How to Install GoAccess Web Analytics on Debian

GoAccess is a light-weight free open source log analyzer. Matomo and other self-hosted website analytics applications use PHP and a SQL database to manage web analytics data. Other applications including Google Analytics and Mixpanel store the data externally. GoAccess uses your pre-existing server logs to provide web analytics data you can easily manipulate within your Read More >

Connecting with Google Analytics in Jetpack

Enabling Jetpack to Track Statistics using Google Analytics Getting your Google Tracking ID Google Analytics is a free service that complements our built-in stats with different insights into your traffic. WordPress.com stats and Google Analytics use different methods to identify and track activity on your site, so they will normally show slightly different totals for Read More >

GDPR in Open Web Analytics

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance made user privacy an important step in web design in 2018. The popular WordPress content management system (CMS) built in a GDPR section to assist its users with compliance while other CMS’s offered plugins to do the same. Open Web Analytics doesn’t have a GDPR module but added features Read More >

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 >

Connect PrestaShop with Clicky Analytics

After registering a Clicky Analytics account, PrestaShop 1.7 users can integrate Clicky with a free module available at prestatoolbox.com. Below we cover how to integrate Clicky with the free GetClicky module. Connect Clicky Analytics Download the GetClicky module at prestatoolbox.com. Log into PrestaShop. On the left, Select Modules & Services under Modules. Select Upload a Read More >

Connect Grav with Matomo Analytics

After installing Matomo Analytics, Grav users will need to know the best way to integrate the two. Below we cover how to connect Matomo Analytics with Grav CMS + Admin Plugin with the piwik plugin and SSH. Connect Matomo Analytics Log into Grav. Select Plugins from the left. Install the “piwik” plugin. Press Continue. On Read More >

Disable Caching in Open Web Analytics

Open Web Analytics has built-in caching to make the most of hosting services. Within the settings is a Flush Cache Now option. However, if you’re working on development, such as developing a module. Below we cover how to disable caching in Open Web Analytics. Disable Caching Log into FTP, or cPanel File Manager, or SSH. Read More >

Setup Open Web Analytics

Open Web Analytics (OWA) is an open source web analytics program you can install to your server manually or with Softaculous to track activity on your websites. Below we cover how to set up Open Web Analytics. Setup Open Web Analytics Install Open Web Analytics via Softaculous or manually. If using Softaculous, ensure you enter Read More >

Where’s My Matomo Analytics Site ID?

Unless you’re using the manual tracking code from Matomo, you’re likely going to need the Site ID to integrate Matomo Analytics within your content management system (CMS) – WordPress, thirty bees, Grav, etc.. Below we cover how to find your site ID in Matomo Analytics. Find your Site ID Log into Matomo. Select the Administration Read More >