How exactly does piwik track visit_time?


#1

Hi all,

I was wondering how Piwik does exactly track the users visit time?

Unfortunately I could not find any information about in in the documentation, but I’m keen to learn how Piwik actually calculates the visit time (in order to deeper understand the tracking process).

Cheers,
toasty


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(Jesse ) #4

I was wondering the same. Google Analytics counts visit as 0-10s if the user never continues beyond the landing page. How it is calculated in Piwik?

Br

Jesboux


(Matthieu Aubry) #5

By default Piwik counts “0-10 seconds” as well. However it’s possible to improve the accuracy, see our documentation JavaScript Tracking Client: Integrate - Matomo Analytics (formerly Piwik Analytics) - Developer Docs - v3