Track Traffic with Google Analytics On Your Site
How to Add Google Analytics to Your Site
Would you like to add Google Analytics for your site, or another analytics services, to track key data about people visiting your site? Well you can, quite easily! Just follow these steps:
1. Create a Google Analytics Account
(If you already have an account go to step 2)
Click on this link: http://www.google.com/analytics/ to create a new account.
2. In your Google Analytics account, click Admin and then “Add New Account”
3. Fill out the requested information and agree with the terms and conditions
4. Copy the Tracking Code
Back in Your Site…
5. Log into your site and paste the code into your “Custom Analytics” field
Once you have completed these steps, you will be ready to track your data from your Google Analytics account. If you use a different analytics service, you just need to copy the tracking code from the service and then paste it in the same field.
A code validator has been set in place. It will prevent your code from being saved if errors are found. Learn more about it in the following post:
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