A selection of words people had about Google Analytics (after trying Plausible for the first time):


Anything else?

Do you use UTM parameters for campaigns?

We're finalizing full UTM tags support which is to go live next week.

Would you like to test it now and send us feedback?

You liked our toot so we've now expanded it into a full-blown article.

Here's what makes Plausible a privacy-focused Google Analytics alternative plausible.io/privacy-focused-w

We now have 800 paying subscribers! 🥳

Here's how it went:

364 days to get to the first 100
134 days to go from 100 to 800
14 days to go from 700 to 800 🤯🚀

Thank you all for helping us reach this great milestone! 🙏🥰

We've disabled all tracking for emails that we send (weekly/monthly reports, transactional emails and blog posts to subscribers).

We can see how many emails we send but we cannot see who opens them, who clicks on what and other personal details.

"This web page did not contact any trackers"

How to get Safari's Privacy Report stamp of approval for your website plausible.io/blog/safari-priva

Apple Safari's new privacy report names, shames and prevents adtech tracking! 👏

Plausible doesn't use cookies and doesn't do any cross-site tracking so sites using Plausible are clear. Google on the other hand after only few mins of browsing... 👀

Congrats DuckDuckGo on the record-breaking month with 2B searches! 🥳

We just had our best day for traffic sent by DuckDuckGo too (48 visitors in a day).

Hope the trend continues

Why does pretty much every subject line from a venture capitalist email follow this exact formula?

"Plausible <> VC Brand Name"

(the latest one mentioned we could "overtake Google Analytics" which is kind)

We politely ignore them all.

It's a myth that you cannot grow a startup without sharing data with and spending money on Facebook and Google advertising.

We say no to this and other best marketing practices while still growing our MRR by 1000% in 6 months


"If JavaScript libraries are proving costly, replace them with smaller alternatives. Lighthouse in Chrome now recommends smaller libraries that improve bundle size"

Great advice from the Chrome team! Now just need to add some Google alternatives! 👀

Replace Google Analytics/Tag Manager (45.7 KB of scripts) with the 45 times smaller Plausible Analytics (<1 KB script) for an instant boost in your page speed! 🚀


In case you missed it: we’ve left Google Analytics in favor of Plausible. Read why, and learn why we like Plausible so much more with our brief review. blog.elementary.io/leaving-goo

You now have a quick and easy access to "This Month" and "Last Month" reports in the date picker. Saves you a click or three. Enjoy!

We're now on exactly 700 paying subscribers! 🎉

It took us 364 days to reach the first hundred subscribers, and we've now gone from 100 to 700 in 120 days.

We added the last hundred subscribers in 15 days.

Crazy and unbelievable! Thank you all for your support! 🤯 👏 😍

We've featured some of your messages on our home page now. Our "embedded tweets" are custom-built, so we don't need any third-party requests from Twitter. Thanks all 🥰

Our recap for August is now live and it features development plans for this month:

1⃣ Redirect / -> /sites for logged-in users
2⃣ Add ‘this month’ and ‘last month’ timeframe options
3⃣ Add metadata to custom events
4⃣ Full UTM tag support


Starting to see some people discovering Plausible on AlternativeTo so updated our profile, images and tags.

Very qualified traffic too with a bounce rate of only 17% and an average visit duration of 7m 22s! 👀


With some help from hCaptcha, we're now able to stop the spam registration attempts and not bother 99.9% of legitimate visitors at the same time.

It was not ideal having to annoy everyone who tried to register last week but it's all fixed now thanks to the hCaptcha team! 🙏👏

Plausible Analytics:

Made and hosted in the EU
Open source
No personal data tracked
No cookies and persistent identifiers
No tracking across devices / websites / days
All data in aggregate only
Data not shared with, sold to or sent to any third-parties


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