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Session Recording

Grab the popcorn: Play back individual user sessions to watch how users interact with your product.

Understand how users are getting stuck

Debug faster, or build context on analytics performance. Nothing beats watching people use your product for real.

Quickly find the important moments

View recordings for users who completed a specific action or event. Watch how specific features are being used, or how bugs came about.

Block sensitive data

Add a CSS class to any element or input field you don’t want sent to PostHog. Avoid recording private data and protect user privacy while still getting the data you need.

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Platform 
Free plan
Open source
Self-hostable
Cloud hosting
Product analytics
Session Recording 
Single-page app support
Mobile app recordings
Identity detection
Target recordings by URL
Target by sample size
Filter recordings by user or event
Rage-click detection
Privacy masking for sensitive content
Export recordings
Retention policy for recordings1 year1 month24 monthsPostHog Cloud: 3 weeks
Self-hosted: No limit
“I was watching session recordings for our sign-up page and realized a lot of people were trying to click something that wasn’t actually a button. We wouldn’t have noticed that needed fixing without PostHog’s session recordings.”
Anubhuti MishraUI/UX Designer, Hasura

Session Recording documentation

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