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'Web Statistics' Archive

7 Things: Reasons to Have a Business Website

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Why have a website? I’ve summarized all the best reasons to have a website into a list of seven.

How Do You Measure Success

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Measuring the success of your web site provides the feedback necessary to constantly improve your site. Perhaps the most basic measurement is the number of pageviews. A pageview is a simple request for a single webpage. A webpage may contain many files as each image is a separate file. Such measurements are usually taken directly from your server. (Read more about the types of web statistics).

Beyond measuring the number of pageviews from your website, you […]

Log Analysis to improve your website!

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Web server log analyzers take information about every single request, the who, what, and when and provide detailed reports on it. You cannot, however, draw conclusions about what path a single visitor took to get to a web page, unless the visitor started their browsing session of your site there.

Log analyzers based on browser actions can provide information on what paths, how long, and which buttons a visitor to you site used. There is powerful information in either […]

Web Analyzers come in two flavors

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Web statistics are of two types. There are server based statistics and there are user based statistics. Web server statistics come directly from the hosting (company’s) server, i.e. the computer that sends out the web pages to your browser over the internet. User statistics come from your browser.

Each time your web server gets and answers a request for a page from your website, it generates an entry in its logs. Log entries are very simple things, […]

Website Statistics

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Your website offers comprehensive statistics on exactly how it is performing.