How to Connect to Google Analytics

After you install MonsterInsights, you’ll need to connect your WordPress site to your Google Analytics account. MonsterInsights makes the process easy, with no coding required. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process step by step.

Authenticate a Google Analytics property with MonsterInsights

Start by navigating to Insights » Settings found on the left-hand side of your WordPress dashboard.

Next, click on the blue button, Connect MonsterInsights.

connect to monsterinsights wordpress dashboard

You will now be taken to a screen that will let you pick which Google Account you want to sign in with. Make sure to sign in to the account that you used to make your Google Analytics property.

sign into google account

Next, click the Allow button to give MonsterInsights access to your Google Analytics data.

click allow button

You’ll be given the option to choose the website profile you want to Authenticate with MonsterInsights.

choose your ga4 property

In the dropdown, find your website and then click Complete Connection.

That’s it! You’re all set.

It can take up to 24 hours for the MonsterInsights dashboard to display your data.

Once it does, you can go to Insights » Reports to see how your site is doing.

monsterinsights reports overview

That’s it! Now you know how to connect to Google Analytics with MonsterInsights. To take your sites of Google Analytics to the next level with MonsterInsights please see our guide: Getting Started with MonsterInsights: Guide and Checklist for Advanced Insights.