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Add Google Tag Manager To A Wordpress Site




To successfully install and configure Google Tag Manager on your WordPress site, ensuring it functions correctly for streamlined management of various tracking pixels and analytics tools.


Ideal Outcome

Google Tag Manager is properly installed on your WordPress site without any technical issues, enabling easy addition and management of tracking codes.


Prerequisites or Requirements

  • Site: This service is specifically tailored for self-hosted websites.


Why This Service?

  • Efficient Tag Management: GTM simplifies the process of adding and updating various tracking codes on your website.
  • Reduced Need for Coding: Eliminates the necessity to directly edit site code, reducing the risk of errors.
  • Improved Site Performance: Helps in keeping your site's code clean and efficient, potentially improving load times.
  • Enhanced Tracking Capabilities: Facilitates the use of advanced tracking setups, such as event tracking and custom dimensions.
  • Streamlined Analytics Setup: Provides a centralized platform for managing all your analytics and marketing tags.


When to Use This Service

  • Initial Website Setup: When setting up a new WordPress website and preparing for analytics and tracking implementations.
  • Adding Tracking Features: If introducing new tracking or analytics features to your existing WordPress site.
  • Optimizing Site Management: When seeking to streamline the process of managing multiple analytics and tracking codes.


Process for Installing Google Tag Manager on WordPress

  • GTM Account Setup:

    • Guide you through the process of setting up a Google Tag Manager account if you don't already have one.
  • WordPress Site Preparation:

    • Prepare your WordPress site for GTM integration, including backup and performance checks.
  • GTM Container Creation:

    • Create and configure a GTM container tailored for your WordPress site.
  • Installation and Configuration:

    • Install the GTM container on your WordPress site, ensuring proper placement and configuration.
  • Testing and Verification:

    • Rigorously test the GTM installation to confirm it is functioning correctly and tracking as expected.
  • Basic Tag Setup:

    • Set up basic tracking tags (e.g., Google Analytics) in GTM as part of the installation process.
  • Documentation and Training:

    • Provide comprehensive documentation and training on using GTM for your WordPress site.
  • Ongoing Support:

    • Offer ongoing technical support and advice for managing your GTM setup.


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