[Mediawiki-l] Special:Statistics vs. spiders

Domas Mituzas midom.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 10 08:11:39 UTC 2007

> On our intranet, our MediaWiki system is spidered each day by our web
> crawler.  Unfortunately this throws off the hit totals in
> Special:Statistics.  Is there any way to prevent spider hits from  
> being
> logged as hits by Special:Statistics?

I don't want to sound radical, but $wgDisableCounters=true is what I  
always recommend to everyone.
This cuts execution time reasonably (per http://dammit.lt/2007/01/26/ 
mediawiki-performance-tuning/ :-)

Domas Mituzas -- http://dammit.lt/ -- [[user:midom]]

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