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Authors Cannot Use The Stats "Don't track ..." Option

Just as with a single owner blog, one would not want to count owner activity in Stats - with a team blog, one may not want to count team activity.

Authors, like Administrators, need to use the option "Don't track my pageviews", to avoid Stats recording their activity as a visitor. Unfortunately, the "Don't track ..." setting wizard is part of the Stats dashboard page - and is accessible only to blog administrators.

A team member may be able to perform the action of the "Don't track ..." wizard - even if unable to access the dashboard page.

Just add a cookie, manually, on each browser on each computer, where you need to prevent pageviews from being counted. And make sure that browser security does not improperly block cookie access.

Please remember that, should you ever clear cookies in the browser in question, the Stats "Don't track ..." cookie will need to be re applied, by each author who uses that browser, on that computer.

And keep the issue in proper perspective. Don't become legally entangled.

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