Depends on the build with your website, setting up google analytics to your website is little different. But the main objective is same. Before setting up google analytics to your website, let know few thing why Google Analytics important for your website.
Why do I Need Google Analytics?
Google Analytics is a great tool develop by Google that makes detailed statistics and reports about the visitor’s behavior to your website. Google analytics the most widely used website statistics service tools in the world.The benefits of setting up google analytics to your website are can’t be described. Benefits of Google analytics tools is really unexplained.
Benefits of using Google Analytics
How to setting up google analytics to your website
Setting up google analytics to your website is very easy.Actually its look like copy and paste. That means to copy google tracking code from google analytics tools and paste it into your website. That’s it. Is not it easy?.So there have two step only.One of them is install or create Google Analytics code and second one add code to your website. So lets start.
How to Install google analytics
Go Google Analytics tools and log in with your Gmail. After sign up ,Setting up your account with full fill the form like:
Enter Your Account Name > Website Name> Website URL
Select Your Industry Category > Reporting Time Zone
Click “Get Tracking ID “
You are almost done to Install google analytics tracking code for your website.
How to use google analytics in website
Here, you need to remember that The Google Analytics Tracking ID and Tracking Code Is the same think. I have already told that depend on your website build with, there have several options to setting up google analytics into your website.If you add tracking code manually then you must need to put Google Analytics Tracking Code Only.Few CMS themes like , joomla , wordpress or any others support both but not at a time. Some themes ask to put Tracking ID.Otherhand some themes ask to put Tracking Code. But remember Don’t use both at a time.But the common way to put analytics tracking code in index.php file. Although your site builds with CMS or any others , you can set up google analytics to your website with the same way.By this process , you can add google analytics code any website whatever your website build with.Open Your web site index file by Notepad++ and paste your google analytics tracking code before ending Head Tag.
If your website build with CMS (CONTENT MANAGMENT SYSTEM), You can find several option to add google analytics tracking code or ID into your website.Just login your website administrator and find out where you will able to add your google analytics code or ID. Example below:
Add google analytics to wordpress
Add google analytics to joomla
Note: For CMS Based website like joomla, wordpress, drupal,magento,zencart, there have an option to add your google analytics tracking code or ID Under themes panel.If you didn’t use any web themes or there have no option to add your tracking code or ID ,You can follow manual way to add your google analytics tracking code.