Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting Google Analyticator to your Google Analytics account, part of WordPress Plugins: Analytics (2014).
…To be able to track the activity on your site, Google Analytics has…to enter some tracking code into the markup of each of your pages.…If you are hand coding your site from scratch, you will then go to…Google Analytics and go to the Tracking…page and then find this tracking code here.…And insert it into your page.…However, because we're using WordPress we don't need to do this manually.…We can use a plugin that grabs the correct code from…Google and places it in exactly where it needs to be.…And then that plugin can decide which pages to load up the an, analytics…code on, and which pages to ignore and you'll see that in a bit.…
So, now that we've installed Google…Analyticator, we need to get Google Analyticator…to talk to Google Analytics and then inject that code in the proper way.…All that happens from within the settings for Google Analyticator.…So you'll go to your dashboard, on your Word Press site.…And then go to Settings.…And here you'll find a new tab called Google Analytics.…And when you go to Google Analytics for the first time, you have to…
- Installing and activating the plugins
- Configuring settings
- Connecting to a Google Analytics account
- Setting up Piwik on your server
- Viewing stats