How to Set Up your Online Store with Google Analytics

You are able to set up your online store with Google Analytics giving you the detailed data you might be looking for when running your business online such as demographics, their shopping behavior or completed transactions.

This feature is available with Profi Premium Package that allows you to get detailed information about purchased items, such as most popular products, average order value, revenue associated with the order, etc. 

1. Sign in to your account with Google Analytics.

2. On the dashboard, click the admin button in the lower left-hand corner.

admin

3. Click Create account.

create account

4. Enter the required information into the form and click the button Get Tracking ID.

fill in details

5. Check the boxes and click I accept

agree to Google's terms

6. Copy the tracking ID.

get the tracking code

7. In the admin menu, click Ecommerce Settings 

ecommerce settings

8. Click the sliders to activate ecommerce and then click Save.

activate ecommerce

9. Log in to your Webnode account and enter your online store's editor. Click the SETTINGS button in the upper menu.

settings in the upper menu

10. Click the Website Settings tab.

website settings

11. Click Google Analytics and paste your tracking ID that you copied from your Google Analytics account. Click Save.

enter your code

12. Publish your changes.

Your online store is now connected to your Google Analytics account. Now, you have to complete the set up in your account with Google Analytics by setting up what data you would like to collect or set your conversions. 

More information about what is possible with Google Analytics and how to set it up for your needs can be found in Google's guide Get started with Analytics. You can go even deeper into the world of Analytics by taking Google's free courses at the Google Analytics Academy.


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