Custom Google Analytics Events in WordPress

Custom Google Analytics Events in WordPress

Today we are going to learn how to integrate custom Google Analytics events in WordPress.

First of all, of course, you need a google analytics account and we will need a analytics plugin for WordPress. I recommend this – easy to setup

For example I will setup a component I have here.

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All we need is to setup the _gaq.push method in the play function for example.

if(o.google_analytics_send_play_event=='on' && window._gaq && google_analytics_sent_play_event==false){
                    //if(window.console){ console.info( 'sent event'); }
                    window._gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'ZoomSounds Play', 'Play', 'zoomsounds play - '+cthis.attr('data-source')]);
                    google_analytics_sent_play_event = true;
                }

and now you can see that events from here will be tracked

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