How to integrate google analytics for your website
Google Analytics is a free online reporting system that can provide you with detailed insights on your website users. You can find out more about who they are, how they behave and the steps they take towards converting and becoming a customer.
Getting set up on the platform is easy. What’s more is that if you have a Create Account, you can integrate Google Analytics with your website dashboard to get insights at a glance whenever you work on your site.
How to Create a Google Analytics Account
Sign in to your Google Account
Head to Google Analytics and click the button get started
Create a recognisable account name
Select your preferences on Account Data Sharing Settings and click Next
Make sure Web is selected and click Next
Complete the Property Details for your account and website and click Create
Read and accept the Terms and Conditions provided
Connect Your Website to Google Analytics
You now need to connect your website to Google Analytics. This is done through the use of a tracking code embedded on your website. Create can automatically set this up for you at the click of a button. Follow the steps below to get Google Analytics working with your website.
Log in to your Create account
Click Content from the top menu
Click Site Information from the left-hand menu
Select the tab titled Google Analytics
The easiest and quickest way to get this setup is to simply click the green Connect To Google! button in this area. This will automatically retrieve your Analytics information from your Google account and apply the tracking code to your website for you.
You will need to save your changes and publish your website for this to take effect.
Please note, if you are met with an error message after signing into your Google account, it's likely because you have the new Google Analytics property which Google now uses. Please follow this help guide to resolve this.
Be aware that Google updates reports every 24 hours so it may take that time for data to start showing in your account after installing your tracking code.
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