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  1. field

    field New Member

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    to all the members, your help are very welcome. i am concerned on how to make list of articles where i can see live hits on the other column whenever an article within my site has been read..

    like:

    ARTICLES HITS
    Article One 22
    Article Two 17

    thanks
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Could not understand if your problem is for storing the counter or displaying it
     
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    displaying the number of page views (hits)

    let's say for a template view it will show how many times that template was viewed. but this i wanna show in my site how many times the article was viewed. i don't know if i have explained it right :confused:
     
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    See you need to do couple of things.

    When someone views the Article you should increase the counter in the database by 1
    Then when someone views the counter or when you want to display it just display the number from the database.
     
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    wow.. i think i will really be needing to do a couple of things here... does it mean whenever a page was viewed i will increase the counter on the database manually? sorry.. new with it
     
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    Then who else would do it for you
     
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    lol.. i think i will just forget about that.. thanks anyway shabbir
     

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