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Reviewing my Netlify Analytics

Thanks to Netlify Analytics I know to focus on writing how-to articles, but it has less data than I hoped.

Some context: Netlify provides analytics information for $9 per month per site. They offer data from server requests including page views, unique visitors, top locations, and sources.

The numbers:

Trade-offs: Netlify Analytics was easy to set up with an existing project — just one click after adding payment information. But it lacks comprehensive data for informed decision making.

Takeaway: People are visiting this site for guides on completing a particular task. These are broken down into two categories: tutorials and debugging.

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About the author

Sean McPherson is a software engineer for Khan Academy who specializes in web development. He lives with his wife, sons, and dog in Pittsburgh, PA.