Replacing Google Analytics with GoatCounter

Mar 20, 2023

Because I use GitHub Pages to host this site, I don’t have access to raw access logs. If I did I would switch to using GoAccess for site analytics.

The only other light-weight, free, and privacy friendly analytics source I could find was GoatCounter.

Ben Hoyt wrote an article about rolling his own tracking solution using Amazon CloudFront, but in the end decided to use GoatCounter as well.