How to track visits on my intranet?
May 22, 2018
If you want to make sure that all unique visitors are tracked correctly in your intranet, you have two choices:
Piwik PRO Tag Manager provides an automatic setup of UserID, you only need to create a variable that will be catching the userID value. The value can be anything you like but it’s important for it to be unique to avoid confusing visitors.
First of all, you need to verify if the email address is provided anywhere on your page for you to grab. When you find it, just right-click it and inspect it to reveal the code.
Our code has an id parameter so it can easily be grabbed by the Piwik PRO Tag Manager.
Now all you need to do is set up your tracking code so it will be passing the variable to Piwik PRO.
That’s it – you are now tracking UserID in the Piwik PRO!
Manually using UserID feature
All you need to add is the following line:
just before the
Of course, it will be up to you to pass the correct value in the ‘USER_ID_HERE’ place.
[Tracker]trust_visitors_cookies = 1
In order to set it up, please contact email@example.com
Now, even if all visitors have the same IP, OS, browser configuration, etc. they will be tracked as unique visitors based on the first party cookies.