Access Google Analytics
Tap 'Set up for free' if you do not already have a Google Analytics account
Analytics Account Setup
Add your 'Account name'
Select the data sharing options you agree to
Enter the Property name, it should be easy to identify as being your Format site
Select your Reporting time zone
About your business
Select Industry category
Select Business size
Select number of checkboxes that relate to you
Agree to Terms of Service
Google Analytics Terms of Service Agreement heading
Select your Country/Region
Read and select checkbox for Data Processing Terms
Read and select checkbox for Measurement Controller-Controller Data Protection Terms
If you agree with everything you have read, tap 'I Accept'
Read and select any checkboxes for email communications from Google Analytics then tap 'Save'
Set up Data Stream
Under 'Admin' tab you will see the Property you named previously
Go to 'Data Streams'
Enter the Website URL, it should be the full, correctly connected Secure URL with
Set the Stream name
Tap 'Create stream'
Select Enhanced Measurement options
Enable toggle for any information you want to collect additional data on and tap 'Save'
Web Stream Details
Check the Stream URL is correctly displaying as https://www.domainname.com
The Measurement ID will be shown here
Go to Tagging Instructions section. Tap 'Add new on-page tag'
Open the 'Google Site Tag (gtag.js)' accordion panel
Copy Global Site Tag (gtag.js) code
Viewing under 'Add new on-page tag'
Select the code in this panel
Format Settings > Site Panel
Return to your Format Dashboard and tap 'Settings'
Tap Site to activate the panel
Scroll down to the 'Custom <head> include' area
Read Warning and tap 'Continue Anyway'
Paste in gtag.js
Paste in the gtag.js code
Tap 'Save Changes'
Return to Google Analytics
Stream URL will show
Status will show no data received in past 48 hours
Your Data Stream should now show as being completely set up
It is unlikely that any statistics will be gathered in the first 48 hours after connecting.
Please see the range of Help Articles provided by Google Analytics to further understand and configure so that you get the best statistics possible.