We are proud to announce Matomo 4.8.0: a new release of Matomo Analytics.

What’s new?

This is another maintenance release improving the reliability and stability of Matomo as well as progressing the migration to VueJS and support for PHP8.1. As part of our continued commitment to privacy we have added a feature to completely avoid fingerprinting by disabling browser feature detection in Matomo tracker. You can read more about this in our FAQ.

In light of recent decisions in Austria and France and in line with our ongoing commitment to privacy we continue to prioritise features that help websites to keep data collection ethical and compliant, so you can rely on Matomo now and into the future.

Please note that as of Matomo 4.8.0 we are now signing the release package with a new GPG signature. You can still verify previous release packages with the existing GPG key, but please check the instructions for using verifying this and future releases on our blog.

We are grateful for all community members who reported feedback and suggestions, our awesome team of translators for their work, and our Premium features customers and Matomo Cloud hosting customers for their amazing support.

60 tickets have been closed by more than 13 contributors!

After You Update

  • Please help us spread the word! Maybe you can write about the project on your blog, website, twitter, talk at conferences or let your friends and colleagues know what is Matomo. Already 1,000,000+ websites are keeping full control of their web analytics with Matomo!
  • Use the forums if you have any question or feedback (free support),
    or purchase a Support Plan to get professional support and guidance.
  • To improve Matomo in your language consider contributing to translations.
  • You can also support our efforts by purchasing valuable Premium Features for Matomo or try our Matomo Cloud solution.

Security release

This release does not contain any significant security fixes.

Our security bug bounty program welcomes & rewards researchers who discover and responsibly report to us any security issues found in Matomo or any of the plugins created by Matomo/InnoCraft.

Database upgrade

This release does not contain any major database upgrade.

Platform Changes

Matomo is an open analytics platform. In an effort to help Matomo developers learn about improvements and changes in the core APIs, we document the changes since the last release.

In this 4.8.0 release there is a new config INI setting to disable the default location provider and a new PHP event to filter segment definitions. Read more in Platform Changelog for Developers to see more details on all changes to the platform and APIs.

Note: the Marketplace showcases more than 90 plugins already compatible with Matomo and this is just the beginning. Matomo is your universal data analytics platform!

New and updated SDKs (Tracking API Clients)

The Matomo team offers official SDKs (Tracking API Clients) for measuring your mobile apps and any other kind of apps.

New and updated guides and FAQs

Need help upgrading Matomo?

Read the Updating Matomo user guide or for more help we offer paid support plans.

List of 60 tickets closed in Matomo 4.8.0

We are together creating the best open analytics platform in the world. You can help make Matomo even more awesome by getting involved in Matomo!