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Stats for Wordpress: Analytics or WP stats? - Cat Scholz: Wordpress Websites | E-Courses | SEO | Maintenance | Coaching | Consultation
One of my clients just asked me if there was a way to see how many people were visiting his Wordpress blog each day and my answer is yes! There are 2 ways I recommend: 1) Google Analytics and 2) Wordpress.com stats Google Analytics is by far the most in-depth, comprehensive stats provider. It is very useful for when you want to employ search engine optimization techniques. However, sometimes it's just TMI (too much information!). Wordpress.com stats is a wordpress plugin that gives you the basics in your dashboard - how many visits, keywords people used to find you, the links they clicked on while they were there, etc. Here is a screenshot of my wp.com stats since I started my e-newsletter: Which to use? Both.