Piwik

Piwik

  • Easy integration with Piwik via HTTP
  • Performant and invisible
  • No cookies and no JavaScript

Piwik is not only powerful because it offers a self-hosted replacement for GoogleAnalytics. But it also offers non-JavaScript-based statistics, based on an PHP API, which bypasses the new cookie-regulations of the EU. This plugin does not offer the JavaScript-based solution, it only offers the PHP API. And it works great!

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Current version 1.0.9 (Stable)
Requirements Joomla 2.5 (supported until June 2015)
Joomla 3.0 - Joomla 3.4
PHP 5.4 or higher
Piwik installed
PHP CURL
PHP 5.4.0 or higher
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License GNU/GPL (General Public License)

Getting started

  • Install the plugin in the Extension Manager
  • Enable the plugin in the Plugin Manager
  • Configure your Piwik API in the plugin settings

Benefits

  • No Piwik cookies are used, so no permission is required from the user
  • Integrates with Piwik installed anywhere, thanks to the HTTP API

Piwik is a great open source web analytics tool, that offers you to install the analytics software on your own webserver - allowing full control over all data. Various Joomla! solutions already existed to integrate Piwik into Joomla!, but none of them were using the holy grail of Piwik: Piwik offers an API that allows analytics-data to be gathered, without the need of client-side scripts (JavaScript) or client-side cookies. 

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