Only about six weeks after the last major release of the Piwik developer version 1.3 of the free website tracking system have published. The main change is an indication of freely definable evaluation periods - up to now were just statistics to be specifiedperiods available. In addition, the live widget for (nearly) optimized real-time monitoring of site visitors, so now also busy sites can be observed in real time.
Other changes from the previous version are an improved user-tracking, it can be for example a Forum ID outside of the forum in the form of Visitor ID and so carry noticehas visited which pages a particular user. Prerequisite for this is a consent, since inthis case would be undermined by German law required anonymity. Goals alsotracking can now be triggered repeatedly by the same user, and the title of a page canbe defined also as a Goal.
Piwik 1.3 is a zip archive for download and installation will be extracted in only oneaccessible from the outside of the Web server. If you have already installed an olderversion of Piwik, and provide web tracking tool write access to its installation directorycan also use the one-click update in the web frontend. However, the changes to theMySQL database from Piwik are very large, so the developers recommend for busysites, perform the necessary conversion of the update script on the command line