Server Tools for Web Designers
Monitoring the performance of your website is a basic job for all website designers, and this often requires monitoring the server - especially the log files - to look for problems. Sometimes you just need to check the traffic coming to your website. You might also need to check for errors. The scripts presented here will help you do that job.
The tools presented here are generally very simple. I work hard to make them useful and to solve problems that are commonly encountered by website designers. All of them are free to download and use, and they all come with documentation.
Invisibly count the visitors to your website with this handy Perl script. Options include daily reports online or by Email, and a tool to report past visits by month/year.
Spider Tracks™ Search Engine Monitor Script
Check the traffic to your website from search engines and monitor visits by search engine robots with this Perl script.
SearchLog© Server Log File Search Tool
A PHP script that will let you search your server's log file in any field, with special options to display search engine traffic and visits by search engine robots.
ShowErrorLog© Errors Report Script
A PHP script to quickly display the most recent errors in the server error log file.
404 Logger© Error Tracker
Automatically record 404 errors to easily locate broken links on your website with this Perl script.
This page was last modified on December 09, 2015