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User_Removed 12 694 3 Scotland
21 May 2009 9:22AM
I signed up for this a few days ago. Added the code to each page on my sites and used a third party programme to verify all was ok.

GA updates every 24 hours. Checked stats for 19 May and compared with web logs from 1&1. Quite a big difference, GA reports 14 total page views and 1&1 says 192.

Anyone else noticed a discrepency ?.
User_Removed 13 2.2k 3 United Kingdom
21 May 2009 9:33AM
All the time. None of my stats mechanisms ever tally Grin
davidburleson 14 3.0k 3 United Kingdom
21 May 2009 9:39AM
You will fine that no analytics programs will give you exactly the same results as they all work differently.

GA relys on users with javascript enabled (which is pretty all humans)
While programs such as AWstats crunch the actual server logs.

Also, make sure you have the GA code on all pages of your site.
User_Removed 12 694 3 Scotland
21 May 2009 5:21PM
Thanks for the replies. I will keep an eye on the results.
landandlight 15 46 Scotland
21 May 2009 5:49PM
I stopped using GA - thought it was total garbage and switched to stat counter which is way better.

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