6 Traffic Checker Platforms To Check Website Traffic

Updated Aug 4th 2020

Finding it hard to get more traffic? Learn how to use a traffic checker platform to estimate how many visitors a website gets and which keywords are driving the most clicks.

This article will not list every website traffic checker service available, just 6 paid and free checkers that I really like to use for my own websites.

Finding out how much traffic a website gets can help you better understand what is needed to reach a higher position

Using these services you will be able to determine

  1. Check how much traffic a website gets
  2. Top keywords that drive the most visitors to a website
  3. Do they buy website traffic and if so which keywords are they bidding on

1. SEMrush 

SEMrush Traffic Analytics is the latest released tool within their SEO program section. You can either analyse your website or even compare the source with your competitors. It shows the traffic volume & sources of your competitors or potential partners:

View Traffic Sources in SEMrush

Check Website Visitors By Subdomain

Find out the most traffic-acquiring subdomains of analyzed sites

Traffic by subdomain in SEMrush

Top Landing Pages

check and reveal the most popular landing pages of your website or a competitors easily.

Top landing pages SEMrush

Traffic By Device

Here you can also evaluate desktop mobile traffic split and compare visitors’ engagement by device type, very useful stuff for understanding your audience.

Top devices for website visitors tracked by SEMrush

Traffic By Countries

Here you can easily identify how your competitor performs in different regions and then discover which ones you need to target to be successful

Track visitors by country using SEMrush

Visitor Behavior

It helps to understand visitor’s behavior: visits, unique visitors, pages/visit, avg visit duration, bounce rate and even observe where users go after visiting the domain. This feature really sets SEMrush apart from the competition.

Track visitor behavior using semrush


Easily our favorite website traffic checker platform, SEMrush can really help you understand everything needed to dominate your niche. Their organic traffic and keyword data is fantastic making it one of the best traffic checker services available.

On top of that SEMrush will also let you run an audit on your website to check for any on-page errors that are holding you back.

You can also compare your content to your competitors and get a nice list of keywords you may be missing.

SEMrush is paid service but we have a great 7 day free trial for our readers that will let you check the domain traffic of your competitors without paying a penny! Click the link below to get started.

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2. Serpstat 

check traffic with serpstat

Serpstat is a free to use all in one marketing platform and website traffic checker that lets you get a detailed breakdown of both competitors and your own website.

Domain Analysis – Overview

serpstat domain

Here we get a nice overview of the domain entered. The total visibility (The higher visibility of a domain is, the higher number of visitors it’s likely to receive). The monthly search engine traffic, The number of organic keywords the domain ranks for in the top 100 and finally any paid traffic campaigns the website is running.

Organic Keywords

serpstat keyword finder

Serpstat gives us a nice little overview of total organic keywords, with the position, volume and cost per click – these numbers are lower than whats reported in Google in terms of volume. Clicking on show all will give a more detailed look at these keywords.

Organic Keyword Positions

SERPstat keyword overview

Here we have a nice little breakdown of the keywords, the serp features, difficulty, position, volume, traffic, cost per click, competition, results and the ranking page. Free plans on Serpstat are limited to 10 results which is pretty generous.

Keyword Position Distribution

keyword distribution in serpstat

A nice clean chart showing where the websites keywords rank in Google. A large amount are not found in the top 10 which could be an indication that the site needs to update its blog content to attract some fresh clicks from Google.

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