The Latest Visitors screen shows the last 300 requests made to your site by visitors. Each visitor's set of requests is separated by the heading Host: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. This set of requests shows every page / file that the visitor made while viewing your site. People that have accessed your site more than once will not be listed twice, so there may not be 300 visitors shown if there are duplicates.
Key Terms to Understand
Host: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx - xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be replaced with the IP address of the visitor. This shows the IP address that requested the pages / files from your site. Please note that multiple users may be on one IP address.
Http Code - This is the status code provided by the web server when a page is requested. This number corresponds to a message. Some common error codes and their meanings are (For more information on status codes, see RFC 2068 protocol):
What it means
Page / File was viewed without problems
Some of the contents of the page / file did not display
Request was redirected through a permanent redirect
Request was redirected through a temporary redirect
Request was redirected without modification
Authorization (password) required to view
Page / File forbidden from being viewed
Page / File not found in specified location
Request timed out before completing
Internal Server Error - Usually a script error
Referrer - A Referrer is the web site that linked to your page / file. It "referred" the visitor to your page / file.
Agent - This is the type of web browser used as well as the operating system it is running on. While the messages shown for different browsers have different parts, you should be able to identify key words or abbreviations such as Windows, Mac, Linux, MSIE, and Firefox. These words will tell you the operating system the viewer is using as well as the type of browser. It is important to make sure that your site is compatible with the browsers that are being used to view it frequently.