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Connecting Google Analytics

Many clients have asked for an easy way to look deeper into site useage and statistics; so we have built a plug-in to Google Analytics.  If your organization want's to utilize the powerful drill down capabilities of Google Analytics, simply follow the below steps.  (Note that if you have an existing Google Analytics account, you can set up a new property to manage the alumni community data)

How to sign-up for Google Analytics: 

1. Click here to go to Google Analytics.  
2. If you are not logged-in , login with Email and Password.
3. Next, sign-up with Google Analytics.
4. Follow the Account Setup steps and enter Account Name, Website Name, Website URL, and select an Industry Category and Reporting Time Zone.
5. Under Data Sharing Options, check the boxes next to the options that you want.
6. From the Google Analytics Terms of Service Agreement that opens, click I Accept.
7. Click Get Tracking ID.
8. Copy the Tracking ID. 

Note that Google Analytics is free of charge unless your website hits 5 million impressions per month.

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After getting the Tracking ID, you can set up your community with Google Analytics and get member insights. 

Follow the steps below to do so: 

9. Log in to the community as an administrator. 
10. On the navigation menu click "Admin," then click "Settings."

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11. Scroll down and look for "GOOGLE ANALYTICS" on the left. 
12. Paste the Tracking ID in the textbox.

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