Whereas Files provides a record of all files to be requested over the summary period, regardless of format (see Files), Pages provides a record of all hypertext mark-up files (HTML or HTM) or files which generate HTML (for example .asp or .cgi). This figure therefore better reflects the number of pages viewed in the summary period. Note: Individual web servers may be configured to include a number of file extensions as pages, for example .pl or .php, so contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for further information.
The basic building blocks of any website. A website generally contains a collection of different pages that are accessible and viewable via a web browser. By default, SmarterStats considers the following extensions to be "pages": .asp, .aspx, .cfc, .cfm, .cfmx, .cfml, .cgi, .htm, .html, .ida, .idc, .jhtm, .jhtml, .jsp, .jws, .mht, .mhtml, .mv, .php, .php3, .phtm, .phtml, .pl, .shtm, .shtml, .stm, .wml, .xdl, .xhtml, .xml