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Where to put Google Analytics

Posted on 2015-01-12
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Does Google Analytics code go into the header or footer of a WordPress site.

Or does it matter?

In working with raw HTML, I always put it right before the </body> tag.

I am using the plugin "Insert Headers and Footers".

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Question by:Richard Korts
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Or does it matter?

The newest scripts load async so it doesn't matter a ton.  I prefer the footer using these instructions:

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/#SplitSnippet
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