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Minimal cookieless web analytics

Annoyed by the cookie consent dialog all over the internet, I decided not to use cookies on my blog. This of course prevents me from using most of the common web analytics platforms, so I’m rolling my own. Goals View the daily numbers of blog visitors, page views and sessions. No cookies but still identify unique visitors. Cheap or free. The solution To address the goal “cheap or free” I’m using Azure Functions with its consumption based billing model for tracking page hits. [...]