Fathom Analytics

Simple, trustworthy website analytics (finally)

#5 Product of the WeekJune 12, 2018
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Fathom Analytics is a simpler and more privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics.

Fathom respects the privacy of your users and does not collect any personally identifiable information. All while giving you the information you need about your site, so you can make smarter decisions about your design and content.

Reviews
  • Gaya Kessler
    Gaya KesslerI code things. JavaScript, React, Node
    Pros: 

    Analytics which respects privacy

    Cons: 

    Very early stage

    Fathom promises to be a transparent analytics tool which is open source and doesn't do vague tricks behind the scenes. Can't wait for features like tracking events to roll out.

    Gaya Kessler has used this product for one month.
  • Austin Ginder
    Austin GinderWeb Developer, Anchor Hosting
    Pros: 

    Lightweight, modern, powerful open source web analytics. I love the fact that I can self host.

    Cons: 

    Early days so maybe not all of the features you'd expect.

    I'm excited to see a modern open source alternative for web analytics. I've been a happy Fathom user since the code was first put up on Github.

    Austin Ginder has used this product for one month.
Discussion
*wishes I knew more about managing server configurations so I could use Fathom right the eff now*
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@lovevalgeisler We'll soon have a hosted version that's just a copy+paste (probably also a simple WP plugin to add the code) - you can be a beta tester if you'd like, when we're ready.
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@lovevalgeisler Hahaha, this is me! Can't wait for the hosted version too @pjrvs :)
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@pjrvs count me in.
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I’m super excited to try the hosted version when it’s ready!
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@beedesignllc Thanks Brandon!
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@beedesignllc Hey Brandon, we've just shipped our hosted offering: https://www.producthunt.com/post... Would love to hear your thoughts on it!
I'm looking forward to trying this. Google Analytics tracks way too much and this seems like a more simple and user-friendly solution.
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@markosaric Thanks Marko! I agree, 109430493 pages in GA and I'm like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ just gimme the 2 things I was looking for :P
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@markosaric Totally agree, overkill ;-)
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Uh man... love the simplicity! any plans for devices and location tracking?
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@biraj while we are releasing a roadmap soon, we are open to other features if enough of the user-base wants them.
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This looks awesome! I’ve been following along since your first tweet about it. I will definitely be trying out the self hosted version soon. I think the way you are doing a free self hosted version and a paid hosted version is a very smart way to do it!
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