Tag: GeoIP

Optimization Page

The Optimization page will allow you to do some basic maintenance tasks related to WP Statistics. The optimization page looks like this:   It has six tabs; Resources/Information, Export, Purging, Database, Updates and Historical. Resources/Information The Resources/Information page has 4 subsections to it; Resources, Version Info, File Info and Client Info.   Resources The Resources […]

Settings Page

The first thing you should do after installing WP Statistics is configure the plug-in, this is accomplished through the settings page. Simply go to Statistics -> Settings to get there. The main settings page looks like this:   At the top are nine tabs, each one will be addressed separately. General Settings The General Settings […]

Installation

Installation is straight forward, you can either use WordPress’ built in installation process or manually upload the files to the WordPress plugin directory. Once installed, go to the WordPress plugin page and activate WP Statistics. You should then configure the settings found in the following sections, at a minimum, check the sections on the GeoIP, […]

The GeoIP database isn’t downloading

The GeoIP database isn’t downloading and when I force a download through the settings page I get the following error: “Error downloading GeoIP database from: http://geolite.maxmind.com/download/geoip/database/GeoLite2-Country.mmdb.gz – Forbidden” This means that MaxMind has block the IP address of your webserver, this is often the case if it has been blacklisted in the past due to […]

GeoIP is enabled but no hits are being counted?

The GeoIP code requires several things to function, PHP 5.3 or above, the cURL extension and PHP cannot be running in safe mode. All of these conditions are checked for but there may be additional items required. Check your PHP log files and see if there are any fatal errors listed.

All visitors are being set to unknown for their location?

Make sure you’ve downloaded the GeoIP database and the GeoIP code is enabled. Also, if your running an internal test site with non-routable IP addresses (like 192.168.x.x or 172.28.x.x or 10.x.x.x), these addresses will come up as unknown always.

Requirements

WP Statistics requires a few things to work: WordPress 3.0 or above PHP 5.4 or above MySQL 5.0 or above WP Statistics might work on older versions of the above software, but then again, it might not (it does NOT function on any PHP versions before 5.3). The GeoIP support also requires a few additional […]

Features

WP Statistics has many features: User Online, see how many people are currently viewing your site Visits, see how many hits your site gets each day Visitors, see who’s visiting your site Page tracking, see which pages are viewed most often Search Engines, see search queries and redirects from popular search engines like Google, Bing, […]

Introduction

Welcome to WP Statistics! This plug-in is designed to track your visitor statistics in WordPress, completely locally without any external services. There are several key items to note about WP Statistics: No external services are required, all code and data runs locally on your system. Aggregate data is stored whenever possible, when specific data is […]