Piwik is the leading Free/Libre open source Web Analytics platform.
Piwik aims to be a Free software alternative to Google Analytics, and is already used on more than 1,000,000 websites.
« 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
- PHP 5.3.2 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
- (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: http://piwik.org/hosting/
For the list of all tickets closed in the current and past releases, see http://piwik.org/changelog/
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 http://piwik.org/get-involved/
About us: http://piwik.org/the-piwik-team/
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 http://piwik.org
The Piwik project uses an ever-expanding comprehensive set of thousands of unit tests and dozens of integration tests, running on the hosted distributed continuous integration platform Travis-CI.