The University of Texas at Austin



Urchin Retirement:
The Urchin Web Analytics service was retired on Monday, December 15, 2014.

For more information on Web analytics at UT, please visit the Web Analytics service page.

If you have any questions, please email

Urchin uses Web server log files to determine which pages are visited most frequently, what search terms are being used, and what browsers and operating systems visitors are using. Web developers with sites on The University of Texas at Austin network can use this information to tune their site to meet their users' needs.


  • Find out how many visitors, page views, and hits your Web site receives in a given time period
  • Determine which pages are hit most frequently
  • Find out what search terms people use to get to your Web site, and what browsers and operating systems they are using


The Urchin service is no longer available.

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