MonsterInsights - Google Analytics Plugin for WordPress
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So I spent months learning how to properly setup and use Google analytics on my WordPress site. During this process, I realized that properly installing Google Analytics in WordPress required way more than the OLD WAY of just adding a simple script on your site.
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Want to track your own custom data in Google Analytics? With custom dimensions, you can set your own custom tracking parameters and display it in your MonsterInsights dashboard and Google Analytics report. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about custom dimensions. What Are Custom Dimensions? Every Google Analytics report contains two […]
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How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress (The RIGHT Way)
Yes you’ll want to remove it. Your historical data is tied to your Google Analytics profile not the actual tracking code, so MonsterInsights will be reporting it’s Google Analytics data into the same place. Thus your historical data will be just fine, and from the point of view of Google Analytics’s reports, the newly collected data will go to the same place as your “historical” data, so on reports like session count it will appear as if nothing changed; the biggest change you will notice is you will be able to get more reporting out of Google, for example in the Top Events area we’ll start adding the outbound link click events (if you have that feature turned on) for example.
1. MonsterInsights makes extremely complex implementations of Google Analytics easy and available on WordPress websites in just a few clicks: without the help of a developer. For instance just one of our features would take an experienced developer dozens of hours for each website, however, we do the heavy-lifting so these can be implemented this via our software in minutes not days.
How to Connect to Google Analytics
That’s it! Now you know how to connect to Google Analytics with MonsterInsights. To take your sites of Google Analytics to the next level with MonsterInsights please see our guide: Getting Started with MonsterInsights: Guide and Checklist for Advanced Insights.
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It just works. Really easy way to insert Google Analytics tracking code and keep it there when
switching themes. No need to copy/paste code anywhere. This is the best way to handle Google
Analytics in WordPress.