How to Use Ghostery to Find Trackers Added by WordPress Plugins

December 20, 2013
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Howdy Ghostery Users!

We came across a great article about encouraging WordPress plugin developers to be more transparent about trackers they apply to your website via their extensions.

“Let’s hunt trackers!

Since plugin authors may not always be transparent about what kinds of trackers their plugins install, especially if they’re not hosted on WordPress.org, site owners need some way to sniff these out. That’s where a free tool like Ghostery comes in handy for finding out what services might be communicating to and from a website.”

Read the full article here.Ghostystars

5 Responses to How to Use Ghostery to Find Trackers Added by WordPress Plugins

  1. Nick Micalone on January 14, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    The Ghostery icon has disappeared from the upper right corner. Please advise. n.

    • J.M. van Aggelen on January 16, 2014 at 10:57 am

      het pictogram is verdwenen uit de rechter bovenhoek

    • Pete on January 16, 2014 at 1:17 pm

      Thanks for using Ghostery Nick!

      Try using your browsers customize toolbar feature and drag Ghosty back in.

      Hope that helps!

  2. joe on January 24, 2014 at 4:57 am

    Please take a look at https://www.woopra.com/
    It’s an online analytics service
    Thanks

    • Pete on January 24, 2014 at 1:56 pm

      Thanks for using Ghostery Joe!

      Thanks for the information! We’ll take a look.

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