Know Google Analytics

1- What Is Google Analytics?


Google Analytics is a free web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google launched the service in November 2005 after acquiring Urchin. Google Analytics is now the most widely used web analytics service on the Internet.

2. What is Google Analytics and how does it work?

Google Analytics is a software that is connected to your website through a piece of tracking code. This is a small piece of Javascript code that is made within your analytics account, like the example below. The account holder generates this code and then places it into the HTML back end of their site.

3. How do I sign up for Google Analytics?


To create a Google Analytics account:
Click here to go to Google Analytics. 

Note: If you have a Google account, and are not signed in, click Sign in. If you do not have a Google account, click Create an account.

Once you have signed in to your Google account, click Access Google Analytics.

Click Sign up.

Fill in your Account Name, Website Name, Website URL, and select an Industry Category and Reporting Time Zone.

Under Data Sharing Options, check the boxes next to the options that you want.

Click Get Tracking ID.

From the Google Analytics Terms of Service Agreement that opens, click I Accept.Add the Tracking ID to you Website