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I'm trying to add this code in wordpress below to a button (Divi theme, using Divi builder) as well as to one of the top menu items.

it seems like i need to use some jquery, which is beyond me.

Any help would rock! https://canadasautoloan.ca

Google ads events tracking, i've done all the rest and I can add it to normal links, but not buttons and menus that I can't edit.

Add an onclick attribute directly to the code for the button or link that you'd like to track. The code you use will depend on how the link or button is displayed on your site: as a text link, button or button image.

Add the code to a text link: In the code below, replace "http://example.com/your-link" with the URL for your website or telephone link, and replace "Download now!" with your link text.

<a onclick="return gtag_report_conversion('http://example.com/your-link');" href="http://example.com/your-link">Download now!</a>

Add the code to a button: This code shows you how to add click tracking functionality to a button using the tag. Replace 'http://example.com/your-link' with the URL for your website.

<button onclick="return gtag_report_conversion('http://example.com/your-link')">Submit</button>

Add the code to a button image: In the code below, replace "download_button.gif" with your button image, replace the width and height with your image's parameters, and replace "http://example.com/your-link" with the URL for your link.

<img src="download_button.gif" alt="Download Whitepaper" width="32" height="32" onclick="return gtag_report_conversion('http://example.com/your-link')" />

*EDIT AND AN ANSWER:

The Divi team gave me some code I put into the header that seems to have done it. Here's the code in case it helps anyone else: Please go to your WordPress Dashboard > Divi > Theme Options > Integration > Add code to the < head > of your blog and add the following:

<script type="text/javascript">
jQuery(document).ready(function() {
jQuery('.get-started a').attr("onclick", "return gtag_report_conversion('https://canadasautoloan.ca/auto-loan-application-form/');");
jQuery('a.et_pb_button[href="https://canadasautoloan.ca/auto-loan-application-form/?choose_vehicle=Ask"]').attr("onclick", "return gtag_report_conversion('https://canadasautoloan.ca/auto-loan-application-form/?choose_vehicle=Ask');");
});
</script>
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  • Do you have the ability to add ID to your button? – Vishwa Apr 9 '19 at 5:32
  • Yes for some of them I do for sure. – Wesley Phibbs Apr 10 '19 at 14:50
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As you mentioned in the comment, if you have the ability to add ID value(s) to the elements, or you can try using css selector. choose what's best for you. then do as follows..

in your custom js file, add this,

(if you don't have your own custom js file, you can add one, append following into your theme's functions.php file)

function add_custom_scripts() {
wp_enqueue_script( 'my-custom-script', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/mycustom.js', array(), '1.0.0', true );
}
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'add_custom_scripts' );

in your js file,

jQuery(document).ready(function() {

var gButton = jQuery("#your-element-id");
var url = "http://example.com/your-link";

gButton.on("click", function(){ gtag_report_conversion(url); });

});

add every element you want to track in there and call the gtag_report_conversion(url) as I mentioned. That's all.

I assume you've already set up necessary steps, installed the global site tag and Event snippet code to necessary pages.

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  • Thank you for taking the time on this, ill keep it handy. For now the Divi team gave me some code I put into the header that seems to have done it. – Wesley Phibbs Apr 12 '19 at 5:18
  • Glad to be help, if this helps you in anyway, you can vote/accept this as the answer. anyway, check with divi team whether theme update will cause that piece of code to disappear in future or not – Vishwa Apr 12 '19 at 5:20

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