The download report shows links that visitors click to download files on your website. Download data helps you learn which files people pick from your site — be it a white paper, a case study, or a guide in pdf.
Piwik PRO tracks over seventy popular file formats. You’ll find a full list of them at the end of this article.
To view the report, follow these steps:
- Go to Menu > Analytics.
- Navigate to Reports.
- On the left, click Downloads.
- View the report.
- If you want to see two dimensions in a single view, click + and choose a dimension.
Metrics in the report
In the download report, you’ll find the following metrics:
- Unique downloads: The number of unique clicks on links to downloadable files. When a visitor clicks the same link many times during a session, it will be counted only once.
- Downloads: The number of clicks on links to downloadable files.
You can apply segments to this report, export this report to a CSV, XML, JSON, or JSON (KV) file format, or customize the report.
Tracked file formats
Here’s a list of tracked file formats:
7z, aac, apk, arc, arj, asf, asx, avi, azw3, bin, bz, bz2, csv, deb, dmg, doc, docx, epub, exe, flv, gif, gz, gzip, hqx, ibooks, jar, jpg, jpeg, js, mp2, mp3, mp4, mpg, mpeg, mobi, mov, movie, msi, msp, odb, odf, odg, ods, odt, ogg, ogv, pdf, phps, png, ppt, pptx, qt, qtm, ra, ram, rar, rpm, sea, sit, tar, tbz, tbz2, tgz, torrent, txt, wav, wma, wmv, wpd, xls, xlsx, xml, z, zip.
For developers: You can set up downloads manually by modifying the tracking code: