Installing Google Analytics on Your Website

At this point, you should have created a Google Account and activated the service for Analytics. Google provides you with a code snippet to insert into every webpage you wish to track. This is important. You must have the code on every page you wish to track or you will not see results for pages Read More >

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 >

How to Search for a List of URLs in Google Analytics

This tutorial explains how to: Prepare your list of URLs Search for a List of URLs In this guide, we will show you how to search for a list of URLs in Google Analytics using the Advanced search option. When tracking web page performance in Google Analytics, many people will search for one page at Read More >

Connecting with Google Analytics in Jetpack

Google Analytics is a free service that complements our built-in stats with different insights into your traffic. stats and Google Analytics use different methods to identify and track activity on your site, so they will normally show slightly different totals for your visits, views, etc. Google Analytics with Jetpack provides added options for tracking, 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 >

Connect PrestaShop with Clicky Analytics

After registering a Clicky Analytics account, PrestaShop 1.7 users can integrate Clicky with a free module available at Below we cover how to integrate Clicky with the free GetClicky module. Connect Clicky Analytics Download the GetClicky module at 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 >

Remove Modules in Open Web Analytics

Removing unneeded features is an important but often neglected step in web design. Open Web Analytics includes a Hello World module as a template for users wishing to develop custom modules. For users uninterested in development, here’s how to remove modules in Open Web Analytics. Note: Below we’ll remove the pre-installed Hello World module. If Read More >

Install a plugin in Matomo Analytics

Soon after installing Matomo Analytics, you may realize Matomo adds new features regularly. For more features now, check out their list of installable plugins. Most are free to install. Below we’ll cover how to install a plugin in Matomo Analytics with the dashboard. Install a Plugin Log into Matomo. Select the Settings icon in the Read More >

Web Analytics Software – Factors to Consider

We cover many web analytics software in our Support Center. Just like the content management system (CMS) you choose, the best web analytics app for you depends on multiple factors. Below are some factors and comparisons between the following tools we’ve covered to help you decide: Clicky Google Analytics Matomo (formerly Piwik) Open Web Analytics Read More >

Install Matomo Analytics in thirty bees

The thirty bees creator, designhaus42, developed a free module to implement Matomo Analytics within their e-commerce fork of PrestaShop 1.6. Below we cover how to install the Matomo Web Analytics module in thirty bees. Note: The Matomo Web Analytics module isn’t compatible with Prestashop 1.6 or 1.7. Install Matomo Analytics Module Log into thirty bees. Read More >

Connect WordPress with Clicky Analytics Plugin

While registering a Clicky Analytics account, the best way for WordPress users to implement it with WordPress is a plugin. Below we cover how to install the Clicky Analytics plugin to track web traffic within and your WordPress dashboard. Install Clicky Analytics Plugin Log into WordPress. Install the Clicky Analytics plugin. Activate the plugin. 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 >

Install Clicky Analytics

Clicky Analytics tracks web activity from within their website. Clicky has paid options but the free plan allows you to track one website up to 3,000 daily page views total. Below we cover how to install and navigate Clicky analytics. Install Clicky Register on Type your domain on the next page. Edit the Clicky 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 >