How to add a new website to Google Analytics?

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There are two ways of adding a new website to Google Analytics. First is by creating a completely new Google Analytics account and second is by creating a new property in an existing analytics account.

Below are both the ways explained.

a) How to add a website to Google Analytics

Follow the steps below to add a new website.

1. Create a new Google Analytics account. Follow the steps as shown

2. When you add the details click on Get Tracking Id, you will see the new Google’s global script.

3. Copy the global tag and paste into the head section of all your website pages.

 global site tag

4. Once you add the code, you will have to verify the code is working properly. you can use Google tag assistant or send test traffic to verify the setup.

b) Adding a new website to existing Google Analytics account

Step 1: Login to your google analytics account

Step 2: Click on the admin button located on the bottom of the left menu.
goto analytics admin

Step 3: Select the account from the dropdown in which you are going to add the website(property).[you can have 100 analytics accounts under a single google account]
create new account

Step 4: From the property drop down menu, click on the Create new property option.(you can add upto 50 websites/properties in one account)
create new property

Step 5: Fill in the website details and click Get Tracking Id button.
property name

Step 6: You should then see the tracking code. Copy and paste into your website.
analytics reporting code

Congrats! You have successfully added a new website to google analytics. Once you add a new website you can easily delete the property anytime.


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