How to Connect ExactMetrics with Google Analytics

Last Updated on June 25, 2018 by Jay Gidwitz

Ready to get started with ExactMetrics–the best Google Analytics dashboard plugin for WordPress?

It’s easy to do in just a few clicks.

In this guide, we’ll walk through the process of connecting your Google Analytics account with ExactMetrics on your WordPress site.

Prerequisites

How to Connect ExactMetrics with Google Analytics.

Step 1: Navigate to Google Analytics » General Settings and click Authorize Plugin.

General Settings -> Authorize ExactMetrics

Step 2: On the next screen click Get Access Code.

General Settings -> Get Access Code to Authorize ExactMetrics

Step 3: Then select your Google Account that Contains the Google Analytics Profile for your site.

Authorize ExactMetrics -> Choose Your Google Analytics Account

Step 4: On the next screen, select Allow.

Authorize the ExactMetrics Plugin with Google Analytics

Step 5: On next screen, you’ll see a code. Copy this code then switch back to the ExactMetrics plugin page.

Copy this Code to Authorize ExactMetrics With Google Analytics

Step 6: Paste the access code you’ve copied in step 5 and then click Save Access Code.

Paste the Code to into ExactMetrics to Authorize ExactMetrics With Google Analytics

Step 7: Navigate to Google Analytics » Tracking Code.

Step 8: You’ll need to select a tracking method.

Google Analytics Tracking Code Settings - ExactMetrics

Step 9: We recommend Analytics and leaving gtag.js off.

At Google Analytics -> Tracking Code -> Select Your Tracking Settings

That’s it! You’ve now connected Google Analytics to your ExactMetrics plugin.

If you haven’t yet, you’ll want to confirm that you don’t have any other trackers installed on your site as these may interfere with proper tracking. (You can use the Tag Assistant Plugin for Chrome by Google to make sure only one UA code is tracking when you’re logged out or viewing in incognito mode.)

If you haven’t yet, please see our video walkthrough of ExactMetrics.

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