I’m currently testing two privacy oriented and self-hosted analytics tools: and .

Do you use any of these? Which do you prefer? Why?

Poke @plausible 😊 Unfortunately the author of GoatCounter doesn’t seem to have a fedi account.

So I finally decided to stick with GoatCounter. Plausible is really nice but has too many moving parts for my setup. GoatCounter is a single binary and can be backed by SQLite which is perfect for the very low volume of my website.

Considering features, for my use case both tools seemed pretty identical but I feel plausible can do a bit more advanced stuff than GC.

Pinging @plausible @softinio and @funnylookinhat because they participated in the thread 😊

@softinio well at least it’s not self-hostable and not FOSS 😊 (or maybe I missed something)

I want to use something that I can self host so that I have control over the data and I’m less dependent on third parties 🙂

@Crocmagnon fair point. Looking forward to hearing about which you choose and why. Let us know.

@Crocmagnon I'm using goat counter on my personal website - I appreciate that there is a no-js way to track views.

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