Opened 6 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#396 closed Bug (fixed)

Make sure Piwik complies with WAA definitions

Reported by: matt Owned by:
Priority: critical Milestone: Piwik 0.9.9 - Stable release
Component: Core Keywords:
Cc: Sensitive: no


There are definitions for unique visitors, bounce rate, etc. that Piwik needs to comply to. See the full documentation on

We need to make sure that Piwik definitions comply to these.
We already know that unique visitors over a week/month/year are not correct (see #8)

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by matt (mattab)

  • Priority changed from major to critical

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by domtop

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by matt (mattab)

(In [2490]) Refs #396

  • updating exit_rate calculation to have nb of pages view as the denominator, rather than number of visits. Complies with WAA Page Exit Ratio (ie. Exit rate) proposal.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by matt (mattab)

(In [2491]) Refs #396
Referers is actually spelt Referrers. Didn't update all translation keys as it would invalidate all existing translations.

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by matt (mattab)

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Sensitive unset
  • Status changed from new to closed

I read the specs and checked that all Piwik metrics comply with the definitions.

I slightly updated the FAQs at

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