After you have your website up and running, plus have begun tracking stats on your site, you notice a problem. Problem being, is that every time "You" go into your website to make changes, say like adding a post, you would like to view it.
But here's the problem, every time you view your site, it is counted as a visitor in your stats apps like AWstats in Hostgator. Their is a work around or solution and that is to modify the wp-config file in WordPress.Wp-config.php[wp-config.php is one of the core WordPress files. It contains information about the database, including the name, host (typically localhost), username, and password. This information allows WordPress to communicate with the database to store and retrieve data (e.g. Posts, Users, Settings, etc.). The file is also used to define advanced options for WordPress.]
On my website http://gettingtraffic.org
I have created a PDF and a companion video showing you how to make this modification to the wp-config.php through hostgator (Note: it doesn't have to be through hostgator, this is just the hosting company I use). Here's the URL to the PDF and video. http://gettingtraffic.org/category/site-analysis/
Please keep in mind I'm no smooth talker like Marcus and have Senior Moments. the video is 8 minutes long and feel free to download the PDF for future reference.
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