Site (Easy Way): Using MonsterInsights
Using a plugin is the easiest way to set up Google Analytics on a WordPress site. In this regard, no plugin beats MonsterInsights.
Remember the tracking code you got in the last stage of setting up GA?
Typically, you would have to inject that into your website’s code. However, with MonsterInsights, you don’t have to fiddle with any code. This makes MonsterInsights an excellent tool for both experts and novices alike.
To get started with MonsterInsights, you must first download and activate the plugin. Doing so requires you to log into your MonsterInsights account and download the plugin zip file. Once you’ve done that, go to your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the “Upload Plugin” option, and select “Upload”.
To use the MonsterInsights way, yuou must first upload the plugin.
You’ll then be prompted to select the file you want to upload.
To upload MonsterInsights, log in to your MonsterInsights account, download the zip file, and upload it in the add plugin section of WordPress.
Select the zip file you just downloaded, then click “Install Now.” Doing so will upload the file and install MonsterInsights on your site. Once the plugin has been uploaded, click the “Activate” button to activate the plugin. The setup wizard will guide you on how to complete the process.
Setting Up MonsterInsights
The first step to setting up MonsterInsights is to select the type of website you’re connecting to. You have three options — Business website, Publisher (Blog), and eCommerce. Select the most applicable option, then click “Save and Continue.” Next, you’ll be taken to a page where you’ll be asked to enter your license key.