Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting and installing WP-Piwik, part of WordPress Plugins: Analytics (2014).
…Just like with Google Analytics, we are going to use a plug in from the…wordpress.org plug in directory to get Piwik…to track the traffic on our WordPress site.…The reason why you want to use a plug in like WP-Piwik, is that you can…customize what pages are being tracked, and you…can also customize when you are tracking those pages.…So you can toggle the tracking on and off based on…who's logged in and what kind of behavior is going on.…So basically the WP-Piwik plug-in we're going to install,…works pretty much the same way as Google Analyticator.…
To install WP-Piwik, we're simply going to go to the back…end of our WordPress site, go to Plugins and Add New.…There I'm going to search for WP-Piwik.…And here is the plugins, I'm just going to click Install Now.…Yes I want to install it.…The plugin gets downloaded, unpacked and installed and now I can activate it.…And once the plugin is activated on my site I can go…to Settings and now you see I have a new tab called WP-Piwik.…Okay, click on that.…And I go directly to WP-Piwik settings, and here, just like with Google Analytics,…
- Installing and activating the plugins
- Configuring settings
- Connecting to a Google Analytics account
- Setting up Piwik on your server
- Viewing stats