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 System.
- Select Add a New User.
- Type a username, password, email account, and the first website to confgure the user permissions. Then select Create User.
- You’ll be forwarded to the Edit user function to the password or email account before pressing Save Basic Info. Press Permissions to continue.
- Check the box beside the domain and choose a role – View, Write, or Admin. You can also do this from the Manage Users page.
- Press Superuser Access to authorize admin access if applicable. Otherwise, select Back to see the new user listed on the Manage Users page.
- You’ll now see the new user listed.
Remove a User
- Select the Settings icon in the upper-right corner and select Users under System.
- To delete a Matomo user, check the box beside the user before pressing the Delete icon on the right. Press
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