[thelist] Counting Downloads

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Sat Jan 31 22:38:17 CST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 11:35 PM
> Subject: [thelist] Counting Downloads
> I've got a few pdf files in a folder and I'd like to count the number of
> times they've been downloaded.
> Ideas?


There are probably two favorite approaches to this.

1.  Check the server log files and count the instances.

2.  Set up a proxy page that is responsible for both issuing the file and
incrementing a counter somewhere.


Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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