In this article we can explore the Site Usage Analysis Administration task inside SharePoint 2010.
Site Usage Analysis
We can access the site usage analysis from Site Actions > Site Settings menu item.
The highlighted links allows us to view the Web Analytics reports for Site and Site Collection respectively. For time being click on the first link and you will get the page below displaying site usage statistics.
You can access the following information from this page:
1. Number of Page Views
2. Number of Daily Unique Visitors
3. Number of Referrers
4. Top Pages
5. Top Visitors
6. Top Destinations
7. Top Browsers
We can use the Web Analytics Workflow to send periodic reports about site usage statistics.
Cleaning up Unused Sites
We can free up a lot of disk space and resources by removing the unused sites. The configuration allows deleting site collections after a period of inactivity.
The SharePoint Central Administration web site is used to clean up unused sites. The user should be a member of Farm Administrators group. Open Applications Management > Site Collections > Confirm site usage and deletion link which is highlighted below.
On clicking the highlighted link as shown above you will get the following page.
Check the email notifications and delete options. You need to configure the outgoing email server to get the options enabled. Click the OK button after the change.
In this article we have explored the Site Usage Analysis Administration task inside SharePoint 2010.