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Why do my Cloudflare traffic numbers look different than other services (Google, Compete) as well as my own log files?

Google Analytics and other web-based analytics programs track visitors that trigger JavaScript. As a result,
threats, bots and automated crawlers are not recorded since these visitors typically do not trigger JavaScript.
These services also don't track visitors who leave a page before it is fully loaded or have Javascript disabled.
Cloudflare tracks all of your traffic by requests, so your Cloudflare visitor number is most likely higher.


Keep in mind: Cloudflare can only track visitors that go through the Cloudflare system, which is represented
by an orange cloud on your DNS settings page. Cloudflare will not count traffic in our reports for DNS entries
we are not proxying. Also, we can only proxy information going over certain ports, so not all subdomains
would be calculating our bandwidth measurements.


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