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Visitors
Posted by Matthew Jeffels, Last modified by Paul Nesbitt on 18 July 2016 08:35 AM

Visitors

This Section of cPanel allows you to see detailed information regarding the last 1000 visitors made to your website. 

This information can be used in order to learn about the visitors/potential customers you are attracting.

Using Visitors

Select your Domain

Firstly you'll want to select the domain that you are interested in viewing visitor information about.

To do this look for the domain name you want information about and click the corresponding magnifying glass icon.

Initial Website Data

You will be presented with information on the period of time that the 1000 records are from, as well as the total data sent by the domain.

The main data is contained within a table, from there you'll be able to view and search the records.

Visitors Table

The Table contains a range of different information on each visitor to your website.

IP; This is the IP address of the visitor, This can be used alongside IP Blocking to protect your site from malicious users.  

URL; This is the specific IP address within your domain that the user accessed.

Time; This is the date and time of which the user visited your website.

Size; This is the amount of data that was transferred between your website and the user.

Referring URL; A referring URL is the url that the user was last on, This allows you to see how your customers are being navigated to your website and where most are coming from. 

User Agent; This is also referred to as the Browser, and provides information on the type of browser/device used to view your website.

This table can be customized to suit your needs or the information you wish to see by clicking on the cog icon.

Additional Visitor Table Options

As you can see you can customize the data you view, additionally there are three other options that are disabled by default, these options are;

Status; This allows you to view the HTTP code that indicates whether the resource loaded correctly or did not, resulting in an error, this can be used to help maintain your site.

Method; This displays how the user made a request/response between them and your website.

Protocol; This will show the version of HTTP that the server used to provide your website to the user.

Thanks

Matt Jeffels
PAC Web Hosting

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