Getting traffic to your blog & website is essential for their success. Google Analytics will help you track the page views, unique visitors and referrals, so from which source your audience click through to your website. The best part is that Google Analytics is a free tool! In this post, I’ll walk you through the steps on how to add Google Analytics to WordPress without any coding knowledge and how to see Google Analytics dashboard directly on your WordPress site with the use of the plugin.

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

Getting traffic to your blog & website is essential for their success. Google Analytics will help you track the page views, unique visitors and referrals, so from which source your audience click through to your website. The best part is that Google Analytics is a free tool!
In this post, I’ll walk you through the steps on how to add Google Analytics to WordPress without any coding knowledge and how to see Google Analytics dashboard directly on your WordPress site with the use of the plugin. Let’s dive in, shall we?!

HOW TO ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS TO WORDPRESS

1. First, log into your Google Analytics account and find your tracking code. On the left, find gear icon Admin > Tracking Info > Tracking Code > the code under Global Site Tag is your tracking code
How to Find Google Analytics Tracking Code - How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – MintSwift
Finding the Google Analytics Tracking Code - How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – MintSwift
2. Log in to your WordPress website > Plugins > Search for Google Analytics > Choose Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) and Install & Activate
Install Google Analytics WordPress Plugin - How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – MintSwift
3. Once you install the Google Analytics plugin find its setting under Google Analytics in the sidebar menu > General Settings > Authorise Plugin > Copy the code and paste it into Access Code
Integrate Google Analytics Plugin With Tracking Code - How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – MintSwift
4. And you’re done!
What I love about Google Analytics Dashboard for WP plugin is that it has a mini version of Google Analytics Dashboard build in, so I can check out all the important stats like Real Time visitors, Sessions, Pages, Traffic sources etc. right on my site. You can see it how it looks like below:
How to see Google Analytics dashboard directly on your WordPress site - How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – MintSwift
I highly recommend adding Google Analytics to your site as soon as possible, so you can keep track of your visits, see which of the social media channel is converting the best and so on.

Did you add Google Analytics to your WordPress site?

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How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress | Website Traffic | Page Views | How to Enable Google Analytics | Connect Google Analytics with WordPress | How to Install Google Analytics on your WordPress blog & website | Google Analytics Dashboard | Setting up Google Analytics | Website Visitors | Blogging | Business | Adding Google Analytics to WordPress Blog & Website | Tracking Web Traffic | MintSwift | MintSwift Design | Adrianna Glowacka
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4 Comments
  • Nice and to-the-point tutorial Adrianna! keep em coming

    30 March 2018 at 12:10
  • Caroline @ Love Cake Create
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    Great post Adrianna! I was actually thinking I might need to pay for someone to install GA for me, but after reading your tutorial I think I can do it myself. Thankyou!

    28 December 2017 at 22:45

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