About this presentationTable of contents:• Introduction• Piwik Community as of 2011 September• Screenshots of new Ecommerce Analytics feature• List of major new features in the last 12 months• Future of Piwik: – new features in the works – other important projects
Piwik aims to be an opensource alternative to GoogleAnalytics
Piwik Mission Statement« To create, as a community, the leading international open source web analytics application, providing access to all functionality through open components and open APIs. »
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Piwik community• ≃ 150,000 active Piwik servers• piwik.org: 150,000 monthly visitors• forums: 20,000 posts• FB fans: 5k - twitter: 2k• More than 736,422 downloads• Piwik Mobile: + 7,000 active users
150,000 Piwik serverstracking more than 238,176 websites
Piwik VS others• Ranked #12 worldwide• #2 in Germany and Switzerland!• #1 self hosted worldwide• 1.5% marketshare worldwide• Only Free Software with more than 0.1% marketshare!
Piwik development• 10 Piwik team members• Many patches contributed by other devs• trac: 2522 tickets, 270 opened• svn: 5200+ commits
Limitations?• Low presence in biggest 10,000 websites: 0.31%, ranked #40• How do we improve growth rate in general (actions in product, website, marketing, etc.)?
One of the new features of the past year: Ecommerce Analytics
Tracking Ecommerce1. Product page views & Category page views2. Add to Cart & Items added to the cart3. Ecommerce orders & Items purchased
New Features in Piwik in the last year (1/3)• Custom Variables tracking and reporting• Custom date range reports• Privacy features: opt out iframe, automatic log deletion,• piwik.js: first party cookies enabled by default• piwik.js: asynchronous tracking• Documented REST Tracking API and php client• Full Segmentation support in API!• Significant performance optimizations
Changes in Piwik in last 12 months (3/3)• We fixed many small bugs, a few security bugs (responsibly disclosed), also several devs regularly contributed UI improvements…• Many new configuration settings (for advanced users and specific use cases). These settings are not exposed in the UI, but documented in the FAQ http://piwik.org/faq/• Piwik FAQ now contains 140 questions, always kept up-to-date!
Next steps for Piwik• Work towards Piwik 2.0http://piwik.org/roadmap/• Maintain existing successful processes: – “no bug” policy – strong QA & security – quality support in forums – new Professional code Security audit?
Next steps for Piwik Piwik.org: an international audience
Next steps for Piwik• Build up Piwik.org website localization – We hope to add 3 more key languages for Piwik: • Russian • Chinese • Spanish (we will be posting call to translators on the blog soon) – Improve & finish existing translations – German, French, Italian, Greek
Next steps for Piwik• Website Piwik.org redesign for more professional look, end of 2011
Next steps for PiwikThe “new AWStats” project• webhosts to replace AWStats by Piwik• python script to parse webserver access logs and call Piwik tracking API• project led by French web agency excellency.fr, Piwik used as log analyzer already live on 20,000 websites
Next steps for PiwikAnd of course, we hope to implement many super useful new features:• Better UI to see the graph for specific keywords, pages…• Create open source SVG map for countries/cities• In-site analytics (page overlay showing metrics such as click rates)• Reports sent to a phone number by text/sms• Page load time tracking and analytics• Custom Alerts (definition of alerts and receive by email / sms)• And many more ideas.. You can participate too! See the roadmap for Piwik 2.0: http://piwik.org/roadmap/