Piwik is an open source web analytics system that runs on a PHP/MySQL webserver.

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Big difference between Google Analytics and Piwik

I have notice my Piwik visitors drop recently so I looked on Analytics which is my backup statistics and noticed that it is counting a lot more visitors than Piwik. Yesterday Piwik registered 5 ...
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Getting spam sent through website, but visitor not logged

I'm getting spam messages send through my contact form on my website but the visitor is not logged at all in Piwik. Does this mean that they disabled Java? Would they purposely go through that effort ...
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Is it possible to install Piwik and send it fake data to test its features?

I found Piwik as a good open source solution for website analytics. Is it possible to run Piwik and see its features using fake data rather than a live site? Not only the demo version which is ...
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According to Piwik, many Facebook users appear to exit before page has loaded

I am using Piwik to monitor web stats and have noticed that it appears like some users click a link to my site and then close it before the page has even loaded. I have based this on the fact that ...
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Piwik not recording site visits on remote server

I have two different web servers at the moment: Webserver 1 is hosting www.example.com, this webserver hosts just basic website files, no databases or anything extra, just the html files. The pages ...
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Piwik visitor log spam

I use Piwik to track people visiting my website. Unfortunately a lot of the visitors that appear in the visitor log are not real people but spam bots. Normally, these bots use a provider from a ...
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Migrate Piwik Data

I currently have Piwik installed on analytics.myhost.com with lots of data. This has been live for over a year so I would like to keep all of my stats. I have moved hosts now therefore also need to ...
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Tracking visitors: is it possible to know what site you visited next?

Let's say you visit my website johndoe.com you read one or two articles and then you type directly in your browser's address bar "www.google.fr" thus exiting my website. Conversely you were on ...
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How to deactivate Piwik locally?

Is it possible / how to deactivate the Piwik tracking for the local / dev project copy? It would work with something like <?php if (current environment is / is not ...) : ?> print (Piwik code); ...
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Retroactively applying a Piwik goal to visitors

I started receiving a large (for me) amount of traffic on one of my pages yesterday. Today, I thought that it would be useful to track goals from that page -- there's a link to my blog from it. I ...
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How can I track the “Traffic Sources” of “Unique Visitors” by Google Analytics?

Now I can only see the "Traffic Sources" of "Visits". But what I would like to know is the number of "Unique Visitors" from each referrals. But when I go to "Traffic Sources" -"Referrals" from the ...
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Analytics Tracking and SEO

I'm using piwik on some of my websites and recently switched from google analytics. I find most of the stuff same on both analytics. But i always had this question in mind that what am i supposed to ...
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Error when setting Piwik analytics

I've uploaded the latest version of Piwik unto my web server, which is hosted by go daddy.com, on a linux hosting plan. I'm setting it up (accessing it from my browser as instructed) and I have the ...
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Piwik vs. Google Analytics

I run both piwik and google analytics on my site. I have noticed that the google analytics data is totally wrong. It does not seem to register any hits while piwik does. What could be wrong?