How do I install Piwik?

Piwik can be installed through your hosting control panel by following the instructions below.

Piwik is a downloadable, open source (GPL licensed) real time web analytics software program. It provides you with detailed reports on your website visitors including information such as the search engines and keywords they use.

Step 1 of 4

Scroll down to the Web Stats and Logs section and click the Piwik button.

Step 2 of 4

You will have to install Piwik to your Hosting package. You can specify the installation directory, but you must ensure that the directory you are installing to is empty. Enter your chosen directory into the text box at the end of the domain path.

Step 3 of 4

To complete the install, click the Install Now button. It may take a few minutes to install to your hosting account.

Step 4 of 4

To use the app, you will have to visit the page you installed the app to. For example, here, we have installed it to the directory:, so, to access Piwik we would go to

Then follow the onscreen steps to complete the setup of Piwik.