i can tell through my logs how many hits i received from googlebot, but i cannot tell what or how many pages googlebot crawled. how can i find this?
9:26 pm on Jan 27, 2005 (gmt 0)
11:45 pm on Jan 27, 2005 (gmt 0)
I would think any basic web log analysier can break this information out of your log files for you. I will not bother to list any names you can do a lookup on your favorite search engines for these web log analysier/reporting tools.
3:24 am on Jan 28, 2005 (gmt 0)
If you don't have or want a log analysis program that will let you run a report just on the googlebot User Agent (or whatever), you can get it using Excel or Access, just pull out the googlebot hits into a new file and sort by page. To eliminate duplicates in Excel (don't know about Access) do a Subtotals ... Count operation.
But at any rate, if you know the # of hits, you know the # of pages more or less because googlebot won't be hitting images or css files or whatever. However robots.txt will pad the total.