What is a hit?
A Hit in affiliate marketing means just a simple request for a file from a web server. This term is often incorrectly expressed. Somebody used it to express unique visitors or pageviews and it is not correct. A Hit can be used to measure of how much traffic a server handles.
Frequently asked questions
Is there any difference between a request and hit?
A “request" is a single request for a file from a web server. A "hit" is a request for any file from a web server. Hits are often used to measure the amount of traffic a website gets.
How can I check server hits?
There are a few ways to check server hits such as checking the server's access logs, accessing web server analysis tools, and using traffic monitoring tools.