How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress – Tutorial 2017

Getting Google Analytics on your WordPress website couldn’t be easier.

***** Download the EBook Guide to my Top 10 Plugins of All Time here: *****

There’s a ton of free plugin in the WordPress Repository to choose from and one of my favourites is “Google Analytics Dashboard for WP”.

It’s incredibly easy to install and displays a brilliant mini analytics dashboard on the WordPress Admin dashboard- amazing!

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to set up a Google analytics account, install the plugin and connect it to google – and it only takes 3 minutes !

Google Analytics sign up page is here:

The Repo page is here:
The DeConf guys are here:

Lets Make some WordPress!


Go ahead and subscribe if you fancy:

And check us out over at:


36 Responses

  1. robbin closs

    Hey super video , I have hard time learning as I am old construction guy and that was the best and i could go back and forth to video, I got it done thanks

  2. Paul D

    Thank you so much for that easy to follow guide, you didn't miss anything, it got me started. Cheers

  3. Eric Holder

    we were asked to set up an account which you don't mention, upon opting out "Token Reseted and Revoked." Further no mention of Exact Metrics, so perhaps it's gotten more complicated over the last year or so

  4. Mick Richardson

    Great stuff as usual Jakson. I wonder if you could do a video on how to add social icons to a "Google My Business" listing. Where your social icons list beneath your business info on the search results. I know its a script, but how do you modify it and can you stick that script in the themes settings under Analytics and Scripts in the header field? What if I already have the Google Analytics script in that field? There are not really any good videos on the subject that I could find…