So you’re ready to start tracking your website data and you thought: How do I Create a Google Analytics Code?

Great let’s started. What you’ll need before we start:

A Google account – that’s it.

Now head to: and log in. You’ll need to answer some questions for T&C related stuff. Once you’ve done that add the URL of your site ( for me).

For your account name enter whatever you want the website to be called and finally select your timezone.

Some more agreeing to be done – then you’ll be able to see the code – Copy and paste this into a word document.

So How do I Create a Google Analytics Code – it’s as easy as that! Now you have your code you’ll need to know How do I Install a Google Analytics Code…which is handy.

How do I Create a Google Analytics Code if I already have an Account?

If you already have a Google account go to and log in. Click the Admin button, select the account you want to use:

Now click the Property dropdown and select New Property

The next screen you get to choose some specifics:

  • Website Name: The name of your website (pretty simple)
  • Websute URL: The address of the website in the style of or (depending how you set it up)
  • Category: Select from the dropdown
  • Reporting Time Zone: Select the time zone you’re in.That’s it! It’s pretty simple really isn’t it.

Looking for some more guidance on what to do next? Head to our post How to Install a Google Analytics Code and then discover How to use Google Analytics with our next post!

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