How to see how many visitors your site gets?

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  1. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    I'm seeing printscreens with graphs that show you how many visitors your site gets, and also where those visitors are coming from, but i have no idea what tool should i use to see those stats. (a free one)

    pls recommend me one.
     
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    B.O.S.S Power Member

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    Google Analytics is the best IMO
     
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  3. zmoney

    zmoney Senior Member

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    Google Anal and Statcounter. I use statcounter 99% of the time and just use G to see bounce rate.
     
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  4. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    thanks for the advice, just trying to add analytics to one of my sites, but i have small problem. where should i paste the code they gave me if i want to track every page on that domain? i'm using wordpress.
     
  5. B.O.S.S

    B.O.S.S Power Member

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    Another great one is getclicky.
     
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    flx89 Senior Member

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    there are so many. The best free it's google analytics. You can also try extremetracking.com
     
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    syme00 Regular Member

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    +1 for google analytics ! Or if you use wordpress you can get plugins same as statspress, good statistics plugin.
     
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  8. Aussie

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    if you search google for google analytics wordpress plugin you will find lots of options to add it to every page of your site.
     
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  9. zmoney

    zmoney Senior Member

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    Hey that getclicky is nice man...
     
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    paulpapapump Junior Member

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    a couple of people have suggested to keep g out of your site and use statcounter or others.. what are your thoughts guys?
     
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    B.O.S.S Power Member

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    Definitely. I'm using it myself.
     
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    Hostwinds Power Member UnGagged Attendee Enterprise Member

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    AW Stats, much more reliable, and accurate than any of these "javascript" based stat counters

    AWStats processes actual apache logs, so there is literally 0 room for errors
     
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    El_Seo Regular Member

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    For wordpress plugins, there's a lot like web nin-ja google analytics.
     
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    Big_0n3 Senior Member

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    I am using google analytics and xtremetracking.
     
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    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    Frankly, I'd stay away from Analytics unless you're positive your site will be squeaky clean.
     
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    actually I just use google analytics
     
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    El_Seo Regular Member

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    In that time, there's a tool called phpmyvisits that is nice and show stats in real time.
     
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    You could try StatCounter. Easy installation through its plugin. Been using it for months and it provides good info about the visitors, much better than GA.
     
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    If you are looking for an open source alternative then I can recomment Piwik. It offers the same depth as Google Analytics does and can be self hosted if you choose. I used it to measure live reactions to tweets and posts etc before Google started including live in the results. Its a good alternative if you want to keep Google at arms length.
     
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    leader114 Newbie

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    The thing is google can track everything you're doing online if you have an adsense account + analytics + adword tool + gmail + insights...

    I guess they are quick at understanding that you're an IM guy.

    I am in the process of disabling my analytics account. Don't want to make it so easy for google