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Set up Google Tag Manager & Google Analytics stats on your website.

Discover how to easily set up Google Analytics on your website using Bit Assist. Google Analytics with Bit Assist is a dynamic partnership that elevates your website’s performance-tracking capabilities. By seamlessly integrating Google Analytics with Bit Assist, you gain comprehensive insights into user behavior, traffic analysis, and conversion metrics. This powerful combination enables data-informed decisions, empowering you to fine-tune your online presence, improve user experiences, and achieve your digital objectives with precision.

Access our comprehensive tutorial today and get started on optimizing your website.

Setup Bit Assist Widget

1. First, add one or multiple channels to your website using Bit Assist.

Widget List
Widget List add channels to your website using bit assist

2. Go to the settings, scroll down the page, and enable the Google Analytics functionality.

Google Analytics settings
enable Google Analytics in bit assist

Setup Google Tag Manager

1. Now, go to your Google Tag Manager account. If you don’t already have one, you can create a new account. Then click “Click here to create a container“.

Google Analytics click here to create a container

2. Now, provide a name for the container, choose “web” as the target platform, and proceed by clicking on the “Create” option

Google Analytics container name, target platform web then create

3. A window will appear displaying the header and footer code. Please copy the “Header Code” and navigate to your site’s admin panel. Paste the copied code into the “Header Section“, and if preferred, you can utilize a third-party plugin to do so. Then click on “Ok

Google Analytics copy the header code and paste to your site

Create a Trigger

  1. After that, navigate to the “Triggers” section, click on “New” and provide a name for the trigger configuration. Finally, click on the newly created trigger configuration.
Google Analytics new triggers
Google Analytics give a name click on trigger configuration
  1. Scroll further down and select the trigger type labeled “Custom Event” within the “Other” section. For the Event name, specify “bitAssistChannel” ensuring it matches exactly. Opt for “All Custom Events” as the trigger activation condition, and then finalize the process by clicking the “Save” button.
Google Analytics choose trigger type custom event
Google Analytics custom event
  1. To view the preview, please click on the “Preview” button.
  1. Please enter your website’s URL and then click “Connect.”
Google Analytics site URL and connect
  1. Click on the Bit Assist Widget, then click on a channel, which in this instance “WooCommerce” or “YouTube“. On the left side, you will see a received response labeled “bitAssistChannel.” Then, proceed by clicking on “Finish” and subsequently clicking on “Continue.”
Google Analytics click bit assist widget
Google Analytics click bit assist widget click on woocommerce
Google Analytics got a response
Google Analytics finish
Google Analytics continue

Create a Tag

  1. Return to Google Tag Manager and navigate to the “Tags” section.
Google Analytics go to tags
  1. Generate a fresh tag by assigning a name to it, and then access the tag configuration. From there, opt for “Google Analytics“. Keep in mind that you must create a Google Analytics account before proceeding. Afterward, select “Google Analytics GA4 Event.”
Google Analytics create new tag
Google Analytics tag name and tag configuration
Google Analytics choose google Analytics
Google Analytics choose Google Analytics GA4 Event
  1. Here, provide a name, enter your Measurement ID, and specify the Event name. Afterward, click the “Create tag” button. Set the tag name, select “Google tag” as the Tag type, use the same Tag ID as the Measurement ID, set the firing triggers to “Initialization – All pages,” and then save your settings.
Google Analytics Measurement ID and Event name
Google Analytics tags
Google Analytics create tags
  1. First, copy the Measurement ID. Then, delete the Measurement ID, and subsequently paste it once more. Now, navigate to the Triggering section. Select the custom event, which in this instance is “Bit Assist.” Finally, save your selection by clicking on the “Save” button.
Google Analytics tag found
Google Analytics triggering
Google Analytics choose trigger custom event
Google Analytics save
  1. Click the “Submit” button, then provide a version name and proceed to “Publish“.
Google Analytics version name and publish
Google Analytics publish

14. Navigate to Google Analytics, then proceed to the “Reports” section, and from there, access the “Realtime“. Afterward, scroll down to verify the count of users within the last 30 minutes, which should be zero. Continue by examining the event count categorized by event name.

Google Analytics dashboard
Google Analytics reports
Google Analytics report and real time
Google Analytics event count by event name

15. Go to your website, click on the Bit Assist Widget, then click on a channel, which in this instance “WooCommerce” or “YouTube“. Again go to “Google Analytics” and check users within the last 30 minutes, which should be one. Continue by examining the event count categorized by event name.

Google Analytics Bit Assist widget
Google Analytics Bit Assist widget woocommerce
Google Analytics users in last 30 minutes
Google Analytics event count by event name
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