We all know that majority of Adblockers today, block Google Analytics. Some by default and some by just enabling a setting. More than 10 million websites rely on Google Analytics to collect the analytical data of their users. One can imagine what would happen if it’s blocked.
According to this post, these are some of the top blockers:
|App / Extension||Platform||User Base (Dec 2015)||Blocks GA by default?|
|AdBlock Plus||Cross-platform||21M users (Firefox) 40M+ (Chrome) 300M total downloads||No, but easily added (one click post-install)|
|Adblock||primarily Chrome||40M+ (Chrome)||No, but easily added.|
|uBlock Origin||Cross-platform||630k users (Firefox) 2.5M users (Chrome)||Yes|
|Ghostery||Cross-platform||2.3M users (Chrome) 1.5M users (Firefox)||No, but easily added.|
|Purify||iOS||unknown, top 10 at launch*||Yes|
|Adblock Browser||Android||1-5M installs||Yes|
|Google Analytics Opt-Out||Chrome||720k users||Yes|
UnblockGA offers a simple, easy-to-implement workaround against these adblockers.
You can learn how to install or contribute at https://github.com/preeteshjain/UnblockGA