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Piwik -

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Piwik is the leading Free/Libre open analytics platform.

Piwik is a full featured PHP MySQL software program that you download and install on your own webserver. At the end of the five minute installation process you will be given a JavaScript code. Simply copy and paste this tag on websites you wish to track and access your analytics reports in real time.

Piwik aims to be a Free software alternative to Google Analytics, and is already used on more than 1,000,000 websites. Privacy is built-in!

Mission Statement

« To create, as a community, the leading international Free/Libre web analytics platform, providing access to all functionality through open components and open APIs. »

Or in short:

« Liberate Web Analytics »


Piwik is released under the GPL v3 (or later) license, see misc/gpl-3.0.txt

We’re seeking a talented Software Engineer

Are you looking for a new challenge? We are currently seeking a software engineer or software developer who is passionate about data processing, security, privacy, the open source and free/libre philosophy and usable interface design.

View Job Description - Apply online

This is for a full time position to work on the open source Piwik platform, either remotely or we can help the right candidate relocate to beautiful New Zealand (Wellington) or Poland (Wroclaw).

We are grateful if you can share the job description with your friends and wider network!


  • PHP 5.3.3 or greater
  • MySQL 4.1 or greater, and either MySQLi or PDO library must be enabled
  • Piwik is OS / server independent



  • Upload piwik to your webserver
  • Point your browser to the directory
  • Follow the steps
  • Add the given javascript code to your pages
  • (You may also generate fake data to experiment, by enabling the plugin VisitorGenerator)


If you do not have a server, consider our Piwik Hosting partner:


For the list of all tickets closed in the current and past releases, see For the list of technical changes in the Piwik platform, see


We believe in liberating Web Analytics, providing a free platform for simple and advanced analytics. Piwik was built by dozens of people like you, and we need your help to make Piwik better… Why not participate in a useful project today?

You will find pointers on how you can participate in Piwik at


About us:

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What makes Piwik unique from the competition:

  • Real time web analytics reports: in Piwik, reports are by default generated in real time. For high traffic websites, you can choose the frequency for reports to be processed.

  • You own your web analytics data: since Piwik is installed on your server, the data is stored in your own database and you can get all the statistics using the powerful Piwik Analytics API.

  • Piwik is a Free Software which can easily be configured to respect your visitors privacy.

  • Modern, easy to use User Interface: you can fully customize your dashboard, drag and drop widgets and more.

  • Piwik features are built inside plugins: you can add new features and remove the ones you don’t need. You can build your own web analytics plugins or hire a consultant to have your custom feature built in Piwik

  • Vibrant international Open community of more than 200,000 active users (tracking even more websites!)

  • Advanced Web Analytics capabilities such as Ecommerce Tracking, Goal tracking, Campaign tracking, Custom Variables, Email Reports, Custom Segment Editor, Geo Location, Real time maps, and more!

Documentation and more info on

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