2

I have WP Multisite and now I want to track the different sites.
I'm using Multisite Domain Mapping to map www.mysite.com to http://subsite.mysite.com

My questions is:

a) Do I need to add the same google analytics script to all themes?
b) when creating the script at GA, I have the following choices:

  • A single domain (default)
  • One domain with multiple subdomains
  • Multiple top-level domains

Do I use nr 2 or 3?

I know there are plugins I can use. But I still have to create the scripts at GA, right?

4

Hook the script into the footer, which is easy enough.

http://wpmututorials.com/plugins/how-to-hook-into-the-footer/

As stated in the post, toss that into mu-plugins, it will track all your site, regardless of domain. GA can sort it out on their end.

totally do-able.

  • Hi Andrea. Nice to see you here :) Yup - didn't think of that. Knew it was an easy way to do this. And I bet I'll go for # 3. – Steven Nov 24 '10 at 18:26
2

You need to find the right setup at GA first. There is an option where you select if you want to use it on a single domain or on multiple domains. Please see the description there as it depends on what you want to do on your site - and you have multiple options.

After you've made your mind about how you want to have it configured you should select the appropriate plugin and configuration. I don't know from top of my head which of the many is fitting for a multi-site multi-domain setup. Probably other readers can share some practical experience for a recommendation.

0

GA operates with profiles, that is entity that you choose to view report for.

Choice between 2 and 3 is essentially choosing if you want to combine all of domains under single profile/report (but be able to distinguish sub-domains with filters and such) or you want completely separate profiles.

See My site has multiple domain names. How do I set up tracking?.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.