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Joining Google on the dark side of technology... ๐Ÿค”

NOT!

Just putting finishing touches on a dark theme... ๐Ÿ‘€

๐Ÿ“ข New feature: Traffic spike notifications

Get an email when there's an unusually high number of current visitors on your site โฌ†๏ธ

Thanks to the Changelog team for suggesting this and helping us build it ๐Ÿ™

How to enable it: docs.plausible.io/traffic-spik

When Google is down but your life is so de-Googled so you only find out by seeing all the tweets about it...

New version of our WordPress plugin is out! Plugin size went from 2.2MB to 34KB. It supports:

Events/goals
Custom properties
404 error pages
Outbound link clicks
Custom domains
Exclude admins from stats
Self-hosted

Learn more: docs.plausible.io/wordpress-in

Some changes on our GitHub:

"Issues" is now for bug reports only

"Discussions" is where you can submit, discuss and upvote feature requests

github.com/plausible/analytics

Christmas came early!

18 subscribers yesterday is our new record day! It pushed us over $8,000 MRR too!

Thank you to all of our 1,338 subscribers! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—

Nice "Getting Started with Plausible" guide. Includes:

Setting up 404 error monitoring
Tracking outbound link clicks
Using a custom subdomain
Excluding yourself from analytics
Resetting your website's data

mattmcadams.com/thoughts/get-s

There's more:

"Any time I can be directly responsible for one fewer site that has to warn visitors about cookies tracking them, is a few extra minutes of sleep I get that evening. And I love, love, love the inherent simplicity of Plausible"

aaronsumner.com/posts/2020/12/

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"Iโ€™ve felt pretty gross about using Google Analytics for some time. I donโ€™t need to know what my individual visitor had for breakfastโ€“and, frankly, neither does Google"

everydayrails.com/2020/12/03/p

When you get a brand new high-traffic site and your server is already maxing out 6 hours before peak load time...

๐Ÿ“ข You can now track 404 error pages directly in your Plausible dashboard.

It's simple to set up and gives you an overview of all 404s so you can fix broken links or redirect URLs.

Thanks @jeremiahlee for the contribution!

Instructions here: docs.plausible.io/404-error-pa

November was pretty crazy!

We've counted 107,251,707 page views across the 7,651 sites Plausible is installed on. First time we reached 100 million in a month.

Our MRR is $7,680 with 1,269 subscribers.

๐Ÿ“ข New design to the /sites is now live!

Your sites are now in alphabetical order
We've added "unique visitors in last 24 hours" metric to each site for easy overview

Here's how it looks like. Hope you like it!

Did you enable our automated outbound link click tracking for your sites yet?

Here are the instructions: docs.plausible.io/outbound-lin

Redesigned site settings section is now live. Makes it easier for you to discover different options and make changes.

It will also help us when expanding the settings with additional features in the future.

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