Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing stats, part of WordPress Plugins: Analytics (2014).
…The cool thing about Jetpack's site stats option is that…it really doesn't require any configuration on your part to work.…Simply install and activate Jetpack and…connect it to your wordpress.com account and…you'll automatically get stats and those stats will appear right on your Dashboard.…So, once you set up your plug-in, you can see what's…going on right when you log in to your WordPress site.…Exactly where this site stats panel appears will depend…on what else you have on your Dashboard currently.…So, chances are it will actually appear at the bottom of your left…hand column, and you may have to go grab it and pull it up.…
You can do so simply by grabbing the top and moving it around.…And if you don't see it, you want to go to Screen Options button here and check that…site stats has been checked because you can accidentally…turn it off so it's not on your Dashboard.…The Dashboard card that site stats displays shows you the stats…for yesterday and for today, and also shows you the list of…the top posts for the extent of time that Jetpack site…
- Installing and activating the plugins
- Configuring settings
- Connecting to a Google Analytics account
- Setting up Piwik on your server
- Viewing stats