An access log is a comprehensive list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a certain site. Each and every file that was requested for some reason shall be listed, so if you have a single webpage with three embedded pictures, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log will contain a total of 6 entries - one for any of the six files that were accessed when the visitor opened the page. A log usually provides the file name and path, the date, along with the visitor’s OS, browser and IP address. In some cases you may also find the referrer websites that sent the visitors to your Internet site. The info that an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It may be processed by special software on a PC and used to prepare reports on the functionality of a site, besides the web stats that your hosting server may have generated.

Access Log Manager in Shared Website Hosting

If you acquire a shared website hosting from our company, you'll be able to choose if access logs should be produced and for which domains or subdomains inside your account this should be done. You could activate this function from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all shared accounts. Any domain name you host or subdomain you set up shall be listed there and you see an On/Off option next to each one of them, so you can conveniently activate or deactivate the generation of access logs individually for every single site that you have. You may save a log to your laptop or computer by clicking on the Download link that you shall see within the very same section of the Control Panel. The link shall be available even if you deactivate the log generation, so you will still have access to the data compiled by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to check out comprehensive access logs for any website that you host inside a semi-dedicated server account created on our innovative website hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting CP will allow you to enable the function for every single domain name or subdomain within the account individually, which means that you can get logs just for the sites that you need. As soon as you sign in, you can go to the Access/Error Logs section in which you will find a list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added or created and an On/Off button on the right side of every one of them. Activating or disabling the generation of access logs is as basic as pressing that button and the change shall take effect instantly. You can easily save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link situated in the same section. The latter will be available always, even if you deactivate the feature for a certain domain address or subdomain.