TRACK SEARCH ENGINE HITS
Use trackSearchHits.cgi to examine the traffic your site is
receiving from the major search engines.
This free web analytics software will examine an Apache web server log
and will display hits generated by clicks from Yahoo, MSN and Google searches.
Each hit from a search engine will be displayed in a row with these columns:
At the bottom of the page, a bar chart will be displayed
comparing the number of hits from each search engine.
- IP Address
- Source of Hit
- Search Keywords
- Uses a demo log file created from excerpts of one of our actual log files.
We would never use our clients' logs.
to your machine.
Edit the line that reads:
so the CGI script will know where your Apache web server log file resides.
Also, edit the line that reads:
and fill in the domain name of your web server.
Upload trackSearchHits.cgi to a directory on your web server where you can run CGI scripts.
Change permissions to make the file executable (chmod +x or chmod 755).
If any of these instructions do not make sense, ask your webmaster or web hosting company
to handle this for you.
Or, contact us to become a client and we will
install this free web analytics software and other
custom search marketing reports on your site.
This free CGI script only works on web sites using the Apache web server on a UNIX platform.
It will parse a web server log that is in Apache combined log format.
The script is open source code.