How to add a new website in Google analytics

Have a site here is a tutorial on how to add or use a new website in Google analytics. You need to have a cookie consent or cookie policy page including others which are necessary for a site It doesn’t matter whether it’s a new or old blog. My niche is about blogging so, it would be for making an account for your site even though it can be used for apps as well

To put it in simple words it would be to collect data on how people or readers interact with your website content and does it help or serve its purpose

IS GOOGLE ANALYTICS FREE

Yes, The only thing you need to have or do is create your own/business Google Gmail account which is, of course, free as well. It will take you a few minutes to make or create one

ANALYTICS BASICS FOR BEGINNERS

The basic Google Analytics reports for you to look, learn and understand are:

a) Real-time: This will show you the real-time ( Readers or people who are on your website right now ) view of your traffic

b) Audience: This will show you reports to help understand your users

c) Acquisition: This will show where your users come from to your website

d) Behavior: This will show reports what users do after they arrive or land on your website

e) Conversion: This will show how you are doing against your goals

FIRST, open your browser and search for analytics and click on the first listing

SECOND, click on the signup button which is the first option from your right

THIRD, Enter a name or username for your account and click on the Next button at the bottom

FOURTH, By default, it will choose web the first option if not click on it

LASTLY, Enter the name of your website > The URL or Domain of your website > select a topic which correlates your niche > change the reporting time to the country you reside or it will be the U.S.A by default

After that, click on create button

ADD ANOTHER/SECOND WEBSITE TO GOOGLE ANALYTICS

You have to option to add up to 50 properties ( website ) and have 25 views ( users ) for one Analytics account.

FIRST, Login or go to your dashboard, click on the gear icon and choose to create a property button

SECOND, By default, it will pick or choose the web and click on the continue button

LASTLY, Enter or add your website/blog name, URL or domain name, choose the industry category and timezone according to where you live or reside

Click create button

If you want or need switch between the account for your different sites, you can expand All Web Site Data option by clicking on it

How to add Google Analytics tracking code to Blogger

A guide for how to add Google Analytics tracking code to Blogger. The platforms are both own by the same company. In short, it is used to understand how your readers or people interact with your website which means the content

As for my experience, Adding the code in the HTML seems to work right away whereas I tried adding the Analytics tracking ID first but didn’t work for me or my test.

It will take at least 24 hours to start seeing data or information in your Analytics account

ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS TRACKING CODE TO BLOGGER

FIRST, log in to your account

Click Admin ( Gear icon ) > Under property click tracking info > tracking code

Copy the Google site tag

SECOND, Go to the dashboard of your blogger blog and click on the theme option

THIRD, In the upper part of the page, there is button with a triangle shape within it right next to customize and click it

FOURTH, A popup page will be shown and choose/click on the Edit HTML option

LASTLY, Scroll down to the bottom part of the page and add or paste the code right below the closing </body> tag

After that, click on Save theme which is at the upper right corner

ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS TRACKING ID TO BLOGGER

FIRST, login into your Analytics account

Click on Admin ( gear icon ) > choose tracking info under the property > tracking code

Copy the code which is in this format UA-XXXXXXXXX-X, where X’s are numbers

SECOND, Go to your blogger blog dashboard and click on Settings

THIRD, Under Basic, there will be multiples option and choose/click on Google Analytics property ID

FOURTH, A small popup page will be shown, add/paste the Google Analytics property ID you generate and click on the save text

How to add analytics code in WordPress

The easiest guide on how to analytics code in WordPress. I literally had to do research and test it out on my website before writing a blog post/article about it.

As for the plugin version I had to look for and use a lite, easy and simple to use whereas the option where you add them in the PHP is also included where it is not really recommended by WordPress but there are people who prefer it

ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS CODE TO WORDPRESS WITH PLUGIN

FIRST, log in to your analytics account

Click on the Admin ( gear icon or symbol ) > Under property click tracking info > tracking code.

Copy the Global site tag to add or paste on your site

SECOND, Go to your WordPress blog and click o plugins

THIRD, When it expands click on the add new option

FOURTH, Search for insert headers and footers in the rectangular box next to the keyword.

