An Introduction To Google Analytics For WordPress
Google Analysis is an essential part of my blogging career and success so far. There are number of different metrics you could check everyday.
Here are few of my favorite things which I check everyday:
- Number of users
- Page views
- Geo locations
- Bounce rate
- Time Spent on Site
- Number of pages/user
Possibilities are endless. With over 16 millions visitors per month, even small change I do on Crunchify site creates
big impact on users. Google Analytics is a
key tool to measure site impact before and after my changes and I would recommend it to all bloggers out there.
In this tutorial, we will go over
- How to setup Google Analytics for 1st time
- How to add Google Analytics code to your site to track all data
Let’s get started on How to Install Google Analytics on Your WordPress Site?
Point-1. Setup Google Analytics for 1st time
- Visit URL
- Click on
- Provide Account Name, Website Name and URL
- Click on get Tracking ID button
- You will be redirected to Google Tracking code page
And that’s it. You need to put this code into your WordPress site.
Point-2 How to Google Analytics code to WordPress?
- Download All in One Webmaster free WordPress Plugin
- Just copy your tracking ID code
- Go to
- Put your tracking ID for
Google Universal Analyticsfield
- Save settings
Plugin will do all the test and you will have your code inserted into your WordPress site at runtime.
How to verify Google Analytics code?
- Visit your site URL
Right clickon page
- Click on Inspect if you are running Google Chrome browser
- Look for analytics code as below image
That’s it. Now you should have all metrics tracked under Google Analytics for ever. Even if you change your theme, you don’t have to worry about updating Google Analytics code as it will be handled by All in One Webmaster plugin.
With above techniques you will have your dedicated WordPress Analytics Dashboard.