Support » Plugin: Yoast SEO » WordPress 5.5: Google Analytics via YOAST not working!

  • Resolved Brisch


    Hi, since the Update to WordPress 5.5 the implementation of the Google Analycis UA via YOAST is not working anymore.

    1) Ghostery (Firefox Addon) showes 0 Trackers
    2) Googla Analytics shows no visitors since 10th of August
    3) The source code of the website only shows the UA number but no JavaScript for the implementation

    What happened and how to fix that?

    Thanks! Blessings, Brigitte

    The page I need help with: [log in to see the link]

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  • Plugin Support Priscilla Chapman


    Hi @brisch,

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention. There have been some known issues related to conflicts with other plugins and themes, but the ones you mentioned aren’t on the list.

    To help us to get some information about the problem, we ask the following questions:

    1. Can you confirm that this problem happens with Yoast SEO 14.7, WordPress 5.5, and all your other plugins and themes are up-to-date?

    2. Do any JavaScript errors appear in the browser console when you edit a page? If so, can you send us the error message or a link to a screenshot?

    3. Check for conflicts by deactivating all non-Yoast plugins and switching to a default WordPress theme like Twenty Nineteen. Does the error still appear?

    Thread Starter Brisch


    Hi Priscilla,

    maybe it was my fault and has nothing to do with the update. I put the UA-Number under YOAST/Webmastertoools/Google Verification Code. But as far as I can see, it is only for Google Search Console.

    Here I tried it without any fancy themes or plugins (except YOAST)

    As far as I can read here, YOAST does not have a field for the UA-number.

    Thanks! Blessings, Brigitte

    Plugin Support devnihil


    @brisch Thanks for your reply. You are correct in that Google Analytics tracking is not a feature of Yoast SEO.

    In order to resolve your issues with Google Analytics we would recommend either contacting the providers for what is handling your Google Analytics code (such as a theme or plugin) or by contacting Google’s through it’s own support channels. You can find Google’s help center for Google Analytics at this link and additional support services here

    We did previously develop a Google Analytics plugin, however, this was acquired by MonsterInsights and you can read more information on this here: If you wish to use a Google Analytics plugins, we would suggest using the MonsterInsights plugin as that is currently the developer of the plugin now, and will continue to be updated as well as provide new features. You can visit the plugin page for this here: Please note that as the Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights plugin is developed by a 3rd party, we would not be able to provide any type of support for the plugin directly.

    Thread Starter Brisch



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