Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing stats in your Dashboard, part of WordPress Plugins: Analytics (2014).
…The main reason I like the Google Analyticator plugin is how it…integrates Google Analytics data directly into the dashboard of your WordPress site.…So once you've installed and activated the plugin, and…authenticated with Google Analytics, you automatically get a new panel.…On your dashboard, that shows a summary of your Google Analytics statistics.…Now, by default that panel will be hidden at the bottom…on the left hand side, so you can see it here.…So, I'm going to grab it and pull it all the way up to…the top and place it so I see it right when I log in.…
And here, you get the analytics for the last 30 days.…Now, what you're seeing here is not actually the stats for my site.…I have setup a mirror site of my site somewhere on the web, and I'm tracking the…stats for that particular site because I want…to show stats from a typical WordPress powered site.…And in particular I want to show people what…you can get out of running a stats plug in.…In the beginning of the course I said you cannot obsess about stats because it…
- Installing and activating the plugins
- Configuring settings
- Connecting to a Google Analytics account
- Setting up Piwik on your server
- Viewing stats