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Ubuntu: Enable Piwik for LimeSurvey #LimeSurvey

Introduction

Piwik is an Open Source webanalytics software. In this tutorial you'll learn how to integrate the Piwiks plugin for LimeSurvey.

Requirements

Installation

Navigate to the LimeSurvey plugin directory.

cd /var/www/<limesurvey>/plugin

Clone the Piwik LimeSurvey plugin.

sudo git clone https://github.com/SteveCohen/Piwik-for-Limesurvey.git PiwikPlugin

Copy the scripts from the sub folder in to the main plugin folder.

cd PiwikPlugin/
sudo mv ./PiwikPlugin/* ./
sudo rm -R PiwikPlugin

Add access rights for the webserver user.

sudo chown www-data:www-data -R ./*

Open your Piwik website //<piwik host>/index.php?module=SitesManager and optionally add a new site.

Copy the ID of the site where you want to store your LimeSurvey tracking data.

Open the LimeSurvey plugin manager //<limesurvey host>/index.php?r=plugins and click the settings icon of the Piwik for Limesurvey plugin.

Update the URL to Piwik's directory field with the url of your piwik installation //<piwik host>.

Add the ID of the Piwik site to the Piwik SiteId field.

Save the settings and enable the plugin.

Whenever a user access one of your suveys their actions are tracked with Piwik.

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