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#21

For me, analytics are useful to track performance, page views and 404’s. Having converted from PHP (WordPress), I’m still seeing lots of accesses to …/index.php which I now redirect to the actual page using Netlify’s excellent redirect capability. I wouldn’t know that those were an ongoing issue without analytics since I don’t get any log files from Netlify.

I don’t really need anything else.


#22

To be honest I think that I am going to turn off analytics from the small projects I manage.

It’s not worth it… serving visitor’s data to 3rd party providers and I hardly ever bother looking at the stats.

If I ever buy a hosting plan again I might go back to AWStats or Server logs.

BTW I’ve looked into IPFS. This project has some big funding from private capital and it is looking into creating a decentralized web that aims to replace the existing WWW.

It’s very ambitious of them and it is far from ready for prime time.


#23

I did the same. I never cared about looking at analytics. I cared about if anyone found any posts interesting and their feedback, but comments are useful for that.

After getting rid of the analytics, my site is so much lighter, and I am also respecting the visitor’s privacy.


#26

This looks like an interesting project. Keep us posted how this implementation goes for you.


#29

Here are 2 alternatives I stumbled across:

https://simpleanalytics.io