Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google)

Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google)

Tells the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send information to Google Analytics.

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What is Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google)?

Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google) is a very popular Chrome extension by ga-extension-publishers. This extension has 1,514,512 weekly active users, a good user rating of 4.03, and is most similar to IBA Opt-out (by Google) and Do Not Track. The latest version, 1.1, was updated 2 years ago.

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Rating: 4.03 (1,462)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2021-01-26)
Creation date: 2019-04-30
Manifest version: 2
Size: 185.34K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
To provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics, we have developed the Google Analytics opt-out Browser extension for the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js). 

If you want to opt-out, download and install the extension for your web browser. In order to function, the opt-out extension must be able to load and execute properly on your browser. Updates to your browser or operating system may affect the functionality of the opt-out extension. More information about managing your extensions for Chrome can be found at

By installing this extension, you agree to the Chrome Web Store Terms of Service at
 and the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on Terms of Service at
User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Blocks Google Analytics tracking
  • Allows for blocking of internal traffic on specific sites
  • Works well for preventing skewing of traffic data
  • Easy to use
  • Does not block all types of tracking
  • Does not allow for whitelisting of trusted sites
  • Limited functionality compared to other blocking methods
Most mentioned
  • Blocks Google Analytics tracking
  • Limited functionality
  • Does not allow for whitelisting of trusted sites
  • Easy to use
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Risk impact

Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google) requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (by Google) has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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