Are you a do-it-yourself kind of person?
Well here are are few steps to help you get Google Analytics installed on your website right now! First up - do you have a google account? Have you created your Google Analytics account as yet? Well pop over here and do that right now.
Got that sorted? Great
Now scroll down and find your CMS platform and start getting into your data.
We have some favourite platforms listed below.If you have a platform that you use that is not present here - let us know, so that we can find the answer for you!
How to install google analytics on Squarespace
You should only need your UA code here (the one Google Analytics gives you after you sign up for an account) – Squarespace integrates with Google Analytics.
Check out this article: https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/205815608-Using-Google-Analytics-with-Squarespace
How to install google analytics with Adobe Business Catalyst
With Business catalyst you can either add in Google Analytics directly into your template or content holder ( if set up by your developer )
You can find instructions here - http://docs.businesscatalyst.com/user-manual/site-design/add-google-analytics-tracking-code-directly-to-your-site
If you ask nicely, your friendly ADOBE BUSINESS CATALYST specialist might do this for you!
How to install google analytics with Wordpress
We recommend installing the YOAST plugin. You can find out more about YOAST here - https://yoast.com/wordpress/plugins/google-analytics/
This puts google analytics in the correct location for you as well as giving you a few helpful tips and hints about making your SEO title tags and description work better for your website.
How to install google analytics with Wordpress.com
Sorry you can't do this with the freebie version of Wordpress. :(
You need to have a WORDPRESS business plan and if you do this is included with your site. There is a great overview of how to set this up here - https://en.support.wordpress.com/google-analytics/
How to install google analytics in Joomla
Analytics for Joomla has you covered with this plugin for Google Analytics: http://www.joomm.net/index.php/joomla-tips-and-tutorials/how-to-add-google-analytics-to-joomla
It also has some handy general instructions for installing plugins in general with your Joomla site.
How to install google analytics in Drupal
All you need to know about installing google analytics on DRUPAL can be found here : https://www.drupal.org/project/google_analytics.
Drupal can be a bit tricky - so our advice is to ask your developer to ensure that this has been included correctly.
How to install google analytics in Kentico
Your Kentico website cms comes with a Google Analytics webpart. If this is NOT installed already, you should instal the webpart as outlined here : - https://docs.kentico.com/display/K8/Using+Google+analytics
As Kentico is an enterprise platform, our recommendation is to speak with your web developer, or a webdeveloper who knows their way around Kentico to get that sorted for you ( Did we mention that we are Kentico Developers! Lucky huh!)
How to install google analytics on Shopify
Shopify, like Squarespace, provide easy to follow instructions for how to embed your Google Analytics details into your site. You can find all you need to know here - https://docs.shopify.com/manual/settings/general/google-analytics
They also include very helpful details for taking advantage of all ecommerce tracking that you will need for your store.
How to install google analytics on Bigcommerce
Just like with Shopfiy, BigCommerce not only shows you how to embed your Google Analytics code, but also steps you through turning on ecommerce tracking.
You can find everything you need to know here - https://support.bigcommerce.com/articles/Public/Setting-Up-Google-Analytics
How to install google analytics on Wix
You need a paid WIX acccount and your own domain to connect google analytics to your WIX website. If you have WIX, please upgrade if wish to track your traffic. How you plug Google Analytics in can be found here - https://www.wix.com/support/html5/article/google-analytics-8399675
How to install google analytics on Weebly
Ok, Weebly outlines how to put Google Analytics here - http://www.weebly.com/blog/getting-started-with-google-analytics