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:
1,288 visits (1 today, 2 this week, 8 this month, 229 this year)
This engineering version of the counter reports:
Total visits: 10100001000 (binary) or 508 (hex)
The marketing version of the counter reports:
160,682 visits (99 today, 221 this week, 799 this month, 28,010 this year)

Revised: Saturday, June 2, 2007