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Jetpack VS Google Analytics VS Cloudflare

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Kepler, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. Kepler

    Kepler Registered Member

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    I use Jetpack by WordPress, Google Analytics and Cloudflare, all of which provide analytic data for my website.
    Which of these is more accurate? Here's how many pageviews each of them recorded on November 9th:

    • Jetpack: 11,089
    • Google Analytics: 573
    • CloudFlare: 6,482
    Those are some pretty big differences.
     
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    ziplack Senior Member

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    yandex metrica all the way
    it only shows your unique visitors very simple
     
  4. clydefrog

    clydefrog Newbie

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    i only use jetpack now a days, never used cloudflare before.
     
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    Is Google Analytics tracking your entire website or only your index page? You might want check to make sure you have universal analytics.
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    +1 for statcounter, I have always relied on it for visitor tracking.
     
  8. clickton

    clickton Newbie

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    StatCounter every time, Google Analytics has a lot of background noise in my opinion, pics up a lot of visits which aren't "real traffic". The only downside I've found to using StatCounter conjointly with CloudFlare is that the StatCounter site does not seem to recognise the code installation if you force CloudFlare's Universal SSL on your site. So if you happen to use CloudFlare's Universal SSL forget about StatCounter stats, as for the other counters I have not yet tested if they face a similar issue when activating the force SSL rule.

    Update:

    After looking more closely into the last issue mentioned, StatCounter does seem to indeed track the hits sent to a website using CloudFlare's Universal SSL with the "always use https" rule activated, however, the StatCounter site still does not recognise the code as installed, even though the code is actually installed correctly and the hits are being tracked, apparently sometimes there are false alerts from what StatCounter's support team told me.
     
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  9. urang

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    I think google analytics better than jetpack or cloudflare. For more additional analytics you can also add histats on your site