How to Set Up Outbound Link Tracking

With MonsterInsights, you don’t have to write any code snippet in order to turn on outbound link tracking and downloads.

All you need to do is to select Yes in the Enable MonsterInsights events tracking option by navigating to Insights » Settings » Tracking » Engagement.

MonsterInsights Event Tracking settings

When you enable MonsterInsights events tracking MonsterInsights turns on not just outbound link tracking but also affiliate link tracking, email links, telephone links, hashed and download links.

That’s it! Now you know how to setup outbound link tracking in Google Analytics with MonsterInsights! Are you interested in discovering the sources of traffic for your outbound links clicks? Then please see our guide: How to Find the Source of Outbound Traffic in Google Analytics.