Adding your Google Analytics Tracking Code [Classic]

Katherine Ramirez Updated by Katherine Ramirez

This article will walk you through getting your site set up for Google Analytics tracking.


What is Google Analytics?

The basic version is a free tool offered by Google that you can use to measure key statistics about your website. These include total traffic, traffic sources, bounce rates, page views, etc.

Google Analytics can help you see what's working on your site as well as what needs improvement. Learn more about how to improve your site using Google Analytics.


Get Google Analytics

You can create a Google Analytics account here. When it's complete you'll receive a UA Tracking ID that looks like this:



Next, you'll need to log into your Placester account, and on your dashboard, click the 3 dots next to the update your site and click edit site from the drop-down:

Site Settings > Site Tracking

This will bring you to the site setting page and under MORE you will find Site Tracking.


Then just paste your tracking ID into the first box in the slide-out. The code will be applied to every page and post on your site.


That's it! You're ready to start measuring your site's progress and performance with Google Analytics.

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