Snippet: Add Google Analytics Code

Add following snippet to “functions.php”

Snippet

add_action('wp_footer', 'add_google_analytics');
function add_google_analytics() {
?>
<script type="text/javascript">
    var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www.");
    document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E"));
</script>
<script type="text/javascript">
    try {
        var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-XXXXXXX-X");
        pageTracker._trackPageview();
    } catch(err) {}</script>
<?php
}

Result

It will add Google analytics code to the footer of every page. There is no need to add a full plugin for this simple task.

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