MainWP Matomo (formerly Piwik) Extension Configuration

Matomo (formerly Piwik) Extension configuration requires two important steps:

  1. Establishing Connection with your Matomo (formerly Piwik) Site
  2. Assigning sites from your Matomo Site to Child Sites in your MainWP Dashboard

1. Establishing Connection with your Matomo (formerly Piwik) Site

  1. Login in to your MainWP Dashboard
  2. Go to the MainWP > Extensions > Matomo > Settings page
  3. Locate the Connect Matomo (formerly Piwik) Dashboard sectionMainWP Matomo (formerly Piwik) Extension Configuration 1
    1. Enter your Piwik Site (Dashboard) URL
    2. Enter your API Authentication Token (The API Authentication Token looks like this: c26364b7sfbb743f1xadea17f73c4132 (this is a sample number DO NOT use it in your installation). You can find your auth token in your Piwik Dashboard on the Personal > Settings > API Authentication Token page)
    3. Set the Connection Timeout Limit (We suggest 5-10 seconds)
    4. Set the Time Interval (Controls the visual time span of the Widget graph. You can view your sites for the past week or month)
    5. Set the Refresh Rate (Set how often you want to grab data from your MainWP Dashboard to update your reports)
    6. Click the Save Settings button

2. Assigning sites from your Piwik Site to Child Sites in your MainWP Dashboard

  1. Go to the MainWP > Sites > Manage Sites page
  2. Locate your first child site and click the Edit actionMainWP Matomo (formerly Piwik) Extension Configuration 2
  3. Locate the General Options box
  4. Locate the Site from your Piwik account option and select the corresponding websiteMainWP Matomo (formerly Piwik) Extension Configuration 3
  5. Click the Update Site button
  6. Repeat the process for all your child sites