Software update: Matomo 4.2.1

Version 4.2.1 of Matomo has been released. Matomo is an open source alternative to Google Analytics. It uses php and a MySQL database to do its job. The functionality can be easily extended with plugins, of which more than twenty are included. Of course you can also turn it off if certain functionality is not needed. For more information about Matomo, please refer to this page. The release notes for this release are as follows:

What’s new?

All cookies created by the Matomo User Interface are now httpOnly for added security (so far the matomo_lang cookie was not). This new release also addresses minor archiving related issues and prevents a possible error message during upgrade to 4.2.0. Also many new devices brands, browsers and podcast apps are now detected by Device Detector.

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.

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Version number 4.2.1
Release status Final
Operating systems script language
Website Matomo
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License type GPL