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Django analytics kit for the data-obsessed.

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Django analytics kit for the data-obsessed.

Hoarder in an event tracking API for Django that supports multiple analytics backends: KISSMetrics, Google Analytics, local MongoDB storage.

Hoarder is for you if:

  • You want to use multiple web analytics tools without duplicating code for each of them
  • You want to be able to swap analytics packages without changing your code
  • You want to have a local copy of all your analytics data


  1. Run pip install hoarder

  2. Add ‘hoarder’ app to INSTALLED_APPS

  3. Add ‘hoarder.middleware.LoggingMiddleware’ and ‘hoarder.middleware.DeduplicationMiddleware’ to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES

  4. Add the following to the beginning of head section in your base template:

    {% load hoarder_tags %}
    {% tracking_code %}
  5. Specify the backends you want to use in HOARDER_BACKENDS settings variable

Supported backends

  • hoarder.backends.LogBackend - just outputs all events to log for debug purposes
  • hoarder.mongo.MongoBackend - stores all events in a local MongoDB database
  • hoarder.backends.KISSMetricsBackend - KISSMetrics integration
  • - Google Analytics integration


HOARDER_BACKENDS - list of enabled backends

HOARDER_MONGO_DATABASE - for Mongo backend, name of the database to use

KISSMETRICS_API_KEY - for KISSMetrics backend, the API key from your KISSMetrics account


Registering an event in view:

from hoarder import register_request_event
register_request_event(request, 'signed up', {'plan level' : 'Basic'})

Registering an event outside of a view:

from hoarder import register_request_event
register_user_event(user, 'billed', {'amount' : '49.99'})

Labeling current visitor:

from hoarder import label_visitor,
label_visitor(request, 'Nice person')

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