How to Set up Restrict Content Pro Tracking in Google Analytics

How to Set Up Restrict Content Pro Tracking in Google Analytics

Do you use Restrict Content Pro on your membership website?

Connecting your membership site with Google Analytics will give you the insightful data that you need in order to make decisions that’ll increase signups and grow your business.

To learn how to set up Google Analytics tracking for Restrict Content Pro, read on.

Restrict Content Pro & Google Analytics eCommerce Tracking

When you have new members sign up, do you know how they found your website? Did they visit a few times before signing up? What’s your signup conversion rate?

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These are all questions that you can’t answer with the reports inside of Restrict Content Pro, but you can answer with Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce tracking.

Follow these steps to set up ecommerce tracking on your Restrict Content Pro website.

Enhanced Ecommerce Tracking Setup in 4 Easy Steps

To set up enhanced ecommerce tracking in WordPress for Restrict Content Pro the easy way, we’re going to use the MonsterInsights plugin.

monsterinsights wordpress plugin

MonsterInsights is the best Google Analytics plugin for WordPress, and it integrates directly with Restrict Content Pro.

With MonsterInsights, setting up enhanced ecommerce tracking is simple, requiring no code editing.

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Now, let’s dive into the 4 steps to set up tracking!

Step 1: Install and Activate MonsterInsights

First, you’ll need to purchase MonsterInsights at the Pro level if you haven’t done so already.

Then, download the ZIP files from your account area under the Downloads tab.

download monsterinsights

Next, upload the plugin to your WordPress website. You can do that by going to Plugins » Add New » Upload Plugins and clicking the Install Now button.

upload plugin in wordpress

After that, click the Activate Plugin button.

activate monsterinsights

Now, you’ll need to connect Google Analytics to your WordPress website. With MonsterInsights, there’s no code editing necessary! Just allow access to connect the two together.

Allow MonsterInsights to Access Your Google Analytics Data

For help getting started, you can read our step-by-step guide on how to properly set up Google Analytics and MonsterInsights.

Step 2: Install the eCommerce Addon

Head to Insights » Addons and click Install under the MonsterInsights eCommerce addon.

Install MonsterInsights eCommerce Addon

Step 3: Enable eCommerce Tracking in Google Analytics

Now that you’ve activated the eCommerce addon in MonsterInsights, the next thing to do is turn on Enhanced Ecommerce in Google Analytics.

First, log in to Google Analytics and select the correct website you’d like to enable eCommerce for.

select property or website

Next, click Admin in the left-hand menu bar and click Ecommerce Settings under the column on the right.

Ecommerce Settings in Google Analytics Admin

Next, click the sliders for Enable Ecommerce and Enable Enhanced Ecommerce Reporting to turn them on.

enable enhanced ecommerce

Then click the Save button when you’re done.

Step 4: Activate eCommerce in MonsterInsights and Restrict Content Pro

Next, go back to your WordPress website to enable Enhanced eCommerce in MonsterInsights and connect Restrict Content Pro.

You can do that by navigating to Settings » eCommerce and enable Use Enhanced eCommerce.

Enable Ecommerce and Restrict Content Pro Integration

When you enable Enhanced eCommerce, MonsterInsights will find Restrict Content Pro and connect automatically. You’ll see that switch toggle into the on position.

That’s it! You now have reports enabled and you’ll start seeing data from Google Analytics and Restrict Content Pro in your MonsterInsights reporting dashboard.

How to View Restrict Content Pro Reports in WordPress

Alright, so you have reporting set up. But how do you read those new reports?

Let’s take a quick look at how your MonsterInsights data will appear with Restrict Content Pro connected.

First, you’ll have the eCommerce overview:

Ecommerce Overview Report

  • Conversion Rate = Visitors who signed up divided by total visitors
  • Transactions = Paid Signups
  • Revenue = Revenue from signups
  • Avg. Order Value = Average paid per signup

Next, you’ll see a Top Products report:

top products report

Each “product” for you is a membership page.

After that, you’ll see Top Conversion Sources:

Top Conversion Sources report in MonsterInsights

If visitors who purchased a membership were referred to your site by clicking through from another site, you’ll see those here.

At the bottom of the page, you’ll find Time to Purchase and Sessions to Purchase:

Time and Sessions to Purchase

If visitors came to your site multiple times before purchasing a membership, you’ll see those numbers here.

That’s it for your ecommerce reports!

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