Once your website is ready and live, you must be eager to know who & where are your visitors, which are trying to access your website. Google Analytics is the best tool here that helps you get this information. Vacation Labs allows you to integrate Google Analytics within few steps.
Why set up Google Analytics for your website?
Google Analytics is a stats program that tracks visitors on your website. It will provide you with information on how visitors found your website, what they looked at when they were there and much more. This is a free service provided by Google which you can integrate with your Create account.
- You get to know who/where your visitors are i.e Location, Device, URL, etc
- You know what content they want to see from your business
- The time they are spending on your website
The best part is that it is free!
Before you start
- If you don’t have a Google Analytics account, you’ll need to create one first.
How to set up Google Analytics in Vacation Labs
Using Direct Integration:
Please follow the below steps to connect your website to Google Analytics,
- Login into Vacation Labs
- Click on the Website Tab
- Further click on the SEO & Analytics Settings.
- Under Analytic Settings click on Grant access and connect
Once you finish with the above steps, you will be redirected to your Google Account Login.
- Select your Google account.
- Click on Allow
You will now be redirected back to Vacation Labs back office, if the account is linked successfully and has the Google Analytics property created in it, you should be able to view the same in Vacation Labs too.
Next, let's integrate your GA code with your website,
- Please select the Google Analytics Account and Property from the dropdown.
- Click on Integrate Analytics.
- Click on Save
Adding GA code manually:
You can manually add the GA code in the Header/Footer of the website. To add the code manually, please follow the below steps,
- Click on the Website Tab
- Click on the Advanced Settings
- Add the GA code in the Header/Footer
- Click on Save.
Check that GA code is working
The best way to cross-check if you have successfully integrated the GA is via
view page source. Simply open your website on google and press
CTRL + U. Search for
Analytics in the source code, if you find the GA code then you have successfully integrated the Google Analytics with your website!
Now that you have integrated GA, there are plenty of things that you can do with Google Analytics. It justifies spending more on your advertising, discovers where you should be advertising, and even determine what types of content you need to be putting out there.
You can also check for your Real-time users, and know-how they found your website using backlinks.
Remember to always "Save Changes" and you will need to publish your website to push your changes live.
Alternatively, you can manually connect Google to your Vacation Labs website in Advance Settings using a unique code supplied to you by Google.