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An IndexingScheme that tracks the number of external (or foreign) links into the site. It tracks the referral URL in the HTTP request. This is useful for knowing what information is generally useful to the rest of the world.

http://sunir.org/apps/refers.pl

The source is posted at http://sunir.org/src/meatball/IndexingSchemes.


Some useful examples:

Detailed "most referred" pages
http://sunir.org/apps/refers.pl?full=1&targets=1&orphans=1&search=1&invert=1

Detailed "most referred" pages again, without search engines (useful for tracking blog activity)
http://sunir.org/apps/refers.pl?full=1&targets=1&orphans=1&invert=1

Chronological log of all referrers in the last 12 hours
http://sunir.org/apps/refers.pl?full=1&hours=12&targets=1&chrono=1


Script to do

[CategoryToDo]


Script updates

Fixed the regex that matched against the logs so it didn't exclude valid entries (from HTTP/1.0 clients).


CategoryIndexingScheme

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