How to create and use Google Analytics on your website

Google Analytics is a free product by Google that tracks your website and gives detailed statistics about visitors to your website.

To create a Google Analytics account, you must go to: https://www.google.com/analytics/

If you have an existing Google account, you can login using your existing Google account information, otherwise, you will need to create a new Google account. Generally you can have multiple website profiles per Google account.

Follow the steps to setup your Google Analytics account. Once complete, you will be given a tracking script that needs to be installed to your LinkU website. Copy the code, then follow these instructions on installing the script to your website.

To add a script, do the following:

  1. Login to your website administration.
  2. Click on the Website Settings icon.
  3. Find the section: Custom Header-Footer Script/HTML/Text.
  4. Then in the text box labeled: "Website Header is ran between the <head> tags."
  5. Paste your script or code.
  6. Click "Save Changes" located at the bottom of the webpage.

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