Google Analytics Alternatives Guide Errata

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Edition 1.1.0 (2023-02-13)

  1. Updated BuiltWith stats
  2. Updated Mixpanel and Amplitude chapters with info about their new pricing plans (product update)
  3. Added info about GA4 API limits, esp. in context of Looker Studio (product update)
  4. Info about auto-created GA4 properties (product update)
  5. Info about Yandex Search using stats from Yandex Metrica in context of SEO impact of GA
  6. Updated Visitor Analytics section to include info on new default UA+IP tracking method (product update)

Edition 1.0.3 (2022-11-17)

  1. Updating pricing for PostHog session capture. Was free no limits, is now free up to 15k/mo. (product update)
  2. Updated description of fingerprinting vs UA+IP in Plausible chapter. (clarification)
  3. Updated privacy & compliance chapter to make clear that persistent id, not method, is what drives need for consent (clarification)

Edition 1.0.2 (2022-11-13)

  1. Removed link to deactivated PostHog testimonial about Mixpanel. (product update)
  2. Fixed mistaken ITP reference to to be DDG Tracker Radar instead. (error)
  3. Moved bulk of iCloud Private Relay discussion from Fathom chapter to Clicky chapter. (clarification)
  4. Updated Fathom section to include release of new event filtering. (product update)
  5. Removed “under construction” icon for Piwik Pro GA data import in appendix. (error)
  6. Rewrote section in chapter 8 on data layer to provide more details. (clarification)

Edition 1.0.1 (2022-11-05)

  1. Added redirect links for errata and Google Sheet. (formatting)
  2. Cleaned up ePub for compatibility with Google Play. (formatting)
  3. Updated Posthog section to report October removal from EasyPrivacy list. (product update)
  4. Updated Piwik Pro section to include information about secondary dimension use. (error)
  5. Updated GA4 section to clarify meaning of drill-down w/r/t secondary dimensions. (clarification)

Edition 1.0 (2022-11-01)
Initial release.

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