How Do I Add Google Analytics Event Tracking To My Website?

How Do I Add Google Analytics Event Tracking To My Website?

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have the 'Manage Website Settings' permission
  • This is applicable to: All Themes
For additional information on how to use GA event tracking, see this article:  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/events

This article is intended for advanced users that want to add custom event tracking to their SoCast websites.  It requires access to the Website / Settings panel.

Step-by-step guide

To add event tracking follow these steps:

  1. Find a button from your website that you wish to track

  2. Right click that button and select "Inspect Element"

  3. In the path of the element ( see attached screenshot ), find the last element to the right containing a hash tag, e.g. "#listenBtn"


  4. Put the following code in the ' Website Custom Footer HTML ' section with the element name placed in the first brackets in the second line ( in this case "#listenBtn" ):

                <script>
                $("#listenBtn").click(function() {
                ga("send", "event", "player", "listen");
                });
                </script>
             

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