Question: What is a web page counter?
Question: How does a web page counter work?
Answer: A web page counter basically counts the number of times that a web page is loaded and although you can get the same type of data through any type of statistical website data, the graphical counter just seems to add a bit of fun to the webpage and is still a very popular way of adding to your website.
Question: Why would I need a web page counter?
Answer: There are a number of reasons why you would need a web page counter. For starters it tells your website’s visitors how many times a particular page has been loaded and viewed. It is also a great way to keep track of your bandwidth usage as well as what pages are more popular than others so you can make necessary changes to the less popular pages on your website.
Webpage counters are a fun and interesting way to keep track of how many visitors to your website view any particular page. While in human years the use of a web page counter is still rather new, in terms of computer technology years it is one of the oldest means of obtaining statistical data for your website. This of course does not mean that it is outdated as many people still use webpage counters today because it adds a bit of fun and interaction with your website that many other sites fail to offer its visitors.
In the simplest terms, when you visit a webpage on your website and the counter shows that the page has been loaded 100 times, no matter how many times you refresh the page, it will still show 100. However though, if someone else visits the same page, they will see that the page has been viewed 101 times.