On 13.02.2022 I published this article. Within an hour of publication, the article appeared at #1 on Hacker News. I would like to show in this post how many hits I had as a result, what it brought in the long term and how you can do that at all.
Plausible is a minimalistic and DSGVO-compliant alternative to Google Analytics. It works completely without cookies and is also open source. Quite a few good arguments. It's high time to turn my back on Google Analytics anyway, so I'm taking a closer look at Plausible
The goal: Give Plausible a chance and install my own Plausible server on a DigitalOcean droplet to track this website.