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Now, Let’s talk about :
What is google analytics :
Google analytics is a web analytics
Why to use Google Analytics What are its benifits what things we can do ?
We will talk about this later; keep reading !!
How to setup google analytics on
wordpress without plugin
You can add google analytics to your wordpress website in two ways :
- By using wordpress analytics plugin
- Without using wordpress plugin
But here in this guide you will learn how to add analytics to your site without using plugin
Following are the set up steps :
Step 1: Login to google analytics home page
You can login from this link : https://analytics.google.com/analytics/web/
You need gmail account to login to google analytics
Step 2: Login To your wordpress(wp) dashboard :
You can log in to your dashboard
Step 3: create account and find the google analytics tracking code
Go to the Admin section its bit down to the left of analytics dashboard
Click on the admin
click on the create account
if your account is already created & want to use the same account for another site click on the add property
Create the property fill the following data >> click get tracking id
You will see
You need to install this code in your dashboard ( wp) those blur UA-XXXX are analytics tracking id ;
Aren’t you so technical and scared that you may make mistake ?
here is the solution :
Go to your wp dashboard>> setting >>Header and footer setting>> then paste the code in header section >> save changes
this will make you
not only google
Now come to your dashboard of the google analytics after you have done all the setup and also added code then its time to check its working or not
from the left,(GA dashboard) click on the
now open your website from the other device or the incognito mode if it showed real-time visitors number then its working fine
if you are doing your analytics setup along with this article congrats !!!
Why to use Google Analytics – its advantages
When you have the google analytics set up done properly and added in your site then it will show all the data and reports like :
- How many users are visiting website daily weekly monthly
From here you can do so awesome analysis of your progress;
let’s say you are implementing one strategy to grow your business or blog you need to have something to measure whether that strategy working for you or not right?
adding google analytics to your blog gives you this power ;
say, with that strategy your goal is to bring more traffic then you can
- How many are reading your blog post right now
- Source Of Traffic – to strengthen your marketing
This helps you to understand what traffic generation platform is working for
Let’s say you are investing x amount in facebook ads or paid marketing then you need to know from there are you getting traffic or not right ?
just spending money and not validating whether its wroking or not is not good ; I hope you understand my point .
so from where traffic is coming you need to know ;
to know traffic source:
go to google analytics dashboard >>acquisition>> all traffic >> source /medium
- know about geo-location
Using google analytics you can know from which
- Audience research
Using google analytics you can know so many things about your audience like:
Device they use
and you can know so many more things about your audeince ;
a way to talk to the young people and a way to talk to the old age people, way to represent lady and a man may differ so you can resonate in the same way if you know all their
Who knows after some days you may be working in such project who neds this data so vividly , so don’t be weak at anything try to learn everything possible To know about those stas
go to dashboard>>Audience( its in left side)>>demographics>>gender>age>device go to every section and learn it
This google analytics gives only few data there are also tools which gives more insights about your visitors
like where are they look at your screen max , where are they stopping , where are they moving more fast when are they getting irritated etc etc ..
Its just amazing .
Well you have done all the google analytics setup code added , google webmaster setup now its time to check
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