Do you want to track how many visitors you have? Do want to know where they come from and what they do on your site? Google Analytics is the de-facto standard for measuring visitors on your site, and much more. Adding Google Analytics to your website is as easy as pie with the Google Analytics by Yoast WordPress plugin.
- Simply add the Google Analytics tracking code to your site
- Track 404 error pages and user searches
- Get easy dashboards in your WordPress install
- Set up specific reports for all sorts of actions
Install, activate, log into Google Analytics: done!
You’ll be able to select your website in a drop down of the sites you have in your Analytics, hit save, and you’re done. You’re now using Google Analytics on your website! The true power of our plugin comes from tracking error pages, search results pages and setting up specific reports. Our plugin allows you to track much more detailed information, see this page for a more in-depth explanation or this post on 404 page maintenance for an example of how to use this power!
Always up to date
This plugin (both the free and premium version) makes sure you’re using the latest tracking code. This way you’ll benefit from all Google Analytics offers and use the fastest method of embedding it on your site. Adding the tracking is very easy; once you’ve installed and activated the plugin, you can click on the authenticate button. Even though it’s simple, we’ve written a complete guide on how to set this up so you can just follow along. It’ll help you to set up the plugin and connect it to your Google Analytics account.