How to Track GiveWP in Google Analytics in 4 Simple Steps

How to Track GiveWP in Google Analytics

Want to track your GiveWP donations in Google Analytics?

Tracking your donations in Google Analytics is the best way to keep an eye on your traffic, learn more about your audience, and increase your donations.

While eCommerce tracking in Google Analytics sounds intimidating, there’s actually a very easy way to set it up to track your GiveWP donations! In this article, we’ll show you step by step how to set up Google Analytics to track GiveWP donations.

Set Up Donation Tracking in Google Analytics

Ready to set up eCommerce tracking for GiveWP? Make sure you have GiveWP installed, then follow these easy steps.

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Step 1: Install ExactMetrics

ExactMetrics is the most powerful Google Analytics plugin for WordPress, without the high costs. In addition to the eCommerce tracking we’re going to be setting up here, you’ll get a whole list of features that will help you grow your business with the help of analytics.

So to start, head to the Pricing page and get started with ExactMetrics at the Pro level. Once you complete checkout, download the plugin.

Download Exact Metrics

Next, upload it to your website.

Upload Plugin Zip File

Step 2: Add Your License Key and Connect to Google Analytics

Now that you have ExactMetrics installed, you can add your license key and connect your Google Analytics account. To get set up, click on ExactMetrics under your WordPress Dashboard and click the big green “Launch the wizard!” button.

ExactMetrics Setup Wizard

Once you’re in the wizard, you’ll get to this page where you can add your license key and connect with Google Analytics:

Connect ExactMetrics

After that, just keep following the setup prompts, answering questions about your business, until setup is complete.

Step 3: Make sure Google Analytics eCommerce Tracking is Enabled

In order to connect ExactMetrics to the Google Analytics eCommerce reports, you’ll need to turn it on in Google Analytics. To do that, head to the Admin area in Google Analytics and click on “Ecommerce Settings” in the right-hand “View” column.

Google Analytics Ecommerce Settings

Once there, toggle both buttons to the on position and click Done.

Enable Ecommerce in Google Analytics

That’s it! You’ve got eCommerce enabled in Google Analytics.

Step 4: Enable the ExactMetrics eCommerce Addon

Now, head to ExactMetrics » Addons in WordPress and install the eCommerce addon.

ExactMetrics eCommerce Addon

Next, head to Settings » eCommerce and toggle the switch to on.

Enable Enhanced Ecommerce in ExactMetrics

Also on this page, you can scroll down to see that GiveWP is automatically detected and tracked:

ExactMetrics GiveWP Integration

That’s it! You now have eCommerce reports enabled in both Google Analytics and ExactMetrics, GiveWP is connected, and you’re ready to get started with eCommerce reporting.

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