GoSquared vs Piwik

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GoSquared vs Piwik: What are the differences?

Developers describe GoSquared as "Real-time analytics for your website, from GoSquared". The GoSquared dashboard provides you with an overview of all the most important metrics behind your site’s traffic. From source information to visitor count, and from a dynamic timeline to engagement metrics, the dashboard is simple-to-read and accessed in one. On the other hand, Piwik is detailed as "The ultimate open source alternative to Google Analytics". Piwik is a full featured PHP MySQL software program that you download and install on your own webserver. Piwik aims to be a Free software alternative to Google Analytics, and is already used on more than 1,000,000 websites. Privacy is built-in!.

GoSquared can be classified as a tool in the "Realtime Analytics" category, while Piwik is grouped under "General Analytics".

Some of the features offered by GoSquared are:

  • Instant feedback
  • Individual visitor tracking
  • Social analytics

On the other hand, Piwik provides the following key features:

  • Real time data updates
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • All Websites Dashboard

"Real-time Analytics Dashboard" is the primary reason why developers consider GoSquared over the competitors, whereas "It's good to have an alternative to google analytics" was stated as the key factor in picking Piwik.

Piwik is an open source tool with 11.7K GitHub stars and 1.81K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Piwik's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Piwik has a broader approval, being mentioned in 816 company stacks & 103 developers stacks; compared to GoSquared, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of GoSquared
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    Real-time Analytics Dashboard
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    Customer analytics
  • 2
    Understanding users
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    E-Commerce Analytics
  • 35
    It's good to have an alternative to google analytics
  • 27
    Self-hosted
  • 10
    Easy setup
  • 2
    Not blocked by Brave
  • 0
    Great customs

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Cons of GoSquared
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      Hard to export data

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    What is GoSquared?

    The GoSquared dashboard provides you with an overview of all the most important metrics behind your site’s traffic. From source information to visitor count, and from a dynamic timeline to engagement metrics, the dashboard is simple-to-read and accessed in one.

    What is Piwik?

    Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a full-featured PHP MySQL software program that you download and install on your own webserver. At the end of the five-minute installation process, you will be given a JavaScript code.

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    What are some alternatives to GoSquared and Piwik?
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    Intercom
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    Quantcast
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