Bearing in mind a get request shouldn't change data : Why shouldn't a GET request change data on the server?
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I don't understand the question here. The question you linked is specifically regarding API design, and not a website. The
I could understand if the view-count was used in a much more prominent way throughout the site, but since it isn't, and I like the view counter, I don't GET a problem here.