You’ve gotten your site up, now what?
You may have questions like these:
- How many people visit my website?
- Which pages on my website are the most popular?
- What content do my visitors like the most?
To give you a better understanding of how your visitors are viewing your site, you need to set up analytics on your site.
Here are two free analytics tools that you could use on your isomer sites.
WOGAA is a whole of government analytics platform. You can start signing up for it here.
Go to Manage Service and click on Add Service button on the top right hand corner to get started.
Once you’ve registered your service, please write in to WOGAA’s Support at email@example.com for verification that data is being captured on WOGAA’s end. Do make sure that you’ve registered the www version of your domain and include the following details in your email:
- Service Name
- Service URL
- Environment (staging/production)
Setting up Sentiments
Sentiments is a tool for you to quickly gather feedback about your site from your visitors.
To set up sentiments, go to Manage Services on your WOGAA portal and select Manage Sentiments. Follow the step-by-step guide on the portal, you should be able to set it up with a quick toggle of a button.
If you have any questions regarding WOGAA, you may write to the WOGAA team at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Google Anlaytics
Google Analytics is an free analytics tools provided by Google. You can go here to sign up using your google account.
Next, follow the steps below to configure Google Analytics on your site:
Go to your admin page, and under Tracking Info, select Tracking Code
Copy the Tracking ID on your Google Analytics
Paste it on your config.yml file in your repository. You should create a field
google_analytics if the file does not have this.