|This feature was removed completely in version 1.35.0.|
|Statistics and content analysis: $wgDisableCounters|
|Disable page view counters.
|Introduced in version:||pre 1.1.0|
|Deprecated in version:||1.25.0 (Gerrit change 150699; git #90d90dad)|
|Removed in version:||1.35.0 (Gerrit change 579769; git #81a31e16)|
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
$wgDisableCounters determines whether or not to update the number of times a page has been viewed.
$wgDisableCounters is set to false, each page will have a counter in its footer saying: "This page has been accessed 256 times."
This setting also determines whether
Special:PopularPages is available.
The value of the counter is updated in
includes/WikiPage.php in the function
(In a previous version, this was
includes/Article.php in the function
$wgDisableCounters is also referred to in other script files.
You can also retrieve such statistics through your apache (or squid if using squid caching) request logs.
Disabled in 1.25.0. See Requests for comment/Removing hit counters from MediaWiki core and other alternatives.
- Extension:HitCounters - extension as an alternative for MediaWiki 1.25+.