How to add google analytics to your wordpress or blog

Google Analytics is a powerful tool for learning about your site. It can be overwhelming for most new users. In this video, we will show you how to use Google analytics for your WordPress site in a few easy steps.


Summary of this Tutorial:

Ensure you are signed up to Google Analytics. Add Google Analytics to your site using this video. Google Analytics will give you almost any information you want to know about your site. It normally takes 12-24 hours before you start seeing results from tracking.

How do I add Google Analytics to my website?
To find the tracking ID and code snippet:

  1. Sign in to your Analytics account.
  2. Select the Admin tab.
  3. Select an account from the drop-down menu in the ACCOUNT column.
  4. Select a property from the drop-down menu in the PROPERTY column.
  5. Under PROPERTY, click Tracking Info > Tracking Code
  6. Sign into your WordPress website
  7. Watch the video

How do I sign up for Google Analytics?
To start collecting basic data from a website or mobile app: Create a new Analytics account if you do not have one. Visit, click the Sign in to Analytics button (top right), and follow the on-screen instructions. Set up a property in the account you have created.

What is the use of Google Analytics code?
The tracking code (1) is a snippet of JavaScript that collects and sends data to Analytics from a website. It’s automatically generated for every web property. You need to copy and paste it from your account on to your web pages for Analytics to work.