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Release status: stable
Description Integration with Matomo for analytics. Adds a special page to view that stats on-wiki.
Author(s) John Lewis
Maintainer(s) John Lewis/other sysadmins of Miraheze
Latest version continuous updates
MediaWiki 1.33+
PHP 5.6+
Database changes No, Yes if $wgMatomoAnalyticsUseDB is enabled
License GNU General Public License 3.0
Check usage and version matrix.

The MatomoAnalytics extension inserts tracking code for the Matomo analytics platform. It also creates a Special Page (Special:Analytics) where you can view the stats on-wiki.

To report an issue or a bug related with this extension, please use Miraheze Phabricator.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called MatomoAnalytics in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'MatomoAnalytics' );
  • Configure as required.
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


parameter default comment required?
$wgMatomoAnalyticsServerURL false URL of your Matomo installation yes
$wgMatomoAnalyticsTokenAuth false The auth token for the API of your Matomo install yes
$wgMatomoAnalyticsSiteID 1 Matomo site ID no
$wgMatomoAnalyticsGlobalID false Shared Matomo site ID. For use on wikifarms. no
$wgMatomoAnalyticsUseDB false Whether to use a database or not. For use on wikifarms. no
$wgMatomoAnalyticsDatabase false Name of the main database to use. For use on wikifarms. no
$wgMatomoAnalyticsDisableCookie false Allow disabling cookies set by Matomo. no
$wgMatomoAnalyticsDisableJS false Allow disabling of JS tracking code globally no

See also