Wordpress - OnlineAds.lt‘How to install Google Universal Analytics for my WordPress blog?’ This question has been floating around for a while. Look no further. Now there is a plugin to solve this issue.

Google Universal Analytics for WordPress is now available

Follow the steps to start using it now. It will take less than 5 minutes!

Step 1: Download the plugin

Go and download the plugin to your computer from the link provided below.

Download Google Universal Analytics plugin for WordPress

Google Universal Analytics WordPress plugin

Google Universal Analytics plugin for WordPress

Step 2: Upload the plugin via FTP

Upload google-universal-analytics directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory via FTP client.

Step 3: Install it

Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress. Note that you must be logged in as administrator!

Step 4: Configuration

Turn status button ‘ON’ and add the web property ID from Google Analytics (UA-23710779-8, etc.) to the settings (Admin > Google Universal Analytics) as displayed below:

Additionally you can select some of the ‘Advanced settings’ if needed. These include ‘Event tracking’, ‘Remarketing’ (Enable Display Advertising option), ‘IP Anonymization’ and others.

If you have followed these steps, Google Universal Analytics plugin should now be installed and working! The information may take some time to appear in your Analytics account. For some it is a matter of minutes, for others it may take longer. In some cases up to 2 days. So be patient!

However, if something goes wrong do not hesitate to contact us. I am here to help!

Audrius Dobilinskas

I am Google AdWords Certified Partner (holding various other individual certifications as well). Sharing articles and tips about online advertising, web analytics and related topics.


Tony Jones · 29 Nov, 2013 at 1:05 pm

I assume you also need to stop using your old plugin? What happens if you use both for a few days?

Marilyn Lesniak · 18 Jan, 2014 at 1:32 am

I used the option of installing my google analytics ID, but now it shows at the top of the header of my blog. I use the genesis theme and run WP 3.8. Is this correct

Audrius Dobilinskas · 27 Mar, 2014 at 10:02 am

A new version of Google Universal Analytics plugin is now available. Update to the latest version. Here is a direct link: http://wordpress.org/plugins/google-universal-analytics

Tony, yes, it is recommended to turn off your other plugins while using this one.

Satyajit Nath · 23 Aug, 2014 at 9:31 am

what to set/add on SET DOMAIN option to the latest version?

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