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[resolved] way to exclude favicon.ico? (2 posts)

  1. JG99
    Posted 2 years ago #

    For some reason, the plugin is counting hits on favicon.ico in the posts count. This happens when I am working in the WordPress backend.

    Can you offer a tweak to the code to exclude favicon.ico? Or perhaps another workaround?

    Thank you very much.


  2. christopherross
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've never seen this before but based on what you're describing it sounds like the theme may be calling the favicon as a post, rather than a file.

    If you could send me your theme files (via email for privacy) I could setup a test environment to make sure it isn't affecting other sites as well.

    Alternatively the new JetPack plugin also has a popular posts counter which could suit your needs.

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