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Web Log Analytics

January 29, 2018

What is Web Log Analytics?

There are situations where using standard JavaScript tracking methods is not possible. This can be either because of simple technical infeasibility or because of heightened data security requirements.

Piwik PRO can analyze user traffic based on information captured by your web server and stored in a separate file, called a log. This log contains some of the data which is normally collected using the JavaScript method. This, in a nutshell, is Web Log Analytics.

In order to process site traffic data using Web Log Analytics, Piwik PRO imports server logs directly into your Piwik instance. This way, you can use all of the Piwik analytics reporting features to review and analyze visitor behavior without using JavaScript tracking techniques.