Web Site Statistics

Information about the operation of your site is critical for decision-making. To obtain this information, you need to analyze statistical data that is written to log files in your home directory on the server:

These are called raw logs which processed to obtain readable information, usually in the form of tables and charts. So, to start with your Web site statistics, check if stats logging is enabled.

Depending on your hosting plan, your account may include different tools to track and report your Web site statistics.

In this chapter:

Enabling Stats Logging

Viewing Raw Logs

Running Third-Party Log Analyzers

Protecting Statistics

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