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Site User Report

Site user report gathers and displays information about the users that are visiting your site. The contained information references browsers, platforms, IPs (by views/visits, hits, bandwidth), and recent visitor stats and details. As this is a Standard Report and is comprised of a variety of different Report Items, you may notice it take a bit longer to display than each individual Report Item due to the different queries being run against the data available.

The report items contained in the site user report include:

Terms Used

Bandwidth - Bandwidth represents the total number of kilobytes that were sent to people visiting your site. Bandwidth includes all resources requested by the users.

Browser - Browser represents the program the web site visitor used to view your web site. Some typical browsers are Internet Explorer (IE), FireFox, and Opera.

Current Page - The current page is the most recent page that the visitor requested on the site.

Entry Page - The entry page is the first page a web site visitor goes to during a visit

First Hit - First Hit represents the date and time that the visitor first hit your web site during this visit.

Hits - A hit represents a request to your web site for a file such as an image, a web page, or a CGI script. One web page may contain several related resources, and as a result, a visitor viewing one web page may trigger several hits. Hits generated as a result of an error (either a 400 or 500 level error) are not counted as actual hits to your site, and are kept separate from successful hits.

Last Hit - Last Hit represents the date and time that the visitor was last active on your site

Page Views - A page view is a successful request for a file on your web site that is considered to be a page. These usually mean files with extensions such as .txt, .asp, .aspx, .php, etc. Views generated as a result of an error (either a 400 or 500 level error) are not counted as actual views for your site, and are kept separate from successful views.

Platform - Platform represents the operating system that the web site visitor is using. Some typical platforms are Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, and Mac OSX.

Visits - Visits represent the total number of times people have visited your web site. A visit is counted whenever a web site user requests one or more files from the web server. If the user becomes idle for more than a certain amount of time (usually 20 minutes), a new visit is generated when they come back.