10 Firefox Extensions for Web Analytics

Firefox has been one of the fastest and most user friendly browser for anyone. I can’t think working without it. Firefox extensions help web analyst to test, report and analysis the web data easily. I’ve used Firefox for close to four years now and I’ve found a number of extremely useful third party plug-ins and extensions to simplify manipulation, analysis and graphing of data. analysis analytic, reporting

Here is the list of 10 top user web analytic Firefox extensions.

1. Web Analytics Solution Profiler/Debugger (WASP)

Provides detailed information about the data being collected trough Query String and Cookies by web analytics solutions. Covers 125 tools, including Google Analytics, Omniture SiteCatalyst, Coremetrics, WebTrends, ad networks and several others.

2.Data Analytics Firefox Addson

DataAnalytics is a Firefox extension that enables importation, manipulation, analysis and graphing of data. Often websites lock their information in static tables.

3. TrackMe Analytics on user habits.

TrackMe delivers Personal Analytics on user habits and can provide teachers with a tool to use in assessment which can encourage learners to engage in inquiry in a domain, whilst documenting and developing their habits.

4.Greasemonkey

Grease monkey allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript. Here’s a list of scripts which’ll help web analysts, before that make sure u have latest version of grease monkey addons.

5. Checks to see if Google Analytics is installed on any given page

This extension checks the current page you are on to see if Google Analytics is installed. It’ll automatically detect and report back to your browsers status bar.

6. Counterpixel – Display the counting/measurement pixel of a website.

The tool tries to find counting/measurement pixel of tracking software from different services and companies.

7. Fire Analytics – allows you to view Google Analytics reports in Firefox.

Open Tools > Fire Analytics menu, specify your email & password on Preferences tab (alternatively you can just log into your account using browser), choose Report type and click “Show report” button.

8. Better Google Analytics – Enhances Google Analytics with a compilation of user scripts.

9. Ghostery – Firefox Plugin

Ghostery lets you see the invisible web on every page on the web. Invisible web objects include web bugs that track your behavior as well as analytic trackers used by the sites you visit to understand their own audience.

10. Alexa Sparky

Sparky is a free Firefox browser plugin built by Alexa, that accompanies you as you surf, providing useful information about the sites you visit without interrupting your Web browsing.

These firefox extensions saves us a lot of time for to analysis our web traffic efficiently. If We have missed out or if anyone have any thoughts about these web analytic firefox plugin please feel free to add a comment. Also in future this list would be expanded as and when new addson are added.

47 thoughts on “10 Firefox Extensions for Web Analytics

  1. the greasemonkey plugin is great and a must hv.Sparky is a free Firefox browser plugin built by Alexa…thanks on this one i dwnld ths.

  2. While it’s not directly tied to anayltics in the sense of google type analytics, LORI is essential for telling the web team “The web site is taking 342 seconds to load and it’s over 100 meg in size. What’s up?” – I just used it this week. It’s installed on all my firefox browsers these days.

  3. Something that displayed Google A. data in Firefox would be supreme. Would mean stats addicts like wouldnt have to checked GA every 30 seconds :)

  4. Grease monkey + a google groups solution can ban spammers from your group, one at a time. It worked for Callahans when they got the solution from elsewhere.

  5. Nice list! I’m always checking my analytics every day. It helps me know what’s good on my website (aside from the free games). Some of these extensions will be very useful. Thanks a bunch!

  6. Great article as always. I am using GA right now and have used wasp in the past. I have not been able to upgrade WASP to work with Firefox 3, I hope I am just missing something or the developers are just working on it and haven’t released the update yet. Great post as always.

  7. These plugins work great for alot of the standard Web Tracking packages, but I still do not see support for some of the smaller/ newers entries such as http://OVERSITEstats.com I guess we can hope the next round of releases expands their audience beyond Google Analytics.

  8. Fantastic list. I was aware of and using WASP and Greasemonkey for some time now, but there are some here that I’ve never heard of before. Thanks so much for the resource.

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  9. I was thinking that it would be good if there were some way to check GA without logging in. Fire Analytics should do the trick.

  10. Great set of analytical tools. I use Wappalyzer to check for Google Analytics presence. I must say that Fire Analytics seems very promising, I will give it a try.
    Thanks for sharing this information.

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