Google Analytics service is used to generate detailed statistics about a website’s traffic, website’s traffic sources and much more.
In order to use Google Analytics service you need to Sign up for Google Analytics. Once you signed up Google Analytics will allow you to create an account; which will generate a tracking code and you need to place this tracking code in website’s pages.
Following are the steps to create Google Analytics account and generate a tracking code.
Step (1). Sign up to Google Analytics.
Step (2). Once you sign-up, Google Analytics will display the page to create an account in Google Analytics. This account will generate a tracking ID, which needs to place you into your website’s pages.
Step (3). Select Website from What would you like to track? field. You can select Mobile app if want to track Mobile app.
Step (4). You can select either “Universal Analytics” or “Classic Analytics” features radio boxes from Select a tracking method field.
Step (5). Provide Account Name in Account Name field. This field will be displayed in accounts list in your Google Analytics account.
Step (6). Provide the name of the website you want to track in Website Name field.
Step (7). Under Website URL field, select http:// if your website is non-ssl. If your website is secured then select https://. Then provide your website URL in Website URL field.
Step (8). Provide information for other fields and click on Get Tracking ID button to get your tracking ID.
Step (11). Copy your tracking code and place it in your website’s pages to start tracking your website’s pages.
Step (12). Click on Home icon on left side of the page. Now you will see your newly created account will be displayed under accounts list.
Now you have an account created in Google Analytics. If you want to create another account to track another website’s traffic, do the following steps.
- Click on Admin link which is on right side of the page. It will display an Admin page, with accounts information under ACCOUNT section, properties information under PROPERTY section and views information under VIEW section.
- Click on the drop-down box under ACCOUNT section and select Create new account item. It will display a New Account page.
- Follow the steps from Step (3) to continue to create the account.
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