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How to add Google Analytics code for web editions

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How to add Google Analytics code for web editions

You can add Google Analytics tracking code in each edition and track your readers behavior. Here is how you can do it yourself.

  1. Go to www.google.com/analytics/ and click on Sign In button
  2. If you already own Google Analytics account, you can create more tracking ID's for your editions editions by going to admin and then under Property drop menu, click on Create New Property
  3. For new account, click on Sign Up button
    1. Click on Website tab
    2. If are creating first tracking ID, you will need to write your Account Name
    3. Type your edition title in Website Name
    1. Type www.stallionpublishers.com in Website URL
    2. Select best category for your edition
    3. Select Time Zone
  4. Scroll down and click on Get Tracking ID button
  5. If you are generating your first tracking ID, you will need to accept Google Analytics Terms of Services Agreement
  6. Select tracking ID, right click to copy
  7. To add Google Analytics tracking ID in web edition, login to Magazine Control Panel with your Login ID (Email) and password.
  8. Click on +Add link next to Google Analytics (Web)
  9. Paste Google Tracking ID here and click on Save button
  10. Next you can use HTML Embed Codes to add edition into your website

    Related Tutorial: Embed web edition in your website using HTML Embed Codes

    1. To test tracking in real time, click on Home link
    2. Click on All Web Site Data link under Web Edition (Summer Edition 2015)
    1. To view digital edition in web browser, click on Preview Edition Button.
    2. To view editions for mobile browsers, click on Preview HTML5 button. When readers will view PC editions on mobile browsers, they will be automatically redirected to HTML5 edition viewer.
    1. Go to Reporting page > Real Time > Overview link
    2. You will see your location or location of all active users here
    3. You have successfully integrated Google Analytics tracking ID with your edition

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