Google Analytics is the most powerful website analytics tool out there (and it is free). In this video I will walk you through the entire set-up process, from the initial account set-up.

To set up Google Analytics, you simply need a Google Account. You can either use an existing gmail or Google + account and connect your analytics to that (easiest) or you can create a brand new Google account within the set-up.

Here is the link to Google Analytics:

http://google.com/analytics

Once you have the account set-up, you will be adding the provided "code" to your websites header.php file which is found under Appearance => Editor inside of your WP-Admin area.

If you have any questions about the set-up process, please leave a comment below and I will be more than happy to help you out.
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Kambas Premium
On mine it said Theme Header and the <head> is there. Seems to have worked, I popped up as a visitor on my site immediately after clicking "Reporting".

Thank you Kyle.
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Stansk Premium Top 100
Works great Kyle thanks a lot.
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KachinaB Premium
I actually had to add my tracking number in my All in One SEO. I did not see the "header" tab in my editor section of my website. I didn't want to break my website so I tried another method. This one works just as well. I wanted to share that to everyone who may have seen something different. Check out the link below for more info
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Gerlinde Premium Top 200
You are right! I prefer this option as well! Otherwise with every theme update you have to do it again...
Thanks for the link!
Gerlinde
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KachinaB Premium
finally made it to this step!
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Godwin2 Premium
mine is working
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Milar Premium
My country is not listed, what do i do? so i selected a neighboring country to see what happens, when i get to click Appearance and then Editor...it takes me to "Edit Themes" http://workathomeonline.siterubix.com/wp-admin/theme-editor.php and Kyle's interface looks (old) different from mine
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I tried to add a Google Analytics tracker to my website but WP would not allow me access into the Editor to do so....
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Andy3568 Premium
You can request support here to allow you access, or you can add it via the All In One SEO Plugin. Here's a video on how to do that.
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WAwannab Premium
It seems okay, however, I don't see a #1 even after going on my site. I did have analytics before getting to this lesson and with the help from Jays training, I am now better able to see and understand the traffic. According to what I am seeing on Analytics, it seems to be working correctly, though.
Thanks Kyle!
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Cmann1 Premium
All done......:)
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Mr. Humble Premium
Got it installed, another step accomplished.
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AlohaMelani Premium
Thanks for this step by step training! Since Google Analytics has changed a bit since this recording I was able to read the messages below to finish the set up. Very easy!


~Aloha
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jonmovumI71 Premium
Hello Kyle,
Greetings.
I cannot setup Google Analytics as Edit option is disabled!

Could you please help?

Best regards,

BN
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Lilika84 Premium Top 100
Thanks, Kyle.
I installed this a few weeks ago; it was a bit different process (as I remember I haven't added code in the WP editor)
Anyways, wanted to ask if it is a mistake to have it installed again (this time I added the code as per your training).
Now I have two accounts for one site.
Is that ok?

Thanks you :)
Sunny
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Starrider Premium
I went through all the steps and everything seemed to work but when I log into my website to test it like Kyle did, my traffic shows "0" not "1". Does it take a while sometimes to show? If not any ideas?
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Yes it can take a while Dennis.
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Starrider Premium
Thank you Ken. I will check in the morning!!!
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Dean702777 Premium
Awesome...Works like a charm!....Thanks Kyle!
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