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Tracking Downloads with Piwik (5 posts)

  1. mapdi
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Piwik does not track my Downloads, but why?

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/download-monitor/

  2. owcv
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    I have the same issue.

    When I take a look into my visitor log, the sites I click were tracked, but if I click on one of the DLM downloads - they don't show up.

    Before the upgrade from legacy version 3.3.6.2 to the new 1.3.0 the downloads of the download monitor where tracked in piwik. So I assume there must have been a change in the new version.

    Can you pls change DLM again, so that my downloads where tracked with Piwik? :-)

  3. epistates
    Member
    Posted 2 months ago #

    same problem here :-( can't track my downloads neither with piwik nor with google analytics anymore. that's very odd, because it worked fine with the legacy version... can u mike jolley, as the developer of wordpress download monitor, make it work again? :-)

  4. mapdi
    Member
    Posted 2 months ago #

    hey mike, can u pls point me at least to the right direction?

  5. owcv
    Member
    Posted 2 weeks ago #

    To anyone experiencing the same issue, here is a solution:

    Force a Click on a Link to be Recorded as a Download in Piwik

    If you want Piwik to consider a given link as a download, you can add the 'piwik_download' css class to the link:

    <a href='last.php' class='piwik_download'>Link I want to track as a download</a>

    Note: you can customize and rename the CSS class used to force a click to be recorded as a download:

    [...]
    
    // now all clicks on links with the css class "download" will be counted as downloads
    
    // you can also pass an array of strings _paq.push(['setDownloadClasses', "download"]);
    
    _paq.push(['trackPageView']);
    
    [...]

    See also http://forum.piwik.org/read.php?2,111652

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