Help Use a custom analytics service

With Proseful, you can easily track and report your blog's traffic with a custom analytics service, such as Google Analytics or Simple Analytics.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google. Follow these steps to integrate Google Analytics with your Proseful blog.

1. Create a Google Analytics property

To track your blog's traffic in Google Analytics, you'll need a Google Analytics account and property:

  1. Go to https://www.google.com/analytics to sign up for a new Google Analytics account, or log in if you already have one.

  2. Follow Google's instructions to set up a property.

  3. Copy your property's Global Site Tag tracking code; it looks like this:

    <!-- Global Site Tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics -->
    ... (several lines of customized programming code appear here)
    </script>
    

2. Add your Google Analytics tracking code to Proseful

To add your Google Analytics tracking code to your Proseful blog:

  1. From your Proseful dashboard, go to Blog settings.

  2. In the Custom tracking code field, paste the tracking code copied previously.

  3. Click Save changes.

3. Verify that tracking is working

To verify that your blog's traffic is being tracked by Google Analytics:

  1. Visit your blog.

  2. In a different browser window, open Google Analytics and go to Real-Time > Overview.

  3. You should see your visit being registered on the Overview report.

Simple Analytics

Simple Analytics is simple, clean and privacy-focused analytics service. Follow these steps to integrate Simple Analytics with your Proseful blog.

1. Create a Simple Analytics account

To track your blog's traffic in Simple Analytics, you'll need a Simple Analytics account:

  1. Go to https://simpleanalytics.io to sign up for a new Simple Analytics account, or log in if you already have one.

  2. Copy the Simple Analytics tracking script.

2. Add your Simple Analytics tracking script to Proseful

To add the Simple Analytics tracking script to your Proseful blog:

  1. From your Proseful dashboard, go to Blog settings.

  2. In the Custom tracking code field, paste the tracking script copied previously.

  3. Click Save changes.

Other analytics service

To use another analytics service with Proseful, follow these general steps:

  1. Find and copy your analytics service's tracking code.

  2. From your Proseful dashboard, go to Blog settings.

  3. In the Custom tracking code field, paste the analytics service's tracking code.

  4. Click Save changes.