Monitoring the site’s performance is an important factor for improving and adjusting the required keywords on a Weebly site. Weebly offers free users a simple site statistics option which can be used to view number of page views and unique visitors for that particular month. In addition to this basic statistics complete details of top pages contributing the traffic, search terms and the referring sites are also provided to Pro users.
How to Monitor Weebly Site Traffic with Stats?
With the new Weebly interface, once you logged into your account the stats features will be showing in the dashboard with the weekly data of unique visitors and page views. If you have multiple sites on your Weebly account then you can the site from the dropdown and view the stats.
You can click on the stats link to view the detailed statistics for the past one month data.
Pros and Cons
Though the site stats feature is very handy, there are also some drawbacks. Below is the list of pros and cons of Weebly site stats:
- Very simple with basic data.
- Provides top pages, search terms and referring sites as pro feature which should be nominal for a simple site owners.
- No option for choosing the period, by default the statistics is shown for the current week on the dashboard and for current month on the detailed view.
- Unique visitors and page views count does not match with Google Analytics data.
You can also access Weebly site statistics option from the mobile app on the go.
Alternate Option for Site Statistics
Google Analytics is the best free tool in order to get detailed analysis of your site’s traffic data. It will be a good option that Weebly replaces site stats feature with Google Analytics integration on dashboard with customizing options. Google Analytics will show you all kind of traffic with the user behaviour on your site like which page they entering most and which page they are leaving most. This will also be useful to improve the site parameters whereas even the Pro functions of Weebly stats is not much useful other than monitoring.
Learn how to add Google Analytics code in Weebly site and other SEO tips here.