Visitor Logger (Web/Basic)

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I was asked to log visitors for a two-day event a while ago, and then asked if the scripts I used could be given to original users. Being very simple scripts, I didn't want to charge for these, and so I've decided to make them public.

Licence info

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You can obtain a copy of the GNU General Public License from here: [1].

The software is copyright (c) Daniel Livingstone 2008


Upload the server side script to your web server, and place the LSL script a phantom prim in SL - the script will turn the prim invisible if it is not already. Ideal placement may be a small prim at waist height at a telehub, or at floor level covering a large area where users might walk through. You will need to edit the LSL script with the appropriate URL for your server.

Serverside script:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
   <TITLE>Simple Visitor Logger</TITLE>
<BODY LINK="#0000FF" VLINK="#800080">
$name = htmlspecialchars($_GET['name']);
$object = htmlspecialchars($_GET['object']);
$key = htmlspecialchars($_GET['key']);
$dtime = date('r');
if($ref == ""){
   $ref = "None";
if($name == ""){
   $name = "anon";
Hello <?php echo  $name ?>.
thank you for visiting.
$entry_line = "$dtime - IP: $ip | name: $name | key: $key | object: $object\n";
$fp = fopen("visitors.txt", "a");
fputs($fp, $entry_line);

The text file, "visitors.txt" must have write permissions.

LSL script:

// Copyright (c) Daniel Livingstone 2008
// Released under GNU Public License GPL 3.0
string lastVisitor;
        llSetAlpha((float)FALSE, ALL_SIDES);
    collision_start(integer num_detected)
        integer i;
            key id = llDetectedKey(i);
            string name = llDetectedName(i);
            if (name != lastVisitor)
                string url = "http://www.YOURSITE.URL/get_data.php?"
                    + "name=" + llEscapeURL(name)
                    + "&key=" + llEscapeURL((string)id)
                    + "&object=" + llEscapeURL(llGetObjectName());
                llHTTPRequest(url, [], "");
                lastVisitor = name;
        while (++i < num_detected);
    http_response(key request_id, integer status, list data, string body)