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Urchin Support Plans

About Urchin 6

Urchin software corporation was bought by Google in 2005. At that time, Urchin was modified to create Google Analytics, the reason why they have so many similarities.

Urchin 6 works by processing your web server logs, grabbing logs from different sources, processing them, and storing the processed data in a central location.

Track Unique Visitors

There are two possible tracking methods, one using a combination of the client’s IP and User Agent, the other using the Urchin Traffic Monitoring (UTM) method, forcing a GIF hit to the server and maintaining a user’s information in a cookie in their browser. The latter is described in this site and is the preferred method, however both do work. Urchin 6 can process any historic log you may have using the IP + User Agent method as long as both of these fields have been logged.

Own your data

Urchin 6 is a software solution that is installed on your own server, so you are in control of the data it processes.

Full Navigation Reports

With Urchin 6, you have access to full clickpath reports, show exactly what paths users took through your website.

Complete ROI Reports

Import any cost data you may have and view your return on investment.

Hosting Licenses

Site licenses are available for hosting companies, allowing them to resell Urchin services to their clients. Contact Actual Metrics for more information.

E-commerce Analysis

Track e-commerce transactions on your website and view a full set of reports on these transactions in Urchin 6.

IT Reports

Because Urchin 6 is reading your raw webserver log files, it is able to report on robots, error pages, and other file types requested.

Geo Location Reports and Maps

View an interactive map which shows where on the globe your visitors are coming from. Also, drill down into specific regions and view user metrics for a given segment.

Multiple Language Support

  • English
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Spanish