How to set up Google Analytics with my Online Shop

This article applies to 123-reg Online Shops

This article will show you how to implement Google Analytics into your Online Shop, allowing you to track your performance through one of the most trusted, powerful analytic tools available. 

1

Login to your Online Shop package. 

2

Click on the Marketing tab of the navigation bar, and select Google Adwords from the dropdown menu. 

3

If you haven't done so already, create a Google Analytics account

Once your account is created, enter the Web-Property ID in the ID box. 

You can find your tracking code through your Analytics account. Select the Accounts section, and choose Tracking Information from the Property column. Your tracking code will then display. 

4

You will now need to add your Meta Tags to your eShop to verify that you own the site. To do this, you will need to sign into Google's Web Master Tools. Once you have logged in, you need to add your site by entering the URL into box provided, and then click the Add A Site button. 

5

You will now be given some verification options. Select the Alternate Methods tab, and then select HTML tag. This will display the Meta Tag you need to copy into your site. Copy this code and return to your eCommerce package. 

6

From your eShop, click on the Add Meta Tag link.

7

Here, you can paste in the Meta Tag that you copied from Google earlier. Then press Save.

8

To complete the process, update your page cache by clicking the Page cache: Update now button at the top of the page. 

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