Chris Hope wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Can someone please explain to me the difference between "hits" and
>> "pages" in the context of references/links? Usually the numbers are
>> similar, with "hits" being slightly higher, as expected. However, I
>> found a strange statistic (see below) where one source triggers 10
>> times more hits than pages. What does that mean?
>> Total: 360 different pages-url Pages Percent Hits Percent
>> http://xxxxxx 337 22 % 3103 58.9 %
> In stats software a "hit" is generally every file accessed including
> all the actual pages in the site.
> So if you had a page with three images and a style sheet then it would
> create 5 hits when the page was first accessed: 1 (the page) + 1 (style
> sheet) + 3 (the images).
Thanks for that. That must be the explanation. I can think of a few sites
that HotLink images in mine. This explains the difference in figures.