“FAQ” post for Frequently Asked (and pre-sales) Questions about GA Google Analytics Pro.
Will this plugin slow down my site?
GA Pro is designed to be super lightweight and fast, so it won’t slow down your site. It’s built with the WordPress API for optimal functionality, performance, and security.
What is the difference between free version and pro?
In a nutshell, pro can do everything that free can do, PLUS it features an opt-out box, code previews, and support for multiple tracking codes. For a complete breakdown, check out the GA Google Analytics Pro homepage.
Does it support Google Analytics 4?
Yes both free and pro versions of GA Google Analytics support Google Analytics 4. Here is a setup guide for GA Pro.
Is GA Pro Multisite compatible?
Due to licensing restrictions, GA Pro works on an individual, per-site basis. That means the plugin can be activated on any given site on a Multisite network, but network-wide activation is not supported at this time.
How to implement Google Optimize?
Here are the steps:
- Enable Universal Analytics in the plugin settings
- Add the Optimize plugin (e.g.,
ga('require', 'GTM-XXXXXX');) to the setting, “Custom GA Code”
- Add the Page Hiding (flicker) snippet to the setting, “Custom <head> Code”
- Enable the setting, “Custom <head> Location”
Save changes and done! You can view the source code of your web pages to verify the results.
Tracking code is not included on my pages?
If you check the source code of your pages and don’t see the GA tracking code, check the following:
- Check that your theme includes the hooks,
- If you are using a caching plugin, try clearing the cache
If the GA tracking code still is not displayed, most likely there is interference from another plugin or theme. In this case, the best way to resolve the issue is to do some basic troubleshooting of your WordPress theme and plugins.
Google Analytic says tracking code is not detected?
You need to wait awhile for Google to collect some data, like at least a day or up to 72 hours in some cases. Standard stuff for Google Analytics. For more information and help with all things Analytics, check out the Google Analytics Help Center.