How to install MonsterInsights Google Analytics plugin in WordPress

MonsterInsights helps you in gathering and tracking data to discover how visitors find your site or how your WordPress site connects with your audience. It adds Google Analytics tracking without touching a single line of code. This article will show you how to easily integrate Google Analytics with MonsterInsights on your WordPress website.

Installing and configuring MonsterInsights in WordPress

To use MonsterInsights in your WordPress website, follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for for a Google Analytics account to integrate its tracking services for the WordPress site.
  2. Log in to your WordPress site with an administrator account.
  3. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Plugins, and then click Add New:

    Add new monsterinsights plugin

  4. Search for “MonsterInsights” and then install and activate the MonsterInsights Plugin:

    Seach Monsterinsights plugin , install and activate

  5. Click on Launch the Wizard! button to start the configuration process after activating the plugin:

    Launch monsterinsights plugin

  6. Select the category of the website:

    select monster insights website category

  7. Click on the Connect MonsterInsights button to connect your Google Analytics with the MonsterInsights account. Select the Google account to continue authentication to give permissions to access data/account:

    connect monsterinsiights with google analytics

  8. Choose a Google profile, and click on the Complete connection button:

    login to google analytics account

  9. Click on the Finish setup and Exit wizard button to complete the integration:

    Connect Google Analytics with MonsterInsights completion  

  10. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Insights , and then click Settings :

    Monsterinsights settings

  11. Enable the Demographics and Link attribution options:

    Monsterinsights enable demographic link

  12. Preview the site's statistics in the Administration dashboard. It takes a couple of hours after activating MonsterInsights to show tracking data.

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