As an ethical website we try to keep Linux Handbook as much Google and tracking free as possible. In that regard we refrain from using Google Analytics for website traffic measurement.
Instead we use Plausible Analytics. It is a simple lightweight lt1 KB open-source and privacy-friendly alternative to Google Analytics GA. .
It may not give you as many details as GA but it gives you an idea about the traffic you are getting on your website along with the bounce rate and visit duration.
You can also see which pages are getting most visits from where your website is getting the traffic bounce rate and duration on page. You can also measure traffic based on geographical region and devices.
Founded and developed by Uku Taht and Marco Saric Plausible greatly empowers the idea that website traffic can be analyzed without hindering visitors8217 privacy.