Moved to statcounter! Sitemeter slows down my blog

by Ruchira on November 23, 2010

Hmm. I have used sitemeter alongside google analytics to track down my visitors for more than a year and recently I felt that sitemeter slows down my page loads because of their java code which i placed on my footer took more times than before to load. Slowing down page loads is not good because these days speed of web sites plays major part in SEO also its annoying to wait until footer gets loaded. So I decided to give a shot to statcounter and leave sitemeter.

I have used sitemeter because it has some great functions like real time visitor counter to see who is online at the given moment and stuff. And the interface is pretty clean and I have used to run sitemeter open, means anyone can view my visitors by clicking the icon on footer. And overall sitemeter provided great interface without ads and its very easy to manage.

Statcounter is most famous one and its little bit different than sitemeter. Actually its little bit hard to be get used to statcounter interface and there are ads on looks misleading users. On the picture below it shows on red circle.

Actually ads on there are little bit misleading because it looks like those are sections on control panel. I agree i cant complain about anything because its free. But actually speedwise statcounter is really good and i cant see any slow downs with it.

Statcounter doesnt have real time online visitor tracking like sitemeter does but it has some great features like viewing which files downloaded from our site etc.

However I really miss sitemeter and definitely consider moving back if they improve their service to avoid slow loading pages! 🙂

I'm Ruchira Sahan and all posts on this blog are completely my thoughts and writings. I love DIY and Technology. So feel free to contact me for anything about this blog and don't forget to add a comment if this blog helped you! Thanks
View all posts by Ruchira

{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

1 luke November 28, 2010 at 11:22 AM

In my opinion it is very interesting I suggest all to take part in discussion more actively.


2 luke December 4, 2010 at 7:36 PM

I apologise, but, in my opinion, you are not right. I can defend the position. Write to me in PM, we will communicate.


3 uhren December 5, 2010 at 12:25 AM

It is a pity, that now I can not express – there is no free time. But I will be released – I will necessarily write that I think.


4 bell December 5, 2010 at 1:36 AM

In it something is. Many thanks for the information, now I will not commit such error.


5 panerai December 5, 2010 at 2:52 AM

I join. All above told the truth. Let’s discuss this question.


6 ifthi December 14, 2010 at 6:31 PM

I confirm. I join told all above.


7 kaos December 15, 2010 at 12:10 AM

And I have faced it. Let’s discuss this question.


8 spam December 18, 2010 at 7:47 PM

it is matchless


9 erotyka January 3, 2011 at 3:57 PM

I Will have to visit again when my course load lets up – nevertheless I am getting your Feed so i can read your internet site offline. Cheers.


10 GorgolleneDox January 7, 2011 at 9:08 AM

Yes, correctly.


Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: