Add Google Analytics to Your Web Site

Use Google Analytics to learn which online marketing initiatives are cost effective and see how visitors actually interact with your site. Make informed site design improvements, drive targeted traffic, and increase your conversions and profits.

1. Go to https://www.google.com/analytics/

2. Login or create a Google account

3. Under your username, to the right of My Analytics Accounts, choose Create New Account

4. Under Sign Up for Google Analytics, click the Sign Up button

5. Enter your site's General Information and click the Continue button

6. Enter your site's Contact Information and click the Continue button

7. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions and click the Create New Account button

8. Copy the Tracking Code displayed in the text area

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9. Login to your Site Creator website and go to your site Dashboard

10. Under Design, click Templates

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11. In the text field, enter google_analytics, choose Content from the choice box, and click the create button

12. Click google_analytics in the list of files

13. In the editor, paste in the Google Tracking Code you copied in step 8

14. IMPORTANT - DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP

Replace

catch(err) {}

with 

catch(err) \{\}

15. Click the Save button

16. Under Design, click Templates

17. Click the Web Page Body template (e.g. global) you want to track.

Note: Start with the template your index/home page uses. You will probably also want to repeat steps 18-21 with the global template if your index page uses something different.

18. Click the Insert Variable link

19. In the Choose Variable choice box, select Content Template: tpl_google_analytics

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20. Copy {tpl_google_analytics} from the text field

21. Paste {tpl_google_analytics} below all other content in the template.