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Analytics are an important part of web design and development. They tell you how people get to your content and where they go when they get there. WordPress Plugins: Analytics explores three different plugins that provide analytics and visitor tracking on your site: WordPress.com Stats from Jetpack, Google Analytics, and Piwik. Morten Rand-Hendriksen covers everything from installing the plugins to viewing and interpreting your stats. Run them on their own, or side-by-side for even more detailed information.
Hi, I'm Morten Rand-Hendriksen, staff author at lynda.com and I'm delighted to welcome you to WordPress Plugins Analytics. In this course we'll use three different web analytics solutions and I'll show you how to integrate them with your self hosted WordPress site using three dedicated plugins. To start off we'll look at the Jetpack site stats plugin and how it allows us to run WordPress.com stats on a self hosted WordPress site.
Then we'll set up a Google Analytics account and use a Google Analyticator plugin to connect our site to this popular analytics service. And finally I'll show you how to set up Piwik, a self hosted analytics application that runs on your own server, and hook it up to your WordPress site using the WP Piwik plugin for real time stats on your public and your private sites. Understanding your visitors and site traffic is an important part of running a successful website. So, let's get cracking with WordPress plugins analytics.
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