How to add google analytics to a vBulletin forum

Discussion in 'Email Articles' started by popowich, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

    Aug 12, 2008
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    The following are the directions for adding Google Analytics statistics to a vBulletin forum:

    • Create a new google analytics account
    Google Analytics - Create Account.JPG

    • Click the Sign Up button
    Google Analytics - Sign Up.JPG

    • Enter the details for your site and click the Continue button
    Google Analytics - Site Details.JPG

    • Complete the New Account Signup form and click the Continue button
    Google Analytics - New Account Signup.JPG

    • Agree to the Terms of Service and click the Create New Account button

    • Highlight the tracking code, right click on it, and select Copy.
    Google Analytics - Tracking Code.JPG

    • Go to your vBulletin Admin Control Panel
    • Open the Styles and Templates navigation on the left side of the AdminCP
    • Click Search in Templates
    Google Analytics - Search in Templates.JPG

    • Type footer in the box, select Search Titles Only, and click the Find button
    • Double click footer in the search results
    • Paste the Google Analytics Tracking Code at the very bottom of the footer template
    • Click the Save button

    • Go back to the Google Analytics web site
    • In an hour or two you should be confirmed.
    Google Analytics - Status.JPG

    • Check the Google Analytics site again in 24-48 hours and you should have your first statistics data available for your review.
    I wish you the best of luck with continuing to improve your vBulletin community!


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