Fake Stats On Shoutcast?

Fake Stats on Shoutcast?

A year and a half after this article was originally written I still don’t get it!

“Search term used on Google analytics “Buy fake shoutcast listener script”

faking

Why is it that some stations on Shoutcast seem to want to fake their listener stats?

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Last updated on: 26th July 2018
at 13:41 PM Europe/London

You’re Running A Radio Station Not A Jukebox

A user on the RadioDJ forums wants the demo request (PHP) script to offer a bit more flexibility for user requests.

They wanted to limit the amount of requests a user can request.

You can do this with the Demo Request Script

You can limit the time between requests and also control how many songs someone can request per day.

“Although while it’s nice to have the request function in RadioDJ you have to remember you’re running a radio station not a Jukebox”

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Last updated on: 14th August 2018
at 15:53 PM Europe/London

Auto Start No!

Auto start? No!

I think one of my biggest bug bears about websites has to be audio/video players on the main page auto starting without any warning.

Just clicked on a page from a radio station listing website & the radio stream started playing automatically.

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Last updated on: 31st January 2018
at 08:45 AM Europe/London

Handling RadioDJ Requests (DMCA Rules In USA)

Now RadioDJ has the ability to take listener requests from a website. I thought I would just do a small article on how best to go about handling RadioDJ requests within the program.

In order to stay within DMCA rules you need to delay a request for at least 60 minutes (Especially if you run a station in the USA)

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Last updated on: 4th May 2018
at 15:14 PM Europe/London

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