Google Analytics is the industry standard for tracking visitor data on your website. If you have WordPress Premium hosting through WestHost.com you can easily set up analytics by following the steps provided in this helpful guide.
Sign up for a free Google Analytics account by visiting https://analytics.google.com
Enter your Gmail account information.
If you don’t have a gmail account, click “Create account” and follow the steps to sign up and get started.
Your tracking ID will display on your homepage and track any activity on that occurs on your website. Google will use this unique ID to relay statistics and provide you with the valuable information you are looking for.
Access this page in one of two ways:
Click on the WordPress tab in your CHI account, then “Go to WordPress Admin Area”, or...
Go to www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin, and replace “yourdomain” with your website’s URL.
The plugin you downloaded should automatically add a “Insert Headers and Footers” button to your settings. You will need to add your tracking ID script to this section. You can do so by following the steps below:
Google Analytics will begin tracking your information in 48 hours. You can view accrued analytics information by signing into https://analytics.google.com/ and clicking on the “Reporting” tab.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this article, it may be helpful to visit the Google Analytics Help Center for questions about Google Analytics. You can also open a chat with a member of the WestHost technical support staff or create a ticket within your CHI account dashboard.