Piwik Changelog

New in version 2.0.3

January 14th, 2014
  • #4183 Plugins: support “require” particular Piwik version and/or a minimum PHP version
  • #4491 Prevent Random error “This report has been reprocessed since your last click. “
  • #4180 Tracking API reference missing parameters for Ecommerce analytics
  • #4484 Add geolocation check to system check report
  • #4471 Users report for All websites in scheduled report
  • #4493 Remove DoNotTrack and Anonymize plugins and move them to PrivacyManager
  • #4431 Can’t open Plugins/Themes because my server and client are off the internet
  • #4504 Exclude from traffic Baidu bot and Yandex bot
  • #3695 Allow to define the time to look back to define a returning visitor
  • #4319 Visitor Log: returning visitors: show number of visits
  • #4358 Add setting to disable LOAD DATA INFILE, for easy Mysql replication in AWS
  • #4490 Can’t get goals by custom variable values
  • #3874 Replace jsmin
  • #3944 Broken sorting in Goals.getItems
  • #4263 geoip DB automatic update doesn’t respect update period
  • #4402 Error in visitor Map for region Vaud, Switzerland
  • #4407 Brazil SVG Map region fix
  • #4408 Morpheus theme shouldn’t force aspect ratio on custom branding logo
  • #4414 Browser Detection Internet Explorer 11.0 (IE11)
  • #4423 setting sites are very wide
  • #4425 file .git/HEAD doesn’t exist
  • #4427 Log.php: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated
  • #4429 Bounce rate column sorts is not working
  • #4435 Real time visitor count does not refresh automatically
  • #4438 In Theme.php, file_exists() triggers open_basedir restrictions in Windows PHP if contaning querystring
  • #3330 ”Ranking Query” for better archiving memory consumption
  • #4441 visits from Google adwords bot should be excluded
  • #4442 LOAD DATA INFILE in chroot environment
  • #4443 Theming: some images not overriden by theme images
  • #4448 Repeated visits reported in Visitor profile
  • #4450 String data, right truncated: 1406 Data too long for column ‘location_browser_lang’ at row 1
  • #4453 PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function rewriteAssetsPathToTheme()
  • #4479 Wrong label for returning visitor in Visitors in Real-time.
  • #4482 Ignore Do Not Track setting for IE 11 browsers
  • #4483 Presence of “http://” in the parameters of the archive cron script may cause incompatibility with cPanel
  • #4505 Goals> Ecommerce log listing, not listing all ecommerce orders and abandoned carts
  • #4404 Error when downloading pdf-report
  • #4420 Module ImageGraph.get API ‘graphType=3dPie’ error.
  • #4417 Weird spacing in “Visits in Real-time” plugin
  • #4419 Big extra spacing in annotations

New in version 2.0.2 (December 21st, 2013)

  • Fixed:
  • Timezone bug: Report data missing in some hours of the day based on timezone setting
  • purgeOutdatedArchives may purge too frequently
  • revert: do not call libxml_disable_entity_loader() as it breaks other softwares on same server (not thread safe)

New in version 2.0.1 (December 20th, 2013)

  • Make Activate/Deactivate plugins and themes super fast!
  • Class ‘Piwik\Log’ not found in …. [php 5.3.2]
  • IE8 clicking on sub tables results in JS error
  • Retina Support on jqPlot
  • trusted_hosts error message not displayed
  • Date picker hidden behind box
  • Editing a Scheduled report in Morpheus
  • Let plugins developers run their plugins tests continuously in Travis CI
  • Enable new Morpheus theme by default for new users… feel the love
  • jsmin – preserve licence and copyright

New in version 2.0 (December 18th, 2013)

  • Our vision is to liberate web analytics by building an open platform which will create innovation in the analytics world.
  • New beautiful theme for Piwik: Morpheus is a flat design theme designed to let you focus on your analytics.
  • Launch of the Piwik Marketplace for Plugins and Themes!
  • Browse and install plugins and themes from within your Piwik, in one click. Maybe you would like to try the new TreemapVisualization plugin?
  • We hope there will be many ‘third party plugins’ available on the Marketplace in 2014 – let us know your ideas or feedback about this.
  • New: Visitor Profile helps you to understand your visitors’ individual behavior by summarizing and listing your visitors’ visits.

New in version 2.0 RC2 (December 17th, 2013)

  • HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Our vision is to liberate web analytics by building an open platform which will create innovation in the analytics world.
  • New beautiful theme for Piwik: Morpheus is a flat design theme designed to let you focus on your analytics.
  • Launch of the Piwik Marketplace for Plugins and Themes!
  • Browse and install plugins and themes from within your Piwik, in one click. Maybe you would like to try the new TreemapVisualization plugin?
  • We hope there will be many ‘third party plugins’ available on the Marketplace in 2014 – let us know your ideas or feedback about this.

