SEO Log Analyzer

Why do you need an SEO Log Analyzer

One of the key functionalities of FandangoSEO is the SEO Log Analyzer. We know that SEO experts need to read the logs of your web server to understand the robot’s behavior on your website.
Therefore, our goal is to make things easier for both the search engines and the SEO specialists, as we acknowledge that reading log files isn’t easy at all when we count with thousands and millions of lines. That’s why we’ve created a tool that offers you the possibility to easily explore what’s being found by the bots, and understand how Google and other search engines interact with your website.
All you have to do is upload the log file to the log analyzer and start discovering if your SEO strategy is effective or still not. You can also use the comparison tool to contrast the log analyzer with the web crawler results and see what you must improve to deliver a well-optimized website.

What can you see with the Log analyzer

  • Segmentation
    Segment by PageTypes or Sections to extract any desired log data. You’ll visualize specific log information for the desired areas of your website.
  • Alerts & Monitoring 
    Monitor your logs and receive email alerts automatically when changes are detected by FandangoSEO. Check the different status that your web pages are returning to GoogleBot. Make sure that you don’t have any error that hampers bot from crawling effectively.
  • Top visited pages by the GoogleBot
    Check which pages receive more visits from the bots. This will help you understand which ones are considered the most important by the search engines. Make sure your most strategic pages are found among those.
  • Errors (4XX, 5XX)
    Identify the errors that affect your website’s visibility and navigation, such as not found or server errors. Correct them to make sure your webpage doesn’t deliver any negative response code to the search engines.
  • Redirects (3XX)
    Visualize how the GoogleBot is redirected throughout your website and correct such paths to avoid wasting crawl budget and loading speed.
  • Orphan pages
    With this tool, you’ll be able to identify old pages that are no longer receiving a link from your website. This feature can help you recover quality content and strengthen your internal linking strategy.
  • Daily crawl budget
    Understanding how the bots interact with your website, you’ll be able to optimize your daily budget by adjusting the interlinking structure and reducing the depth in your website architecture, for example.
  • Mobile-first 
    Understand how search engines crawl your website through mobile. You will have individual Log information for desktop and mobile.

Our tool accepts Logs from Apache, Nginx and W3C Extended Log File Format.

How do I set up the log analyzer

In order to activate the Log Analyzer on your FandangoSEO account, you’ll need to have an M or L plan active, and the rest is very simple.
You’ve got two options: You can either upload your log file directly to our platform or fill in your FTP data with the route to find the file, and we’ll take care of setting it up.
In just a few minutes you’ll be able to explore all the opportunities you’ve been missing and start optimizing your crawl budget.

To have more accurate insights we recommend you to add your Pagetypes and Sections in the configuration field to categorize your pages. In order to classify your website for the Log Analyzer, you’ll need to use regular expressions, but don’t worry if you haven’t heard of those, we’ll be there to assist you in the setup.

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