z Google Analytics - track visitors

rack your Blogger (Blogspot) statistics with Google Analytics

How to set it up
  • Go to Google Analytics to sign up or log in.
  • When logged in, choose to create a new account (click on the menu next to “My Analytics Accounts” at the top right of the page and choose “Create a new account”) and follow the steps. When you get to “Tracking Code“, open up a new window/tab and log in to yourBlogger account.
  • When logged in you will see your Dashboard, click “Design” under the name of your blog and you will arrive to Page Elements.
  • Then choose “Edit HTML” in the horizontal menu.
  • Take a look in the textbox and find the  tag.
  • Now you have to copy and paste the code from Google Analytics right BEFORE the tag, then click  “Save Template“.
  • Then click “Save and Finish” at the bottom of  the Google Analytics page and you’re done!
To check your Blogger statistics, you just have to click on your account on the first page of Google Analytics. If it says “Tracking Unknown” in the status column, even after 24h (you have to wait a day until it starts tracking), you have done something wrong.
Also, you might want to get your blog “Google verified” (How to add and verify a site on Google) so your blog gets crawled – your chances to show up on search results increases. Here is a tutorial for you WordPress.com users.


2.Choose your site "to verify"
To verify your site by uploading an HTML file:

a. On the Webmaster Tools Home page, click Verify next to the site you want.
b. In the Choose verification method list, select Upload an HTML file, and follow the steps on your screen.
c. Upload the file to your webserver to the location we specify. Generally, this is the root folder for your site. Note: Don't make any changes to name or content of the file.
d. Confirm the successful upload by clicking the link provided.
e. Once you have uploaded the file and can open it, click Verify. We will verify that the file exists in the specified location. If we can't access the file, we'll give you information about the error we encountered. More information about HTML file verification errors. Once this problem is resolved, try to verify your site again.


  • 6 months ago