Installation

1. Standalone userTrack version

There are two ways to install the standalone version of userTrack.

A. Dedicated server: Install userTrack on a new server

This is the recommended way. You configure a new, separate server on which you install userTrack. userTrack provides a cloud-init configuration script, which allows for one-click installs.

B. Existing PHP/MySQL server: Install userTrack on your existing server

userTrack was designed to run on any server and even on cheap shared hosting, as long as it meets the requirements. Install userTrack in 4 simple steps:

2. WordPress userTrack version

You can find a more detailed WordPress installation guide here.

Summary:

  1. Install wp-usertrack.zip as a WordPress plugin and activate it.

  2. Access the userTrack plugin from the wp-admin sidebar.

  3. Choose a password.

  4. Login: user: admin pass: The chosen password

  5. Add the current domain name to be tracked (eg. yoursite.com).

  6. If your WordPress site is in a sub-folder: go to Settings -> Tracking and click "RESET" next to the Server path setting so that the server API path is automatically detected.

  7. IMPORTANT: Change the default password for the admin user by clicking on the lock icon in the users list.

  8. Make sure to check the Pages to track menu to set on which pages to automatically insert the ust.min.js file. It's recommended that you track all non-sensitve pages for more accurate data.

  9. You can also include the ust.min.js script manually and even on different domains (as explained after adding a new domain name).

Note: After installing userTrack data should be immediately tracked, if you visit the site yourself and you don't see any data it means something went wrong during installation. If you can't figure out what's wrong feel free to ask for help by sending an e-mail at support [at] usertrack.net.