Adding Google Analytics to WordPress

I’ve looked all over for a plugin to install Google Analytics on a WordPress blog, finally I got fed up as all the plugins only provide the basic (urchin.js) script and not the newer advanced script (

I decided to share with everyone how easy it really is to do this yourself with the built in Theme Editor.

The Theme EditorNext step is to located and select the “Footer” from the right hand menu. Now scroll all the way down and paste your code in right before the tag.The Editor

After realizing how easy this  really was it really makes you think why people really even need to develop a plugin for it as the act of installing the plugin is more work then adding Google Analytics to your wordpress blog.

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