[wp-hackers] WP.com Stats Image
angsuman at taragana.com
Wed Jun 20 05:27:31 GMT 2007
Normally a 1x1 transparent gif is used by most stat packages. WordPress
likes to differ, why?
Maybe it is hoping a viral marketing campaign where people start asking
about the image.
Have you considered using Google Analytics? In the latest incarnation it
Leonid Mamchenkov wrote:
> On 6/19/07, Chris Poteet <cpoteet at siolon.com> wrote:
>> Ok, this is weird. Why on blogs that use WP.com stats (mine
>> in particular is a stand-alone installation with the plugin)
>> does it put this little emoticon in the footer?
> My guess would be - to collect stats of your visitors. A tiny gif
> :) <this is not a stats image>
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