You got your WordPress website up and running. you went through a hustle of setting up WordPress for your domain, or hired someone to do it for you, but with no clue on how to track you website real time, how many users online?, how many clicks, where your audience are coming from., and many many other analytical queries on your mind. You probably heard or red about the famous google analytics utility to do the job. and in this post, we will explain in simple steps how to setup your google analytics in integrate it with your WordPress website.
Adding website property to google analytics
If you have google account, go to google analytics, and click on
Admin where there is gear icon.
create property, choose
Web and click
Continue button , fill in your website’s name, your website’s URL, Industry Category and Reporting Time Zone, then click on
Getting your tracking code snippet
Now after you added your website’s info, you should be able to find your website listed in the
property column, at this column, go to
Tracking Info <> click on
Integrating google analytics with the WordPress website
This is the last step, go to your WordPress admin page which is usually is in the following format:
https://yourwebsite'surl/wp-admin, and login to your admin account. From
insert headers and footers. Past the code that you copied earlier from google analytics page and click
You should now see the data flowing in your google analytics account and you could watch traffic in real time and create customized reports of your choice and many other awesome features.
You can also get the google analytics app and monitor the site from the comforts of your bed. a single google analytics account can handle up to 50 websites simultaneously.