Today I’m going to share a relaxing technique on how to discover your website valuable points. If you ever wonder who are the netizens that always visiting your site, or which posts or types of content are most the attractive and useful to the netizens, so that you can generate more valuable content to readers, as well as moolah in your pocket! So, you may tryout this F-R-E-E yet POWER-FULL web analytic tool – Google Analytics. What da epic spy for web.
Start from the basic, 1. sign up Google Analytics, then
2. placing tracking code (Yeah this little monster coding always help you to spy what those visitors doing on your site) and
3. Discover your site fans, trends, treasure hunt and more!
1. Sign up Google Analytics
Before starting to join Google Analytics, you must own a site (like wordpress, blogger, etc.). After that, sign in to Google Analytics with your existing Gmail or just sign up a new account.
After signed in GA, you will see this form and fill up your site information:
2. Get the tracking ID and tracking code:
3. Copy the tracking code and paste it to all of your web pages that you would like to spy ~ yeah~
Code Inserting Methods:
1. Relax Method (Recommended)
If you’re using WordPress platform, you can get rid the hassle of manually inserting tracking code by using Google Analytics For WordPress. This is a WordPress plugin which enable you insert code automatically to every page with only enter the your GA web ID UA code. Easy! There’s also Joomla Extension as well as Drupal Module for Google Analytics.
Check if tracking code properly inserted to the site. Open your site > Right Click> View Source > Look for your web GA codes.
2. Direct Paste Method (not so relax method.. hmmm..)
Copy the tracking code and paste it in your web theme’s footer.php right above the </body> tag.
3. What if you have a blogger site? No worries, You can track traffic to your Blogspot domain on Blogger with Google Analytics. Follow these steps to add the tracking code.
Step 1: Log in to your Blogger account.
Step 2: Navigate to your blog’s Settings > Other tab.
Step 3 :If you already have a Google Analytics account, simply enter your blog’s Google Analytics Web Property ID.
Step 4: Click Save to finish.
Once you complete inserting the tracking code, you should see data in your Analytics account within 24 hours. However, you can also check your account within a few hours to see if data has begun to appear.
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