Sometimes you want to keep statistics on your web application, for example, to measure the level of interest in the application. Or you may want to log when a user clicks a certain link in the application. In that case, you could use the
APEX_UTIL.COUNT_CLICK function. We will show you how to use this function in the following recipe.
We will create a section on a page, for example Page 1, with the latest news. Just a few words of the news article is displayed. Below the text is a link, [read more], which redirects the user to the complete news article. Make sure you have a page where you can create a news section.