25 Free Web Analytics Tools to Track Website Traffic

Web Analytics Tools helps you make design adjustments that emphasize the right links and content. If you have a website or blog you’re probably interested in who’s visiting your site and what they’re doing while they’re there. Below is the list of the 25 free web analytics services that I found so far.


1. Google Analytics

Google Analytics is the enterprise-class web analytics solution that gives you rich insights into your website traffic and marketing effectiveness. Powerful, flexible and easy-to-use features now let you see and analyse your traffic data in an entirely new way.


2. Clicky Web Analytics

Produces easy to read reports online. The service is also optimised for use on iPhone and other mobile devices.


3. HiStats


You can track stats of your pages one by one, or track stats based on group of pages or visitors. This is useful for big sites; it enables you monitor different sections of your site. For example, by using the same ID for all your forum pages, you can track hits to your forum.


4.  StatCounter

A free yet reliable invisible web tracker, highly configurable hit counter and real-time detailed web stats.


5. AWStats

AWStats is a free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically.


6. Piwik

Piwik is a downloadable, open source (GPL licensed) real time web analytics software program. It provides you with detailed reports on your website visitors: the search engines and keywords they used, the language they speak, your popular pages.


7. Yahoo Web Analaytics

This is Yahoo’s offering of their IndexTools acquisition and provides real-time data and some advanced reporting capabilities. Obviously, you need a Yahoo account to use it.


8. Site Meter

This is a freemium service that is fairly well known. The free version gives mostly basic statistics and requires a site counter to appear on your pages. They have several premium tiers based on traffic.


9. Woopra

Woopra delivers a complete suite of enterprise grade analytics in one easy to use live interface. Now you can monitor multiple Websites simultaneously in a tabbed window and switch quickly between each


10. ShinyStat



A basic stats service that shows you information about your website visitors.


11. Blog Tracker

A simple stats service that was designed specifically for blogs. There is no reason why you couldn’t use the service on other types of websites though.


12. W3Counter

A great looking service that provides over 30 free web analytical reports such as visitor locations, screen resolutions and click overlay.


13. GoStats

A basic web analytics service that shows the number of visits over set periods.


14. CrawlTrack

A stats program that collects a lot of data about your search engine presence.


15.  Alexa

Free traffic metrics, search analytics, demographics, and more for websites


16.  MouseFlow

A great free service that shows click heatmaps, movement heatmaps and link analytics.


17. 4qsurvey

4Q is an online survey tool that collects feedback from your website’s visitors and measures customer satisfaction and task completion.


18.  TraceMyIp

Don’t be put off by the outdated grey design, TraceMyIp is actually a pretty useful stats service that provides a lot of useful stats.


19. JAWStats

JAWStats is a free, open-source website statistics and analytics package. It runs in conjunction with AWStats and produces clear and informative charts, graphs and tables about your website visitors.




20.  Grape

A basic program that shows visits, referrers and the operating system of your visitors.

21.  Mint

Mint is an extensible, self-hosted web site analytics program. Its interface is an exercise in simplicity. Visits, referrers, popular pages and searches can all be taken in at a glance on Mint’s flexible dashboard.


22.  MochiBot

MochiBot is a Flash traffic monitoring tool (similar to a hit counter) that tracks the performance of individual Flash content files (SWFs) no matter where they end up on the web.


23.  FireStats

A basic stats program that is free for non-commercial usage.


24.  Open Web Analytics

A beautiful stats program that collects data on geo-location, page details and visitors actions. It also shows a heatmap for your site.


25.  TraceWatch

A realtime web stats program that is fast loading and multi-language friendly. One of its best features is Path Analysis; an interesting report that shows you exactly what pages