Statistics using Matomo

If you use Matomo on your website, you can use it to generate a report for search queries:

  1. Activate site search

    In Matomo go to Administration > Measurables > Manage and select the according website. Select the option Site Search tracking enabled of the Site Search field:

    Site search related fields in Matomo administration

    You can disable the option Use default Site Search parameters (as these are not used) and enter the value tx_kesearch_pi1[sword] into the field Query parameter.

  2. Display site search metrics

    Go to Behaviour > Site Search.

    Site search metrics in Matomo


It is also possible to add more information to Matomo like keywords with no results or the query time. Take a look into the blog post Display search metrics from TYPO3 extension ke_search in Matomo how to achieve that.