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Google images not detected anymore #1348

mattab opened this Issue · 3 comments

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It seems that google images is not detected correctly anymore. Maybe their URL scheme changed, or there is a regression in Piwik.


In what way?

I can confirm that Google Images is not detected if you do a search for an image which then gets viewed in a frame (the URL is "", search parameter "q").

In core/DataFiles/SearchEngines.php Google Images is defined with:

// Google Images
                ''                     => array('Google Images', 'q', 'images?q={k}'),

I can't say for sure that "images?" isn't used anymore, but we should definetely add 'imgres?q={k}'. The big problem here is that the subdomain has switched from to


Images is still used. As far as I can see the only difference is the change from to

Here is an old referrer that works with piwik:

and here is the new url not working with piwik:

(In [2170]) Fixes #1348 detecting the new google images style URL + unit test

@mattab mattab added this to the Piwik 0.6.2 milestone
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