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Piwik Web Analytics Essentials by Stephan A. Miller

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Chapter 9. Advanced Tracking and Development

So far, we have covered tracking goals, tracking events, tracking campaigns, and tracking e-commerce actions and some of this tracking might be considered fairly advanced. It definitely involved a bit more work than simply pasting JavaScript before your closing body tag. But we never really strayed that far from using JavaScript to do our tracking. In Chapter 7, E-commerce Tracking we used some PHP code to write the JavaScript code for us, but we were still using JavaScript.

There will be times where standard tracking just won't do the job. There may be pages or apps that will not allow or cannot execute the JavaScript code. That is why Piwik has more than JavaScript to offer. You can also track with ...

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