An access log is a text file which contains a thorough list of all the files accessed by your site visitors. All the files which were requested in one way or another shall be included, so when you have a PHP script application and a website visitor opens just the home page, for example, you may find numerous files inside the log. The reason is that there are elements on the home page that are embedded - parts of other pages, graphics, and so on. All these files shall be listed within the access log, so you're able to get a detailed picture of the way your Internet site performs. The data is in plain text format, so the logs are sometimes described as "raw data" too. An access log shows the name of every requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, plus the user’s IP address, web browser and OS. More info, such as the referrer Internet site, is oftentimes included as well. A log file could be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web statistics provided by your website hosting server.
Access Log Manager in Shared Web Hosting
If you buy a shared web hosting from us, you will be able to determine if access logs should be created and for which domains or subdomains in your account this should be done. You could activate this option from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia CP, integrated with all shared accounts. Any domain you host or subdomain you set up shall be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to each one of them, so you can effortlessly activate or disable the generation of access logs individually for every site that you have. You'll be able to save a log to your laptop or computer by clicking on the Download link that you shall see within the same exact section of the CP. The link shall be available even if you disable the log generation, so you shall still have access to the data collected by our system.