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Extract useful data from log files

By MaryWeilage Editor ·
The June 11 edition of the Design and Usability Tactics e-newsletter describes the useful information you can cull from your Web site's log files.

Do you check log files to utilize the vital stats they contain? What information do you find most useful in your log files? How does this data help you customize your Web site to better meet customers' needs? Once you analyze usage data, do you usually make modifications to the site's design or content?

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Use Log Parser 2.0

by ultra_blue In reply to Extract useful data from ...

Microsoft has a tool called Log Parser 2.0 that lets you do quick ad hoc qeries as well as detailed analysis of log files in many formats (not just MS formats, but it is MS-centric, of course).

I've found it to be quite handy.

It's at:

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by Jim Kukral In reply to Use Log Parser 2.0

Great, I will definitely give it a try. Thanks for contributing.

Jim Kukral

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