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Piwik Web Analytics Essentials by Stephan A. Miller

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Setting up goals in Piwik

The goals functionality of Piwik is actually a plugin that can be enabled or disabled in the Settings | Plugins page. By default, it is enabled. In fact, most of Piwik's features come through the use of plugins. Plugins are bundles of code files and supporting media that will add functionality to Piwik. By making even some of the core functionality of Piwik available as plugins, Piwik developers have made their software highly configurable and modifiable.

To create a goal, first make sure that the website that you wish to create a goal for is chosen in the Website drop-down menu. Then, click on the Goals link in the main Piwik menu:

This will take you to the Goals dashboard, or when you have yet to create any goals, to ...

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