An error log is a listing of the error messages and warnings which showed up for one reason or another while your visitors were surfing around your site. Such a log contains raw information on the way the web server has addressed requests a number of situations. An error message might appear if, for instance, a link leads to a site or a file that is not on the web server, if the code on a particular page cannot be processed, if anyone is trying to access the Internet site or its back office via an IP address that is blocked by an .htaccess rule etc. The info inside the error log offers the IP address of the site visitor, what error message appeared and the reason for the hosting server to display it, the entire path to the file that caused the error and the specific time of the event. Having this info will help you determine if any part of your website has a problem, that you can then clear up. Consequently, your website visitors will have a better experience and you may optimize the website for best performance.
Error Log Viewer in Website Hosting
The Hepsia CP, supplied with our website hosting accounts, will make it very simple to generate and view an error log for any site that you have within your account. Once you log in, you will need to check out the Access/Error Logs section and click on the On/Off button for the site that you intend to keep an eye on. The button is available for every single domain name you have hosted and each subdomain which you have created, so you can get a detailed log for each of them individually, so as to be able to check out the sites for problems easier. A second click on the same exact button shall turn off the function, but you will still be able to get the log by clicking on the Download link, that's available within the exact same section. When necessary, you can use software on your personal computer to process the raw web server info for statistical purposes.
Error Log Viewer in Semi-dedicated Servers
Enabling the generation of error logs for each of your sites will be extremely simple if you are using a semi-dedicated server account on our cutting-edge website hosting platform. This requires a single mouse click inside the Access/Error Logs section of our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel, included with the semi-dedicated accounts, so you do not need to possess any previous experience with an website hosting service. Our system will start gathering up the raw data instantly and you will be able to save it to your personal computer by clicking on the Download button, that's located in the same section of the CP. If you need to use human-readable charts and prepare efficiency reports, you may process the downloaded files with some software on your computer. The error log generation may be deactivated equally fast if you no longer require reports for your sites.