How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress
How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress. The gold standard for measuring an owned media property like a blog is the free version of Google Analytics . In this post, we’ll look at how to add Google Analytics to WordPress so that we can measure our blogging efforts in a comprehensive fashion. Adding Google Analytics to WordPress is a painless process . we will follow some simple steps to get it added. Google Analytics help you make data-driven decisions by showing you the stats that matter.
Why Google Analytics?
Why is Google Analytics the platform of choice for so many blogs? First, it’s free of charge for all but the largest websites. Another reason Google Analytics is so popular is it provides robust, detailed reporting on blogs without requiring much setup. Google Analytics is like any great application , easy to start and find immediate benefits.
How add Google Analytics to WordPress :
First Find the Google Analytics tracking code. Set up a Google account. Set up your first tag. Install Tag Manager Plugin.
From Admin, go to Property Settings, and then find the code. You need to create a Google Analytics account. Visit Google Analytics Signup Page. Once you sign-in with your Gmail account. You will be given choice to choose between a website or mobile app. Make sure you select website .After that you need to enter account name , Website name, website’s URL, country, and the time zone. click on the Get Tracking ID button, click on I Agree button. Now you will be presented with your Google Analytics tracking code. Now that you have setup a Google Analytics account,
let’s take a look at how to install Google Analytics in WordPress.
The first thing you need to do is install and activate the plugin.Upon activation the plugin will add a new menu item labeled ‘Insights’ to your WordPress admin menu. You need to visit Insights » Settings to configure the plugin settings. Select a Google account if you are already signed in. The final step is to select the profile you want to track. You will be now redirected back to your WordPress site.