Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. This can be used to track session duration, page views, bounce rate and more.
On 1st July 2023, google will disable their GA3 - or Universal Analytics Code to the GA4 code. If you want to read more about what Google Analytics does you can see this guide: Introduction to Google Analytics
This article covers;
- How to Set up a New Google Analytics Tracking Code
- How to Add the Google Analytics Code to my ClubSpark Website
- How do I update the old UA code to the new GA4 code?
How to Set up a New Google Analytics Tracking Code
You can set up Google Analytics here. Your Google Analytics Code should look similar to G-73T8SW9YBF.
Here is a guide with further information on how to create it and find the number: How to set up a Google Analytics Account
Once you have created the account you will then add the code into Clubspark website.
How to Add the Google Analytics Code to my ClubSpark Website
Step 1: Within the ClubSpark Admin Pages - click on Website on the far left column
Step 2: Click on the Site Setting Tab found in the top right of the page
Step 3: Enter the Google Analytic tracking ID - starting with G-
Step 4: Click Save site settings
You will now be able to start to track traffic to your ClubSpark website from the Google Analytics page. Please give it a couple of days to start to collate the data. If you would like to learn more about tracking data on google analytics, you and view free courses online about google analytics, to access the course click here: Google Analytics Course
If you require any assistance with adding the google analytics to your website please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I update the old UA code to the new GA4 code?
If you previously had a Universal Google Analytics code. On 1st July 2023, Google are discontinuing the UA code for the new GA4 code, you will have likely been emailed by google to let you know. The data that is in the UA code will be lost too. So you will need to download this if you want to keep this.
Click here to view a Google support article which explains the steps you need to take.
You will need to create the new GA4 code and then add it in as per the steps above.