How to Setup Google Analytics Account

The Google Analytics is tool that helps you to analyze the traffic coming on your site. It monitors all the aspects of the website. The following steps will be teaching you how to setup Google Analytics account :

Step 1 : The first and foremost requirement is to have an account with the Google Analytics. Just follow these steps in obtaining the account:

a. Go to Google Analytics website.

b. If you do not have a Google account then sign up now, if you have then enter the email and password into the fields.

Google Account

c. Once you login using your google account you will be prompted to enter the address of the website followed by Contact information and User Agreement. Finally you will be given a tracking code to keep track of the traffic on your website.

Setting Google Analytics

Enter Your Details , name, last name and country.

Setting Google Analytics

Agree to Terms and Conditions.

Setting Google Analytics

You will get a Tracking code, which you have to paste in your website.

Setting Google Analytics

Congratulations your account has been successfully set up.

Step 2 : Just copy and paste the code in <head> tag of the web pages of your website.

Step 3 : Everything is ready now, to get  an overview of how your site is doing, the JavaScript code of Google pasted may take 24 hours to start tracking. To see the performance of your site:

a. Log onto your Analytics account

b.  In Website Profiles located in the center of the page. Click on the View Reports link to analyze the performance of the site. This will bring you to the main dashboard of your analytics account.

c.  A chart will be displayed which will feature a graph between the days and the traffic.

d.  Immediately beneath the graph there are small six figures which are for Site Usage, Visitors Overview,  Traffic Sources Overview, Map Overview and Goal Overview.
Setting Google Analytics

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  2. Navjot Singh says:

    Great …. nice one 🙂

  3. Goutham says:

    Nice tutorial. I am newbie. Have to try it. 🙂
    Thanks for the share. 🙂

  4. Bligbook says:

    Cool one….thanks for posting step by step…..

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