GoatCounter Alternatives

    GoatCounter is described as 'open source web analytics platform available as a hosted service (free for non-commercial use) or self-hosted app. It aims to offer easy to use and meaningful privacy-friendly web analytics as an alternative to Google Analytics or Matomo' and is a Web Analytics Service in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GoatCounter for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, SaaS, Self-Hosted solutions, Wordpress and Mac. The best alternative is Matomo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GoatCounter are Google Analytics (Free), Plausible Analytics (Paid, Open Source), Counter (Free, Open Source) and Open Web Analytics (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 18, 2021

    1. Simple, clean, and friendly analytics. We just show you the essentials: page views, referrers, top pages, and screen sizes. We don't use cookies or collect any personal data. So no cookie banners or GDPR to worry about.
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    2. An open-source analytics plugin for WordPress that does not use any external services and respects your visitors' privacy. It begins working as soon as it is installed and activated.


    3. Piwik PRO Analytics Suite allows for tracking web, app, product and intranet behavior of users. The platform ensures compliance with strict EU, US, Chinese and Russian data protection laws.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Waistra Analytics is a Privacy-Focused Web & Mobile Analytics Platform. Waistra Provides Powerful Analytics features at no cost. Waistra is a free Web & Analytics Platform. Waistra analytics real-time analytics with data visulisation.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Swetrix is a privacy-oriented and simple web analytics platform. Our analytics methods absolutely do not rely on cookies, but at the same time we can provide you a number of metrics, such as unique visitors.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      stats.ws is a simple, lightweight, privacy-focused and most importantly, developer-friendly, website analytics service.
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Symmetrics is an easy and privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics, without compromising developer freedom. Super simple innstallation: Just add the code snippet to your websites, and it automatically starts collecting the most important metrics.
    4. Pirsch is a simple, privacy-friendly, open-source alternative to Google Analytics — lightweight, cookie-free and easily integrated into any website or directly into your backend.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Easy to understand, advanced web and behaviours analytics for your website. Get started within minutes for free. No credit card required.
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    5. Simpler analytics for your website. Easy to Use No accounts. No credit cards. Just drop a link on your website and get started. Privacy focused We are focused on privacy for website visitors, we don't track them or save their personal information.
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