Plugin Reviews

Google Analytics by Yoast

Track your WordPress site easily with the latest tracking codes and lots added data for search result pages and error pages.


308 reviews
Average Rating
4.1 out of 5 stars
Must be update
By , for WP 3.9.2

Must be update for new analytics code and need options to demographic reports

I can't think of a reason NOT to want this
By ,

The plugin works flawlessly, super simple to install and use. i only wish all WordPress plugins would be implemented as great. Nice work!

Sporadically Intuitive, Not Kept Current
By , for WP 3.9.2

The SEO red, yellow, green on posts.

So many pages, so little clarity. Yoast needs a writer and UX Designer.
No modeling of how things should be done, just - hey here is a random form field to enter something into.

XML Sitemap issues - major problems here.
Does not work with Demographics and Interest Reports for Google Analytics - you can't update your GA code to get the benefit of this. There is a "fix" that I found, but it does not work.

Does the job
By , for WP 3.9.2

Use this plugin on a couple wordpress sites. The only issue I have, is no support for Universal Analytics; I've read it's in the works, but I feel at this point, it should be an option for those of us who want to use it.

By , for WP 3.9.2

works great

Very easy to use
By , for WP 3.9.1

I tried a few of these "simple" plugins for Google analytics. This one is by far the easiest to use and edit. Just type in the UA code and that's it. Thanks so much for putting this plugin out.

After deinstall it's still working, cant't stop it
By , for WP 3.9.1

It's still breaking other Tracking code i.e. Tag Manager.

Warning - adds it's own analytics code to your site by default
By , for WP 3.9.1

We assumed this was just bringing reporting into the WordPress CMS, and already had GA code in our header. However this plugin once installed adds it's own tracking code by default. You can turn this off, but it is not clear, and double analytics code on your site makes certain stats (bounce rate, time on page, number of page views, etc) seem unrealistically positive.

Other than this oversight - it's great and very useful.

No Universal Analytics Update
By , for WP 3.9.1

I really loved this plugin. Apparently it takes care of major Google analytics tweaks. I used this plugin in my blog for couple of years.

But the the only problem with this plugin is : UPDATES, yup! it gets New Google analytics updates very later stage such as Universal Analytics Update. After release Yoast SEO plugins still haven't updated with UA not even remarketing facility.

Yes, I know this plugin is free but who doesn't loves to stay updated. I think unlike me many are also waiting for the update.

Special plugin !
By ,

I like all Yoast plugins, but this one is special.

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