74 Book Statistics Inside Pressbooks

Last update: Feb 27/20


For those with Administrator access to a book in Pressbooks, detailed statistics are available. To view, begin by┬áselecting “WP-Piwik” from the Dashboard menu.


This action will reveal the Piwik Statistics page, which contains information about the webbook, such as the number of visitors that have looked it. See the Matomo Glossary for definitions of the metric terms used by this tool.


IMPORTANT: WP-Piwik was renamed WP-Matomo on January 9, 2018. The announcement blog explained that the name was changed “to ensure that Matomo does not/will not share its name with any other businesses unlike Piwik.[1] We also want to protect the Matomo brand and for it to remain the open source community project name forever.” The label for this plugin in Pressbooks has not yet been changed.

  1. Piwik PRO ( is an example of a business that uses the label "piwik."


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