Install and activate the plugin

FIFTH, Click on Settings in your dashboard and after it expands choose insert headers and footers

LASTLY, Paste or add the code in the header section or box and click on the Save button

ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS CODE TO WORDPRESS WITHOUT PLUGIN

FIRST, log in to your analytics

Click on the Admin ( Gear ) > Under property click tracking info > tracking code

Copy the Global site tag

SECOND, Go to your WordPress dashboard and click on Appearance

THIRD, It will expand with multiple options and choose theme editor

LASTLY, Under theme files click on theme header > Add or paste the code right above the <head> tag.

Click on the update file button

How to delete Google Analytics account

A guide on how to delete Google Analytics account. It will be for website/blog because my contents are relevant to it. You can use this for your site or app get information or data form that specific property

It is still going to take 35 days to permanently delete your Analytics account after you initially trash/delete it

FIRST, Login to your account or dashboard

Click on Admin ( Gear icon or symbol ) and under account choose account Settings

SECOND, When you are in account Settings, click on move to trash can which is on the upper right corner of the page

LASTLY, Click on Trash can account button when you are on move account to trash can page

How to remove my IP address from Google analytics

New at this, this is how to remove my IP address from Google analytics. I am going to exclude myself in the process and you can use the process to exclude multiple IP addresses

In a way, it is to filter out our pageviews because every site owner does a lot of editing to their site look, feel and design aspect of it but don’t get too creative with it

FIRST, Open your browser search for ‘what is my IP address’ and saves/keep the number for a little bit

SECOND, log in to your account dashboard, click on the Admin ( Gear icon ), All filters and click on add filter button which is red in color

LASTLY, Create/add filter name, filter type predefined

Exclude > Traffic from the IP addresses > that are equal to

Add/Enter the IP address

Click on the Save button

How to change HTTP to HTTPS in Google analytics

I’ll try to elaborate it in the simplest way on how to change HTTP to HTTPS in Google analytics. You are likely to be wondering will it have a negative effect on my website/blog.

You will not need to generate a new code and add it to your website/blog again. The old one will still be relevant but you will make a change or tweak to a setting in your analytics account which will not do any damage to your site

Login to your account and click on the admin or gear icon on the bottom left side of your dashboard

Click on property settings under Create property

Under Default URL, expand it to choose https:// option

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Save button

How to add a user in Google analytics

A guide on how to add a user in Google analytics. You can add new users/someone as an admin or manager to your account. They can be your co-founder or a person you hire

The method is applicable to add single or multiple users with just a little tweak

I’ll lay out the necessary steps you need to take and try to explain it in a way you can follow along to it

FIRST, log in into your dashboard, click on the admin ( Gear icon ) on the bottom left side and choose account user management

SECOND, A popup page will slide in from the right side of your monitor, click on the blue circle which has a plus sign within it and click on add users

OR

Choose add user groups if you want to multiple people

LASTLY, Enter the email you want to invite

Under permission by default it will only check Read & Analyse then he/she can only manage the account

If you want him/her to be an Admin, check all the options under Permissions

Click on the Add button at the upper right side

HOW TO REMOVE USER/YOURSELF FROM GOOGLE ANALYTICS

An admin (owner) can use to remove a user and you can use this same method to remove yourself from an account where you could have been invited/hire.

FIRST, Go to your analytics dashboard, click on the Admin ( gear icon ) at the bottom left side and choose account user management

LASTLY, A page will slide in from the right side of your monitor, look horizontally to your email and click on the three dots placed vertically and click on it

Choose to remove access option from the popup page

How to change Google analytics email

A tutorial with a step by step guide on how to change Google analytics email. The process is to transfer it to your new email or another person and make that account the Administrator, in other words, it will have permission for all the roles and responsibilities

Make sure to read all the instructions so, you won’t miss something and fail to make the changes

FIRST, log in to your account dashboard, click on the Admin ( Gear icon ) on the bottom left side and choose account user management under Account

SECOND, A page will slide in from the right side of your monitor, click on the circle with the plus sign in it and choose to add users

THIRD, Enter your preferred email address, check/tick all the options under permission such as edit, collaborate, Read & Analyse and Manage users

Click on the add button at the upper right side

LASTLY, Open or check your email the one you entered in Analytics and click on the link on the email