O'Reilly logo

Piwik Web Analytics Essentials by Stephan A. Miller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Piwik plugins

In Chapter 7, E-commerce Tracking, we wrote a plugin for ZenCart that added Piwik tracking where we needed in our store. In Chapter 8, Piwik Website and User Administration, we installed a plugin for Piwik. In this section, we will learn how a plugin is written.

First you must have an idea for a plugin; these usually come through using Piwik a lot and seeing a feature you might need or comparing Piwik to other analytical software and finding a feature that Piwik doesn't have yet. Some of Piwik's core functionalities came from plugins that were absorbed into the core. In fact, much of the core is composed of plugins that can be turned on and off in the Settings | Plugins menu. You can find examples of other third party plugins that ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required