New to Piwik, need help on definition of terms


I just started using wiki, but I can’t really find a good explanation of the widgets. More specifically about the terms used in the widgets. For example the Site Search Keywords widget, this uses terms like Search Results Pages and % Search Exits. But what do these terms mean? Is there a detailed description of the widgets somewhere?


Click on Actions > Site Search.
Then hover on the column names.
A small description of the columns will be displayed.

Hope it helps!

Hi Matt,




I also am new to Piwik and looking for a list with the definitions of all key figures tracked. Is there something like that I can use? An overview of descriptions/explanations of the data gathered maybe, e.g. how is a visit/unique visitor/pages per visit/visits by visits number/etc. defined?

Thanks in advance!


Hi there,

Check out: Reporting API Reference: API Reference - Matomo Analytics (formerly Piwik Analytics) - Developer Docs - v3