How to easily set up a Google Analytics Stats Dashboard on WordPress

How to easily set up a Google Analytics Stats Dashboard on WordPress

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But, every time you login to your google analytics dashboard

Here are some basic FAQs

1. What is Google Analytics Stats

Google Analytics Stats is a form of analyzing of your blogs stats. Which means it shows you how many pages views you have.

2. Is Google Analytics must required?

Yes, Definitely Google Analytics must required one to analyze the your websites stats and take appropriate actions.

3. Any alternate to Google Analytics?

Till today there is no alternate for Google Analytics

In this article i briefly explain you, How to easily set up a Google Analytics Stats Dashboard on WordPress. Which means when you login WordPress dashboard, You are able to see your blog stats inside WordPress dashboard home page.

Google Analytics Stats WordPress

Every time you should log in to Google Analytics account for analyzing your blog stats. Which is not easy for beginners. You should add a code into the WordPress theme’s header for this.

Google Analytics platform bit hard to understand for beginners. You can find every form of information on it, it’s not easy for freshers.

MonsterInsights plugin makes these processes easy. Install MonsterInsights plugin and activate it. If you are new to installing plugin read here to how to install and activate a plugin

Once activated your plugin you will see an Insights menu. Next, you’ll need to connect your site with your Google Analytics account. Read our article about how to Connect MonsterInsights to Google Analytics platform

WordPress Analytics Dashboard Widget

MonsterInsights give you 2 types of WordPress reporting dashboard widgets:

  • MonsterInsights Dashboard Widget
  • MonsterInsights Custom Dashboards

MonsterInsights Dashboard Widget

MonsterInsights’ Dashboard Widget makes it easy to view your site’s statistics at a glance as you can view them right in your WordPress dashboard. After you log into your WordPress admin area (, you’ll see the dashboard widget.

MonsterInsights’ Dashboard Widget. You can view your sites stats at a glance in your WordPress dashboard without going to MonsterInsights’ dashboard.

By default, it shows you an overview report. That includes some stats like Sessions, Pageviews, Avg. Session Duration, Bounce Rate. it shows you the Last 30 days or 7 days stats.

If you want to add some additional stats to the dashboard. You can add it from drop-down that includes Publishers report and eCommerce report

Google Analytics Stats WordPress
  • Top posts / pages
  • New vs Returning Visitors
  • Device Breakdown
  • Top Landing Pages
  • Top Exit Pages
  • Top Outbound Links
  • Top Affiliate Links
  • Top Download Links

Google Analytics Stats WordPress

By default your stats widget reports is in half-screen mode. you can change it to full-screen mode. by click the blue cursor between the days switching drop down and settings icon in the MonsterInsights widget.

2. MonsterInsights’ Custom Dashboards.

Also, MonsterInsights give you the custom dashboards inside your WordPress dashboard.

You can view your site’s complete stats report in MonsterInsights’ custom dashboards inside the WordPress dashboard.

To view your custom reports go on to Insights » Reports from your WordPress admin area. There you’ll see the Overview report that includes your site’s total page views, sessions, top 10 countries, top referrals, top posts/pages, etc.

MonsterInsights’ custom dashboards includ with 7 tabs. That are Overview, Publishers, eCommerce, Search Console, Dimensions, Forms, Real-Time


Publishers Report

In the Publishers Report tab you are allowed to see report of Top Landing Pages, Top Exit Pages, Top Download Links of last 7 or 30 days or custom date range.

Search Console Report

In the Search Console Report you can see Top 50 Google Search Terms of last 7 or 30 days or custom date range

Real-Time Report

In Real-Time Report tab you can see how many peoples are right now on your site. Page views Per Minute stats. Top Pages. Top Countries, Top Cities, etc.

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