Secure Matomo Analytics With The Security Info Plugin

It’s important to look into hardening any newly installed content management system (CMS). Below we cover how to install the Security Info plugin to harden Matomo. View Matomo Security Info Login Matomo. Select the Settings icon in the upper-right. Select Marketplace under Platform. Search “Security info” and press Enter. Install the Security Info plugin. Activate Read More >

Force HTTPS in Matomo Analytics

There are many ways to force a website to use HTTPS for a secure SSL connection including the .htaccess 301 redirect and HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload list. Below we cover how to force Matomo to use HTTPS with the configuration file and ForceSSL plugin. Config File Install Plugin Deactivate Redirect Edit Configuration File Read More >

Display an Opt-Out Notification with Matomo Analytics

Many organizations – including WordPress and us – have updated privacy policies to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As Matomo has many features to assist with GDPR compliance and anonymize tracked data, we cover how to set Matomo to display an opt-out notification verifying the user’s activity isn’t being tracked with Do Not Read More >

Update Matomo Analytics

When Matomo Analytics has a new update available, the administrator is notified via email and the upper-right corner upon dashboard login. Below we cover how to update Matomo automatically within your browser. Update Matomo Select Update automatically on the welcome screen. Pressing Download [Version] prompts you to download the update file to handle manually. After Read More >

Connect WordPress to Matomo Analytics with WP-Matomo

Among Matomo Analytics’ list of recommended plugins for customizing web analytics is the WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik) WordPress plugin. This plugin allows you to view Matomo analytics within your WordPress dashboard. Below we cover how to setup the WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik) plugin using your Matomo API code. Install WP-Matomo (WP-Piwik) Log into your WordPress website directly or via Read More >

Create Email Reports in Matomo Analytics

Matomo Analytics allows setting up automated reports and sending those reports immediately within the dashboard. Automating these customized analytics reports help users understand visitors to their websites while focusing on improving users’ experience. It also means users don’t need to fill out contact forms to request reports. You can further customize these reports by adding Read More >

Create a User in Matomo Analytics

After installing matomo Analytics you may need to create additional users with various permissions such as view-only and admin for different websites. Below we’ll create a new user in Matomo, assign appropriate permissions, and remove it. Create a User Log into your Matomo website. Select the Settings icon in the upper-right corner. Select Users under Read More >