What options are there in the menu of the Statistics Service and what are they used for?

The options found in the menu of the Statistics Service are the following:

 

With the first option in the menu, “Workspace”, you can manage the Standard Reports, the Favorites, the Custom Reports and the Scheduled Email Reports, which are used to set and customize the way you receive the Reports.

In Site Activity you will find the following options:

File: allows you to view in detail which pages and which files were viewed on the website.

Traffic: displays the total number of visits and viewed pages during a specific period of time.

Paths: indicates the first and last page (or file) viewed on the website and the relevant paths.

Search Engines: analyzes the visits made to your website originating from Search Engines.

Visitors: shows in detail the visits made to your website and the characteristics of the visitors.

Referrals: indicates the websites which have directed visitors to your domain.

 

The Demographics displays the countries, the regions and the cities where the visits originate from as well as analyzing the Browsers and the Operating Systems through which the visits are made.

In Server Health you will find:
Server Responses which indicates the response codes of the server following a request for a page on your website (for pages that are not viewed or not found); and
Server Utilization: here you will find information on the bandwidth used on the server by the domain, divided into pages: in/out download and images.

In Spiders and Bots you can see in detail, which Spiders (or crawlers ) have been present on the webspace of the website in question and their main activity on the pages of such website. It is possible to verify the nature of the search engine and how scanning of the website performed by such software progresses.

 


With the SEO menu, acronym of Search Engine Optimization, you can create different “campaigns” to verify the progress of the indexing of specific sections of the website so as to compare performances with possible “competitors” for the same service offered by the   website in question.

The Data Mining section, available also through the  icon, found at the top of the dynamic pages, displays for these pages, like Asp and Php, details on the parameters  which they manage.

By typing the path of the page (/folder/example.asp) which you wish to analyze in the “Resource URL” field, you will get various different specifications:

 

 
 

 

From the Settings menu you can create new users for the access to the statistics, change their passwords, create filters on which to base the reports and switch them on or off.