Important Notice for RC6 Users: Auto-Update Issue

Dear Matomo Community,

We’d like to inform our 5.0.0-rc6 users about a known issue with the auto-update function when moving to rc7. If you are currently using rc6 and plan to update to rc7, please follow the workaround below to ensure a smooth transition.

Manually go to the URL:


Where {yourhost} is the host of the Matomo instance, for example if your Matomo instance is hosted on then you should visit:

Once there simply click the green Update automatically button.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Your patience and support are greatly appreciated.

You can read more here with the Github Issue we created

Best regards,
Matthew Caddoo


A majority of rc6 users have now successfully upgraded to rc7 or rc8.

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