Google Analytics Set up Guide for any Website

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Google Analytics is a Google feature that provides advanced metrics and data about website traffic. This post is geared toward setting up google analytics on a website.

Guide to set up Google Analytics for your website.

  • Launch a browser.
  • Next, go to the Google Analytics homepage.
  • Click on the Sign In and then click on Analytics.
  • You will be prompted to Sign in to your Google account that you want to set up Google Analytics on.

However, if you do not have a google account then you will need to sign up for one.

  • If you have one already then, Log into Google Analytics.
  • Proceed to Click on admin at the bottom-left corner of the page.
  • From the Account column, click on the dropdown menu and click to Create New Account.
  • Indicate the data you want to track.

Now Its Time to Link the Website

Fill out the following fields:

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Account Name

Ensure to use your brand name. Because if you have multiple websites, you might want to categorize the various websites with respect to their brand names/account names.

Website Name

Enter the website name that you wish to track. Note that this is not the web URL and does not start with www. Enter just a phrase or word associated with the website.

Website URL

Now it is time to enter the website URL (web address).

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Next, click the Get Tracking ID button and agree to the Analytics Terms of Service.

  • Add the  Tracking ID to your site.

To add the Google Analytic tracking ID to your site,

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  • Copy the Tracking ID
  • Then paste to the Google Analytics Code section of the site builder.
  • Finally, click Save that’s at the bottom of the page.

Note If you lose your tracking ID, It can be revealed by going to Admin, then Tracking Info, and Tracking Code.