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(Sawascwoolf) #1


I would like to know which of my authors brings me the most visitors.

Is there currently any chance of getting this info out of piwik?

Because my search wasn´t succesfull I posted this in the area feature suggestions.

(Matthieu Aubry) #2

Yes, track the author as a Custom Variable of scope page, then you can see how many pageviews each author generated.

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(Sawascwoolf) #3

Hi matt,
thank you for this hint, I`m going to try my Luck now.

As an additional value I would like to track the author on which the visitor joint the site.

Currently I´m using


to track visitors seperated by authors.
I would like to track also the author which brought a visitor to my site:


As I´ve understood this I will have to check if the CustomVariable 2 is set already for preventing this entry to be overwritten.

Could someone please give me that code snippet to prevent overwriting of the already set customvariable 2.

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(Matthieu Aubry) #4

Since your custom variables are in different scope (page and visit) then you can use the same index (1) to both as they will not overwrite each other.