Although there are many ways to get statistics for website, there are few things that set WordPress stats plugin from Auomattic apart.
- Simple and easy to use.
- Provides with just critical and useful stats about the site.
- Updates the stats every 3 minutes.
- Processing and collection of stats is done on Automattic server, so doesn’t create load on your web host.
The plugin can be used for daily quick analysis along with other extensive analytics tool (such as Google Analytics) for periodic, less frequent and more in depth analysis.