AWStats Statistical Terms Number of visits

 

- Info:

- Visit is sequence of pages requested by the same user where time between subsequent pages is not greater then 1 hour.

- Visit is also a single request for a web page if user doesn't select another page within an hour.

- Requests for resources are completely ignored when calculating visits.

 

- Examples:

 

- Following log will return 1 visit because time between subsequent pages is not greater then 1 hour:

2010-01-15 12:00:00 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Audi.php 200 100

2010-01-15 13:00:00 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Seat.php 200 100

 

- Following log will return 2 visits because time between subsequent pages is greater then 1 hour:

2010-01-15 12:00:00 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Audi.php 200 100

2010-01-15 13:00:01 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Seat.php 200 100

 

- Following log will also return 2 visits because requests for resources are ignored when calculating visits.

2010-01-15 12:00:00 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Audi.php 200 100

2010-01-15 12:00:10 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Tire.png 200 500

2010-01-15 12:00:20 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Door.png 200 250

2010-01-15 13:00:01 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Seat.php 200 100

2010-01-15 13:00:10 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Tire.png 200 500

2010-01-15 13:00:20 10.10.10.10 GET /Cars/Door.png 200 250