homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.211.47.170
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Visit PubCon.com
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: Receptional & mademetop

Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging Forum

    
Deciphering keywords from refer(r)ers
when everything is hex
bobriggs




msg:905555
 4:27 am on Jun 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

I got this as a referrer:

http:*//search.aol.com/redirect.adp?appname=QBP& query=%fd%8f%58%de%95%9b%21%0a%38%aa%ed%1d%22%ee%c9%29%22%31%29%f7%3a%17%..blah blah blah

on one of my sites.

I use a custom perl script to report referrers and keywords from SEs. I can't do it with this. If it can't be interpreted the script leaves it alone (and really screws up my graphs)

These are obviously to me all hex numbers, however, many lie above %7f, and some below %20 (control chars).

Can anybody point me in the right direction as to how to interpret this string?

[Edited because I didn't realize that this redirected to a site.]

 

Brett_Tabke




msg:905556
 5:56 am on Jun 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

You need to find a Hex-Ascii chart Bob.
[webmasterworld.com...]

There are many sites that are starting to use that type of encoded url string.

bobriggs




msg:905557
 11:22 am on Jun 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

:) I'm a walking Hex to ASCII converter!

I already converted it, it seems encrypted however. Anybody know how to decode it?

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved