New Plugin: WordPress Matomo integration

2020 update: There is now a third Matomo Analytics WordPress plugin available out called Matomo Analytics for WordPress. The difference is that this new plugin installs Matomo Analytics fully in your WordPress. Rather than having a plugin that connects your existing Matomo On-Premise or Matomo Cloud account with WordPress, you get the convenience of having a powerful analytics platform within your WordPress.

Other WordPress plugins

WordPress is the most popular blogging software, and the one we use on matomo.org

Originally there were two WordPress plugins for Matomo:

WP-Matomo Integration (WP-Piwik) is a WordPress plugin created by André Bräkling that integrates Matomo statistics with your WordPress dashboard.

Matomo Analytics (formerly Piwik Analytics) created by Jules, a Dutch Matomo user, is a simple plugin to integrate Matomo with your WordPress templates.

The Matomo WordPress integration plugin features are:

  • piwk.php and piwik.js location
  • site ID setting
  • options to control download tracking
  • option to exclude the admin user (probably you)

If you want to participate and make the plugin better, we also have a trac ticket with some ideas.

See the Matomo WordPress plugin page on Jules’ blog

Update: comments have been disabled on this post due to heavy spam. For any query about the Matomo WordPress plugin, please contact the author on the official plugin page.

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