Getting Started With Google Analytics

Google Analytics is great for collecting basic and advanced website data.

Setting Up Google Analytics

  1. Create or sign in to your Analytics account:

    • Go to google.com/analytics

    • Do one of the following:

      • To create an account, click Start for free.

      • To sign in to your account, Click Sign into Analytics.

  2. Set up a property in your Analytics account. A property represents your website or app, and is the collection point in Analytics for the data from your site or app.

    • Click Admin.

    • In the ACCOUNT column, use the menu to select the account to which you want to add the property.

    • In the PROPERTY column, select +Create Property from the menu.

    • Select Website or Mobile app.

    • (Mobile app) Under Tracking Method, select Firebase. Select an app from the menu and click Connect App.

    • Enter the Website or App Name.

    • (Web only) Enter the Web Site URL.

    • Select an Industry Category.

    • Select the Reporting Time Zone.

    • Click Get Tracking ID.

  3. Follow the instructions to add the tracking code to your website so you can collect data in your Analytics property.