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Google analytics setup for users of WordPress

google analytics setup

You Need Google Analytics For Your Business Website 

Google analytics is so important if you have a website.

Being able to see where your traffic is coming from will go a long way to you making
your website your powerhouse lead and sales generation machine.

  • It will help you focus your marketing so that you are spending more time on the channels that work.
  • Improve your conversions by tweaking the content on posts that get the most visitors.
  • Produce even better content that your audience wants to consume.

So here for you, users of WordPress is a quick and simple way that you can set up
analytics yourself for free.

Google analytics setup Step 1:

You need to visit Google Analytics sign up.

You will need to have a google account to set up your analytics.
If you don’t have one it is pretty easy to set up, just go here.

Step 2:

Once you sign-in with your Gmail account, you will be prompted to a screen
like the one below.

This is where you will signup for Google Analytics

Step 3:

On the new account screen, you must choose a website

You will also need to enter the account name, website name, website URL, country and time zone.

After you have entered this information click on the Get Tracking ID button.


Agree to the Google terms and conditions and then you will be presented with your tracking code.

Step 4:

Now go to the dashboard of your WordPress website and go to the plugins tab on the left-hand side.

We are going to add a new plugin called head meta code.

Once you have installed it you need to press activate.

Step 5

Next, go to your settings tab and you should see head meta data click on this to open it.
You will be presented with a screen like below.

You need to go to settings, then scroll down to the custom content box at the bottom as below.

Last step

All you need to do is paste your Google Tracking code into this box, then click save settings.

Voila, your google analytics is set up and it has taken you 5 minutes max.

If you want to test it is working, go to your google analytics and goto home on the left-hand side.

you should see a 1 in the active user’s tab.

If you need any help with this, then let me know and we can sort it out together.

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