includes)
  2. Put mcount.cgi in cgi-bin/mcount/ directory
  3. Edit mcount.cgi script with absolute path to cgi-bin/mcount/
  4. Save with UNIX endings or use dos2unix command
  5. Path to this page: /home/rsimms/hayrocket.com/dm160c/exercise-05.shtml
  6. Permissions: mcount.cgi = 755, mcount directory = 755
  7. Use relative path to execute script below

Visits

The regular counter reports:
1,534 visits (1 today, 2 this week, 7 this month, 177 this year)
This engineering version of the counter reports:
Total visits: 10111111110 (binary) or 5FE (hex)
The marketing version of the counter reports:
190,377 visits (70 today, 156 this week, 661 this month, 21,226 this year)

Revised: Saturday, June 2, 2007