Matomo (software)

Matomo,[2] formerly Piwik (pronounced /ˈpwk/), is a free and open source web analytics application developed by a team of international developers, that runs on a PHP/MySQL webserver. It tracks online visits to one or more websites and displays reports on these visits for analysis. As of June 2018, Matomo was used by over 1,455,000 websites,[3] or 1.3% of all websites with known traffic analysis tools,[4] and has been translated into 54 languages.[5] New versions are released regularly.[6]

Matomo
Matomo Dashboard
Stable release
3.13.0 / 27 November 2019 (2019-11-27)[1]
Repository
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inPHP
TypeWeb analytics
LicenseGNU GPL v3
Websitematomo.org

History

Piwik was released in late 2007 as a replacement for phpMyVisites, with full API support, a cleaner UI, modern graphs, better architecture and better performance.

On 21 November 2008, SourceForge announced the availability of Piwik as a hosted application for developers.[7][8]

Piwik was selected SourceForge's Project of the Month for July 2009.[9]

In August 2009, Piwik was named among the best of open source enterprise in InfoWorld's 2009 Bossie Awards.[10]

In December 2012, Piwik started crowdfunding for requested new features.[11]

In September 2013, Matthieu Aubry and Maciej Zawadziński, the CEO of Clearcode, founded Piwik PRO. It provided support and features for the open source Piwik. Clearcode bought out Matthieu Aubry in June 2016 to become the sole owner of Piwik PRO.[12]

In January 2018, Piwik was officially renamed as Matomo.[13]

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