What was hoping for was to be able to view the information within the Admin panel itself. This has been requested by an owner of a website I done, they do have analytics set up but they also like to view how many visitors within the admin panel for each blog post….


Depends on your needs. The big advantage over GA is that it's locally hosted


I hadn't looked at Piwik before either. Is it worth getting into? I know our company pushes GA a lot


Matomo is formerly known as Piwik, in case you don't recognize it 🙂

nightjarnz Also an option.

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Honestly though Google Analytics + tag manager is much easier


I think we've toyed with the idea of storing the stats in local storage, then occasionally pinging a bulk update