Plugin instructions «Google Analytics» for Joomla - IWS.BY

Plugin instructions «Google Analytics» for Joomla

First, get the plugin by clicking the “Get plugin” button above, if the plugin has already been received, then proceed further.

Installing a plugin in CMS Joomla 3

Go to your site’s dashboard.

In the top menu, follow the path to the extension installation manager along the path «Extensions» – «Manage» – «Install»:

Joomla 3 Extension Manager

On the page that opens, press the green button and select the archive received on the IWS.BY website when ordering.

After successful installation, you will receive a notification about successful installation:

Joomla 3 Successful Installation Notice

Enabling plugin «Google Analytics» in CMS Joomla 3

To work, the plugin must be enabled.

Go to the CMS Joomla 3 Plugin Manager by following the path «Extensions» – «Plugins».

Plugin Manager in Joomla 3

On the page that opens, in the search bar, enter the name of the plugin for a quick search. Name «System – IWS.BY Google Analytics».

Only one plugin we need will remain in the list of plugins. There will be a red cross next to the name, click on it to activate the plugin.

The red cross will change to a green checkmark, the plugin has been successfully activated.

Configuring the plugin «Yandex Metrika» in Joomla 3

To set up the plugin, we need the analytics counter code obtained when registering the site in the Google Analytics service. How to register your site in Google Analytics read on this link.

After getting the counter for the site, go to the Joomla Plugin Manager and click on the plugin name to get to the plugin management page.

The plugin management page will open, in which you need to fill in only two fields.

First field «License key».

«License Key» field

It is necessary to fill in the license key received during the registration and download of the plugin from the IWS.BY website. The key must be filled in to receive regular plugin updates. Without this key, an error will be displayed when updating to a new version.

Second field «Google Analytics code»

In this field, you must place the site counter code issued when registering a site in the Google Analytics service. The code looks like this:

<!-- Global site tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics --> <script async src=""></script> <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'G-11111111'); </script>
Code language: YAML (yaml)

After filling in all the fields, click on the «Save» button.

After completing all the steps, you will add the Google Analytics counter code to your website.

For all questions regarding the work of the plugin «IWS.BY Google Analytics», you can contact by email


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