How do I view statistics about my Web site?

The articles below explain how you can view statistics about the visitors to your Web site.

How do I view my Web site statistics using the AWStats program?

AWStats is a powerful Web site statistics program preinstalled for all accounts.

Can I make the AWStats reports available to other people?

You can use a script to make the AWStats reports available to other people.

What's the difference between hits, page views and unique visitors?

Explains what our statistics program means by "hits", "pages viewed", "unique visitors", "authenticated visitors", "entry pages", "exit pages", "spiders" and "robots".

Why do I see errors about missing files named "robots.txt", "favicon.ico" or "sitemap.xml"?

It's normal for your Web site statistics to show requests for missing files named "robots.txt", "favicon.ico" or "sitemap.xml".

Why do I see spam entries in my statistics?

Spammers can insert fake "referring page" information into your statistics. You can block the entries.

Why does AWStats show different numbers than Google Analytics?

Different statistics programs measure different things, which can show different results.

How do I view the raw "access logs" and "error logs" for my Web site?

Explains how advanced users can access the "raw" Web server log files.