Google Analytics alternative?

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  1. maryowen7002

    maryowen7002 Newbie

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    Can anyone recommend a free analytics site or software for tracking visitor user data. Refuse to let google know any more then they need to know. thanks
     
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    Piwik.
     
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  3. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    Here you go

    piwik.org/
     
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    sanjeev2010 Regular Member

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    getclicky
     
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  5. maryowen7002

    maryowen7002 Newbie

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    thanks
     
  6. morehits

    morehits Junior Member

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    Piwik is the best and easiest i've used so far.
     
  7. purplehatseo

    purplehatseo Newbie

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    If you are using wordpress you can add plugin statpress.
     
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    Thuwacker Registered Member

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    Statcounter.
     
  9. blackieman

    blackieman Power Member

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    piwiki you have to install, maybe not a good idea on a shared server (too much resource).

    statspress, could get slow, since it is also local. I have not tried it.

    Statscounter is remotely hosted, so I think the best approach.
     
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    Statcounter.

    I find it good because I can track in real time (almost) on the incoming search terms and also referring URL's.

    Most of my tier 2 sites use Statcounter and so far no complaints
     
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    I tried getclicky but it wasn't a good fit, Piwik is like your own private Analytics. Super satisfied with it!
     
  12. DarkBunny

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    I use reinvigorate and cloudflare analytics for my backup traffic trackers...
     
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    There is also Clicky (not the same as getclicky as far as i know).

    If i remember there is a free version for upto 3000 pageviews a day. Then you pay per pageview. (yes i know pageviews...not uniques so that can make it expensive if you used tools to make hundreds or thousands of pageviews).,
     
  14. nuclearrap

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    I won't use G analytics shit anymore... getclicky is good. "Wordpress.com Stats" plugin is simple but it is good too.
     
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    Woopra!
     
  16. RedPanda9

    RedPanda9 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Check with your host, if they have Simple Scripts in the Cpanel, you can install it with one click. Thats what I did with hostmonster. Piwik that is.
     
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    piwik dot org the best one without any doubt.
     
  19. flybeta

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    Piwik + Desktop Web Analytics can watch your visitors live. Or Wordpress I've been trying slimstat useful to tell what bots are visit your site.