Afternoon Pals, In this article, am gonna show you how to install Google Analytics in your WordPress Blog. And less i forget, Google Analytics is very important because its the best way to know your audience, how your audience interacts with your website.
Why is Google Analytics Important for Bloggers?
With Google Analytics, you can keep track of the following:
*Who visits your site.
*When they visit your website.
*Where did they arrive on your website from.
*How they interact with your site’s content.
*What they do when they are on your web
How to Signup with Google Analytics
Here is a step by step process on how to Signup with Google Analytics.
If you already have a Gmail account, then use that to sign-in. If you do not have a Gmail account, then you are expect to create an account for yourself.
Step 2: On the next screen, you will be given choice to choose between website or mobile app. You are to select ‘website’.
Currently, Google is offering a Universal Access account, which is in beta and comes with extra features and a classic analytics account. Feel free to choose either of them. Even if you choose classic analytics, you will be upgraded to new features once they come out of beta.
Rest of the information required on the page are quite self-explanatory. You enter your Website’s URL, Account name (it can be anything that you like), country, and the time zone.
Once you have entered this information click on the Get Tracking ID button. You will be presented with Google Analytics terms and service which you must agree to, so click on ‘I Agree’ button.
Step 3: Now you will be presented with Google Analytics tracking code. Copy this tracking code because you will need to enter it in your WordPress site.
Leave the analytics browser tab open as you will need to revisit it, once you have installed the code on your WordPress site.
Nevertheless, all this steps can still be executed in the Google Analytics plugin.
How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress
The Google Analytics by Yoast plugin for WordPress allows you to track your blog easily and always stays up to date with the newest features in Google Analytics.
You can download the plugin Here.
is a must have for every blog, so get it now. If you have any questions? then feel free to ask in the comments.