An access log includes a record of all files that have been requested by the visitors while surfing around your Internet site. The list is comprehensive, so when you have a page with 2 embedded images, for example, all of the three files shall be in the log, not only the page. An access log normally includes the date, the Operating System, the web browser and the IP address for each and every file in human-readable form, so you can get a good idea about the most popular files on your website. The log, which is also commonly called "raw data", is an addition to the web statistics which you typically get with a hosting account, not an alternative. An example why you could need this kind of a log is if you want to use some software on your PC to prepare a report about the website’s general performance, but you don't want to use the conventional graphs and tables which come with the server-generated web statistics.
Access Log Manager in Website Hosting
When you acquire a website hosting from our company, you'll be able to decide if access logs should be produced and for which domains or subdomains in your account this must be done. You'll be able to activate this function from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia CP, incorporated with all shared accounts. Any domain you host or subdomain you create shall be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to every one of them, so you can quickly activate or disable the generation of access logs individually for each site that you have. You can save a log to your personal computer by clicking on the Download link that you shall see in the exact same section of the CP. The link is available even after you disable the log generation, so you'll still have access to the data collected by our system.