This documentation will take you through all of the features of the Google Analytics plugin as well as how to install, configure and get the most out of the pro version of the plugin.
How to install Google Analytics for Joomla?
Installing the Google Analytics plugin for Joomla to enable analytics tracking is quick and easy. It only takes a few minutes to do and test. These are the instructions that will take you through the process of downloading and installing the plugin onto your Joomla site and configuring it to start tracking your stats and site visitors.
Google Analytics in Joomla! 3.1.5
1st need to download google analytics on http://nicheextensions.com/downloads/google-analytics-joomla , create an account and choose free version.
After downloading the extension on your computer, login on the joomla administrator
When you login, click the “Extension” and choose “->Extension Manager”
And click the "Choose File" and locate the download google analytics extension. When everything is okay you will see the message above “Installing plugin was successful.”
After successfully install, click "Manage" on the right side-menu
Find the “google analytics” plugin on the list or search the extension on the search bar. After you see the extension you can click the status box to enable the plugin.
And you will see the "1 extension successfully enabled."
After you enable the extension, you can manage the “google analytics” under the “extension” “Plug-in Manager” and search the “google anayltics” extension.
And click the “System – Google Analytics” and choose the “Basic options” on the tabs and fill-up all information. And google analytics successfully added on joomla site.
The pro version of the Google Analytics plugin allows for many advanced features. These advanced features allow for advanced tracking and fine tuning of the plugin and how Google Analytics works on your website. You can subscribe to download the plugin where you will get access to updates and support for the plugin.
In-page analytics allows for the tracking of what happens within the pages of your website.
Tagging and enabling enhanced link attribution within the plugin will allow you to:
- Track links on a page that take a user to the same page. For example, you will be able to track call to action buttons on a page to work out which one works better for your users. Using different copy, different positioning of links will create different click through rates. This will allow you to determine what links are working better on your inner pages.
- Determine when a page element leads to different pages such as a search button leading to different parts of a site.
Learn more about enhanced link attribution.