What does Piwik PRO track as actions?

Here’s a list of actions tracked by Piwik PRO:

Basic actions

Action name Tracked by default Description
Broken event An event that wasn’t tracked correctly due to some error. Broken events are reported only in the tracker debugger and contain a message that can help you fix the issue.
Custom event

A visitor performs a custom event.

By default, Piwik PRO tracks as custom events: page scrolls and JavaScript errors. (Page scrolls can be turned off in Administration > Sites & apps > Data collection > Page scrolling > Measure scroll depth. JavaScript errors can be turned off in Tag Manager > Piwik PRO tag (tracking code) > UX issues > Detect JavaScript errors.)

Other custom events can be set up additionally.

Content impression

A visitor sees a custom popup or content.

It can be turned on in Tag Manager > Piwik PRO tag (tracking code) > Data collection > Interactions with popups and content.)

Content interaction

A visitor interacts with a custom popup or content.

It can be turned on in Tag Manager > Piwik PRO tag (tracking code) > Data collection > Interactions with popups and content.)

Custom ping Any ping that is sent by the user. For example, a custom ping to inject the time after a visitor clicked on something.
Download A visitor downloads a file.
Goal conversion

A visitor completes a goal.

Goals can be turned on in Analytics > Goals > Add a goal.

Heartbeat ping

A ping requests responsible for counting the time spent on a page.

You can turn off heartbeat pings in Menu > Tag Manager > Tags > Piwik PRO > Data collection > Count session time precisely (off). Read more

Internal search A visitor uses your internal search engine.
Outlink A visitor clicks the link to an external website.
Page performance metric A ping request responsible for calculating page performance metrics used in the page timing report.
Page view A visitor visits a page.
Action name Tracked by default Description
Consent form impression A visitor sees a consent form on your site.
Consent form click A visitor clicks on a button on a consent form on your site.
Consent decision A visitor makes a decision using a consent form on your site.

Ecommerce actions

Action name Tracked by default Description
Ecommerce order A visitor buys your product.
Abandoned cart A visitor abandons the cart.

SharePoint actions

Action name Tracked by default Description
SharePoint Additional events tracked when you’re using SharePoint integration.

Tip: For more on actions, see this article: Where can I see how many actions I’ve tracked this month?

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