Today you will learn how to use Google analytics for your WordPress site. Knowing more about your audience gives you a better idea of what they like, how they interact with your site, where they come from and many more inidicators. And one of the best ways to find out is to use the Google analytics. First you want to sign up for a Google analytics account. if you have a gmail account, then sign in with your password. Next create a new account, choose between a website and mobile app. I’ll choose website. Next you just want to fill in all the information about the website. Then I’ll click get tracking id. Now I need to install the tracking id on my site. The easiest way is to install and activate the insert headers and footer plugin.
Insert google analytics tracking code
Once activated, just go to settings–>insert headers and footers here and paste the code in the footers area and click save. It will take 12-24 hours before you start seeing results from the tracking. Note that this Google analytics can only be used on self hosted WordPress sites. You can’t use this on wordpress.com sites. So it might be a good idea to upgrade. I hope you liked this video and found it helpful. If you did, click on the like button below and leave us a comment. And if you want to receive more helpful videos don’t forget to subscribe to our channel and check out WPBeginner for more useful information on WordPress..
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