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How to install Piwik on cPanel Linux hosting Server?

How to install Piwik on cPanel Linux Hosting Server?

What is website analytics? and Why we used analytics tool for our website? This is the not weird question. So we talk a little about website analytics.
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Web analytics is used to collect, measure and report the web data for understanding the site usage. You can analytics what visitors visiting, what they reading and what they want in your website.

Web analytics results can help you to improve your skills for your website. So you can easily understand what your visitors needs. Web analytics provides information about the number of visitors and the number of page views.

Web analytics tool is collection your data and processing data into information. This is the common process of web analytics. Nowadays a lot of free limited web application provides web analytics for a website and gives appropriate results.

Piwik is the one of the Web analytics application with full of free licence. So the user can easily use Piwik and analyze their website visitors information without paid a single dollar.

Of course, Piwik is leading open-source web analytics that gives powerful results. You can manage your website analytics with your own ownership. This is self-hosted

PHP application. You can easily install and customize the Piwik what you need.

Features:
1. Real time visitors information updates.
2. Customize dashboard.
3. Analytics for E-Commerce.
4. Goal conversation tracking.
5. Event tracking.
6. Content tracking.
7. Site search analytics.
8. Geolocation of visitors.
9. Page transitions and overlay.
10. Website speed and Webpage speed reports.
11. Track users interactions.
12. Track search engine traffics.
13. Add Annotations in your graphs.
14. No Data storage limits. Keep all your data.

Today Helphin guide you how to install on Piwik on your cPanel hosting server for your WordPress website.

Step 1:
Go to Piwik.org and Click Download Piwik X.XX.X button to download your package.
(X.XX.X is current version)
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Step 2:
Now find your download directory. Extract the Piwik zip package.
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Step 3:
Open Filezilla and log in your hosting account. Now upload your Piwik files into public_html directory on hosting server. Here I going install Piwik on public_html/demo/piwik directory for demonstration.
How to install Piwik on godaddy cpanel linux hosting server for wordpress site?

Step 4:
Log in your GoDaddy Hosting accounts. Find Web Hosting tab and Click Manage button.
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Step 5:
Click Manage button.
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Step 6:
In cPanel Dashboard, find Databases section and click MySQL Databases link.
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Step 7:
First we create Piwik database name. So choose your database name and press Create Database button.
( Note: We choose database name as piwikanaly is used for demonstration purpose. You can choose your own name.)
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Step 8:
Point 1:
Create Database username and password. Here our Piwik database username is “piwikadmin”. Now click Create User button.

Point 2:
Now we add a user to Piwik database because of Administrative privileges. Here select a user and database into a dropdown list. Now click Add button.
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Step 9:
Here check ALL PRIVILEGES option and click Make Changes button.
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Step 10:
Now go to your browser and navigate or <yourdomain.com/childdirectory>.
Here we installed Piwik on demo/piwik directory. So we navigate domainname.com/demo/piwik.

Now you can see the Welcome page. Click Next button to start installing Piwik on your domain.
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Step 11:
This page is going to check your server compatibility. If the server is have required compatibility then you can click Next button.
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Step 12:
This is Database setup page. First Enter your Database log in username, password and Database name. Now click Next button.
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Step 13:
Now click Next button to Create database tables.
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Step 14:
Now set administrative username and password for Piwik application. So enter your log in username, password and email id and click Next button.
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Step 15: 

This is the setup for website which is to be analytics. Choose your website name, Enter your website URL and choose your time zone. If you are using piwik for non commercial website then you can choose Not an Ecommerce site and press Next button.
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Step 16:
In this step you can see your javascript tracking code. Make sure this Piwik code is on your website before the tag. So copy this code for your website.
If you are using WordPress site you can insert this code in header.php file.
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Step 17:
Now log in your wordpress admin account and Go to Appearance and choose Editor.
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Step18:
In Editor, Navigate Header.php file and findtag. Insert your copied piwik code inside of <body>..</body> tag and press Update File button to save your editing.
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Step 19:
Now press Next button to continue your Piwik installation.
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Step 20:
Finally, you installed your own analytics application for your WordPress website.
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Step 21:
After Piwik installation, you can log in your Piwik account. First open your browser and navigate www.yourdomain.com/subdirectory and hit enter.
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Step 22:
You can see your Piwik dashboard. Here there is no analytics data. If you want to see your Piwik dashboard, then go to your website in any browser.
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Step 23:
You will see the Piwik dashboard like below images.
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Finally, you can installed your own analytics tool for your WordPress website. Piwik is alternate tool for Google analytics.

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