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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Counting clicks with apex_util.count_click

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.

Getting ready

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.

How to do it...

  1. In the Application Builder, go to the page where you want to ...

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