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Google Analytics – Add Tracking Code To Your WordPress Site

By February 16, 2015 Wordpress Tools No Comments

Do you track activity on your website such as how many visitors your site has per day, what pages do they visit the most, what links do they click, where do they come from etc…

All Pixelfanatix websites come with Google Analytics code set up and implemented, contact Marzena for details but if your website doesn’t have google analytics and you

How to add Google Analytics code to your wordpress in the easiest way possible:

1. Access the admin part of your WordPress website

2. Go to Appearance > Editor

3. Open your theme’s header.php file and just before closing </head> paste the tracking code. Click “Update File”.

4. Check if Analytics code is working on your site:

Go back to your Google Analytics account. Click on “Admin” at the top of the page and under “Property” choose your site and then click “Tracking Info”.

If the Tracking Status is “Receiving Data,” then you’ve successfully added Google Analytics to your site.

You can now click on the “Reporting” tab at the top of the page to see your site’s analytics overview. It may take Google up to 12-24 hours to start providing you with site stats.

5. Alternative:

If you don’t want to edit your theme files, Google Analytics + is the plugin you need.

It puts all the important statistics at your fingertips by adding beautiful charts and graphs to your dashboard and the post edit screen.

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