Software Alternatives & Reviews

Lightweight alternatives to Google Analytics

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  1. Improve your website to increase conversions, improve the user experience, and make more money using Google Analytics. Measure, understand and quantify engagement on your site with customized and in-depth reports.

    How to find someone to create a website? We tried FIVERR and... about about 1 month ago:

    A good website evolves over time. A lot of the assumptions made during the design will need to be proven after launch. You should be monitoring things like Google Analytics to see how much traffic the site gets and whether the traffic converts leads into customers. Microsoft Clarity is also excellent at look at user behaviour using heatmaps (it's free).
  2. Easy web statistics. No tracking of personal data.

    Simple and privacy-friendly alternative to Google Analytic about 7 months ago:

    I left Plausible for GoatCounter. It is better designed privacy-wise and much easier to self host (a single statically build binary, zero dependencies to Go): https://goatcounter.com/.
  3. Plausible Analytics is a simple, open-source, lightweight (< 1 KB) and privacy-friendly web analytics alternative to Google Analytics.

    paid Free Trial $6.0 / Monthly (10,000 pageviews)

    Putting READMEs on your Static Site about about 23 hours ago:

    But then, you want to include your README on your static website, for instance in a portfolio or just to have a GitHub-independent homepage. You also want more control on the layout and theme than GitHub has to offer, and perhaps even privacy-preserving analytics. This is a common question and there are options based on ajax or on one GitHub Pages website per repository.
  4. Simple, clean, and privacy-friendly analytics 📊

    what would you personally recommend for website analytics? about 29 days ago:

    I use simpleanalytics.com. Really happy with it. It's minimalist and privacy-focused.
  5. Simple, trustworthy website analytics (finally)

    $14.0 / Monthly (100,000 Pageviews)

    Alternative to Google/Firebase Analytics similar to Fathom or... about 20 days ago:

    I've been looking for something like Fathom or Plausible, but for Android as an alternative to Google/Firebase Analytics.
  6. Open source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix...

    What software with web interface do you use? What can you... about 8 days ago:

    I've recently started using GoAccess for my website, and I love it. I'm just kind of scratching the surface so far in terms of its capabilities though.
  7. Matomo is an open-source web analytics platform

    open-source

    Tracking page views/clicks about about 11 hours ago

    You are definitely looking for analytics and there are many services for that. Those services usually handle a lot of the basics such as user information, page views and behaviors. But you can also send custom events. For example when a user clicks on a button to add/remove a product to their basket and whatever you want, really. Have a look at Matomo if you want full control over your data: https://matomo.org.