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Adding a tracking Widget
December 12, 2012
4:33 pm
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Wayne Aanerud
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OK

 I was wondering about adding a tracking widget. I did see one on a blog that named the city the person was from. I saw the blog had a list of the visitors city’s and state.

I have searched on Goggle today but no help. I would go back to the other blog but Old Timers Disease is kicking in.

 

Thanks Wayne 

December 13, 2012
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Do you know about the ability for you to see the data on your blog viewers in Blogger Stats?  There is a video on that: Reader Statistics.  But I think you mean a gadget that displays on your blog’s sidebar and shows a map with pushpins for each person who reads your blog … is that right?

I have seen that too, but never used it.  I just found this one called Revolver Maps and tried it on a new page in my blog.

Check it out at http://geeksontour.blogspot.co…..r-map.html.  Realize I’ll probably delete it soon.

Here’s another free tracking map that looked good, but I clicked the button to get it and nothing happened: Free Visitor Map

I looked at the blogs I knew who used to used a gadget like that, but they are also non-functioning now.

August 22, 2013
3:53 pm
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Wayne Aanerud
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Well I’m Back

I have come up with this tracking site for looking at who’z on my blog if any one. I tried to install but I got a warning from BlogSpot.

 

here’z the warning or the site. I guess they blogger and my server said it was unsafe. I have seen this on other blogs, but don’t want to put any tags or cookies on any visitors.

 

Here is my blog thanks to the Geeks       yogi154.blogspot.com  

 

Alternate instructions to install on Blogger:

In your Blogger dashboard, click on Design under the site you want to add the Live Traffic Feed.  Now click on Add a Gadget.  Select “HTML/Javascript” gadget by clicking the plus sign to the right. You are now ready to copy and paste the Live Traffic Feed code into this gadget.  To get the code:

On the Feedjit site, return to the Live Traffic Feed signup page. Below the color customizations is a drop down box, please select “Other blog or Website” and click the Go! button to get the Live Traffic Feed code.  Copy this code into the Blogger gadget you created and save your changes.

August 30, 2013
9:14 pm
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Wayne Aanerud
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I guess I forgot the site, Hey what do you want from a Rookie !!

 

http://feedjit.com/freeLiveTrafficFeed/

September 2, 2013
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I would heed the warning.  If a site can track exactly who is visiting your site – it sounds possible that they could then target those people for other tracking.  Not nice.

That said, I see that feedjit is available at CNET.com’s Download site.  I usually trust CNET.

What did you do?

September 5, 2013
6:31 pm
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Wayne Aanerud
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Nothing as I was waiting your advise. Now what do I do ???? I don’t know I guess more reading. 

September 7, 2013
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Personally, I would just make do with the Stats that come with Blogger.  If you really want the info that Feedjit gives you – it’s probably ok, since it’s on CNET.  Worse case is you may get some annoying toolbar along with it.

Go ahead and follow the HTML Widget instructions.  If it doesn’t work right, you can just remove the widget.

September 10, 2013
3:39 pm
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Wayne Aanerud
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Thanks Chris

 

I’m going to try it for a while

 

Wayne 

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