About Google Analytics Dashboard
Google Analytics Dashboard is a custom MODX dashboard widget + component that will show data from Google Analytics. You need a Google Analytics account to use this plugin.
Key features of Google Analytics Dashboard
- Show visitor, traffic sources, content and search queries
- Show website goals
- NEW: Realtime statistics!
Version 2.0.0 will be released 13-09-2017
August 10, 2022
3.0 - Current
Steps at Google
For usage of the Google Analytics Dashboard Google Analytics API credentials are required. Log in to your Google Account to which your Analytics are linked.
They can be generated at this page https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/library.
Search for 'Analytics API' in the library. Click on 'Analytics API'. On the next page you could choose for 'Enable'.
Go to Credentials. Choose for Create credentials > OAuth client ID.
- Application type: other.
- Enter a name and click on 'Create'.
Copy the 'Client ID' and a 'Client secret' to the system settings in MODX.
System settings The following system settings are required for further setup. Go the system settings > Select the namespace 'googleanalytics'.
Extra Go to Extras > Google Analytics. Click on the button 'Authorize'.
Click on 'Get authorization token'. Select your Google account which is used for Analytics. Read about the permissions, click on 'Allow' if you agree with them.
Copy the code to Authorization token field in MODX. Click on 'Authorize'.
A new button 'Settings' will be available. Click on 'Settings'.
Settings In this modal you should select your:
- Google Analytics account
- Google Analytics property
- Google Analytics profile
Click on 'Save'.
Google Analytics is now successfully connected to the Google Analytics Dashboard.
Go to Dashboards and place Analytics realtime and Analytics visitors on the dashboard of choice.
That's it, all done!
What should I do with previous installations of the Google Analytics Dashboard?
- Remove current widgets from dashboards & delete widget from the widget list
- Download or update the Google Analytics Dashboard.
- Install the new Google Analytics Dashboard 2..
- Uninstall and remove the Google Analytics Dashboard Widget 1.. from package management.
New in 3.0.2-beta
- Refactored code to MODX3
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