Data field mapping to Google analytics and Matomo/Piwik

With SoftMeter you can send usage information from your Windows, MacOS or IOS software to Google Analytics or Matomo/Piwik.

This table summarizes which Google Analytics and Matomo/Piwik (beta) fields get populated by the SoftMeter data fields.

Hit types
SoftMeter API function   Google Analytics hit Matomo hit Example values Comments
sendPageView() Page title
Page URI
  Print Settings
/Settings/Print
 
sendScreenView() Screen name   Main screen
Settings
Invoice reporting
 
sendEvent() Event Category
Event Action
Event Label
     
sendException() Exception      
Application information
SoftMeter variable   Google Analytics field Matomo field Example values Comments
Application edition / Application license AppID   Windows / Trial
MacOS / Paid
Combined field with these two (free text) parameters
Application name and version Browser   MyApp 1.0  
Application name App Name   MyApp  
Application version App Version   1.0  
Application name + license Campaign
(campaign name)
  MyApp FREE
MyApp PRO
 
Application license Campaign medium   PRO  
Application edition Campaign Code (campaign ID)      
Application name + version + edition Campaign source   MyApp 1.0 Win  
Information automatically detected by SoftMeter
SoftMeter variable   Google Analytics field Matomo field Example values Comments
Screen resolution Screen resolution    
User's operating system Operating system   MacOs
Windows
IOS
 
User's operating system version Operating system version   XP, Vista, 8, 8.1, 7, 10,
Intel 10.14, Intel 10.13, Intel 10.12
The "Intel 10..." versions belong to MacOS
User's preferred language from the computer settings Language EN
es-ES
 
User's device category Device Category   Desktop
Mobile
Tablet
 
Total RAM memory         Coming soon
Number of CPUs or CPU cores         Coming soon
Information automatically added by the reporting platform (Google Analytics or Matomo)
SoftMeter variable   Google Analytics field Matomo field Example values Comments
User location (country, city) Location    
SoftMeter library information
SoftMeter variable   Google Analytics field Matomo field Example values Comments
SoftMeter library name and version Data source   SoftMeter v0.6.4  
Unused fields
SoftMeter variable   Google Analytics field Matomo field Example values Comments
    Referrer      
    Campaign keyword     In "Call home": GA account number.
    Demographics      
    Browser version      
    Screen colors      
    Mobile Device Branding     Coming soon
    Mobile Device Info     Coming soon
    Page timings     Coming soon