Google Analytics is a free yet premium service offered by Google which enables one to track the traffic on the website. It is the most widely used analytical service on the Web. Thus the website manager can have a detailed report as to how many readers come to the website daily and also what they are looking for in the blog. In this article, we will show you how you can add google analytics tracking to your blog.
Steps to add the google analytics tracking to the blog.
Sign up for the google analytics account.
a. Go to the website https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/
b. Click on Start-Up free.
c. On the next page click on sign up.
d. A new page will open up that will ask for various details about you and your website.
e. Once you add all the details click on Get Tracking ID.
f. Verify that your tracking code is working properly.
Add the google analytics tracking.
a. Sign in to your blogger.
b. On the top left corner, there is a drop-down menu.
c. Click on that and select the blog that you wish to analyze.
d. On the left menu go to settings and click on Other
e. You will see Google Analytics here. Type the Analytics tracking ID in the format UA-XXXXX-XX.
f. Click on save settings on the top right corner.
It can take up to 24 hours before google analytics will show up the data.