A recent SitePoint article introduced a number of alternatives to the ubiquitous Google Analytics. Among them was Piwik — a self-hosted, open-source package that Jacco described as a “serious contender”. In this article, I’m going to look at Piwik in more detail, to assess that claim.
If you have a site that needs tracking, check out Piwik today — it's easy to set up, and you'll find a lot of interesting and useful information about how people find your site and what keeps them there.
Using Google Analytics means that you’re tied to Google’s TOS. Enter Piwik, which aims to be an open source alternative to Google Analytics.
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Google Analytics seems to be the default web analytics solution for WordPress users. [...] We’d like to introduce you to Piwik, an open source alternative, equally robust as Google Analytics and infinitely more private.
An open source web analytics application which is supposed to be an advanced alternative to Google Analytics. The features are built inside plugins: you can add new features and remove the ones you don’t need. Sounds promising.
As a stats junkie, I can never get enough of analytics, so I was excited to take Piwik for a spin. Would this free software lack some of the features that other analytics packages have? Here’s what happened when I put it to the test.
In the world of Web analysis the software title Piwik should be very attractive to those in the open-source sector. Piwik is an open-source Web analytics program (General Public License) that works in real time.
The open source Web analytics program Piwik turned 1.0 in August, continuing its well-earned reputation as an easy-to-install, easy-to-use traffic monitoring solution.
Piwik is leading the way when it comes to open source web analytics software. More than 1,000,000 websites are using Piwik for analytics [...]. The team has just launched its 2.0 release with a brand new website and redesigned mobile app
Piwik is a web analytics product that has been in development since 2007 [...] Their roadmap is public, and like many great open source projects, they have a strong team backed by a strong and growing community.