New in version 1.12 (June 1st, 2013)

  • Beta Release Channel – use beta release channel to live on the edge
  • Segment Editor – create, save, edit, apply custom segment of visitors. A very powerful feature indeed!
  • Page Speed Reports – learn how fast your website loads (and each individual page)
  • Device Detection Reports – detect brand, model, device type, using this new beta plugin for advanced Devices Detection
  • New SEO Metrics by MajesticSEO.com: external backlinks, referrer domains
  • Various API Changes and Improvements (click to view)
  • Various improvements to Segmentation
  • New segment ‘siteSearchKeyword’ (to match visitors who made a particular Site Search request)
  • “Is Null” and “Is Not Null” type queries are now supported, by leaving value empty. Click here for documentation.
  • The operators Not Equal != and Does Not Contain !@ now also match the rows with NULL values, to ensure more accurate datasets
  • many small improvements and features

New in version 1.11 (March 8th, 2013)

  • Visitors World Map. View the visitors statistics by Country, Region, City on this new beautiful world map which zooms into continents and countries!
  • Real time World Map. Check out the new widget “Real time map” or go to Visitors>Real Time Map to see your latest visitors on the map, and hover on them to see a tooltip with all visitor info.
  • Flash-free software – no browser plugin required. With the new SVG VIsitor Maps, we have removed the last SWF file from Piwik. Piwik now is entirely built on open technologies and standards!
  • New Tracking Code Generator. In Settings> Tracking Code, check out the new screen which hopefully is easier to use. Also we now advertise the Asynchronous code only. Of course the old Synchronous JS code will still work the same, but we now recommend in docs to use the async code.
  • New reports: the “All Referrers” shows a global view of your referrers. The new “User Language” reports on the user language as set in their browser, and complements the “User county” report.
  • Receive SMS report at a particular hour. We’ve set our daily SMS report in Piwik, to send at 7AM, which works great as an alarm clock for a “Stats Start of the day”!
  • New website setting: whether to track URL Fragment or not (everything after # in the URL)
  • Added call to Donations! Let’s be honest: Piwik is not backed by a rich company, we are a true open source project, and we really need the support of our community to keep up this pace of new releases and quality. Thank you for your donations.
  • More features and bug fixes! see the release blog post for more screenshots
  • We also fixed some bugs that many of you have been waiting for
  • Custom Dashboards will now correctly restore their preferences on further reload of the dashboards
  • Users using OVH web host (very popular in Europe) will be happy to know we have fixed bug #2997- Piwik will now just work on OVH without manual configuration!
  • Security: We would like to thank the Security Researcher Leone Pontorieri who responsibly disclosed a XSS vulnerability (which we’ve fixed) as part of our Security Bug Bounty Program.

New in version 1.10.1 (January 18th, 2013)

  • New Page Overlay Report: (this is still in beta… but already awesome!)
  • Create text annotations! Annotate a particular date on the graph and add a text note. Visualize all notes for the current date range. Star notes. ENJOY!
  • New Social Networks reports! Check out the new Social Websites report in Referers> Websites.
  • New System Check page in the Settings, available to the Super User, useful to check your server configuration is compatible with Piwik
  • Added call to Donations! Let’s be honest: Piwik is not backed by a rich company, we are a true open source project, and we badly need your support to keep up this pace of new releases and quality. We hope you will like the new widget call to donation and that you will use it! :)
  • Exclude visitors based on User Agent (it was already possible to exclude by IP address)
  • More! see the release blog post for more screenshots
  • We also fixed some bugs that many of you have been waiting for
  • Custom Dashboards will now correctly restore their preferences on further reload of the dashboards
  • Users using OVH web host (very popular in Europe) will be happy to know we have fixed bug #2997- Piwik will now just work on OVH without manual configuration!
  • Security: We would like to thank the Security Researchers Mateusz Goik, Pawel Haldrzynski and Artur Czyz, for their responsible disclosure. They have all reported XSS vulnerabilities (which we’ve fixed) as part of our Security Bug Bounty Program. Thank you to them for making Piwik more secure! Please update now.

New in version 1.10 (January 16th, 2013)

  • The ability to see web analytics data overlaid on the website you’re tracking and not just in the Piwik dashboard (via the new Overlay plugin).
  • The ability to take and save notes for different days, so you will better understand why your data looks the way it does (via the new Annotations plugin).
  • The ability to automatically update your GeoIP databases with the new GeoIP Auto-Updater.
  • In addition to these big new features, there are four smaller new features, three usability improvements and 31 bug fixes.