Known Issues:

The tracking code may not be the last script tag before the tag, because of when the template script tags are added. This may cause a performance issue in some browsers, as specified by Google Help.


This plugin is designed for Joomla 1.5, 2.5 and 3.0. To install, go to the Extension Manager page of Joomla Administrator and upload the package file. Then go to the Plugin Manager page and activate the plugin.


To use this plugin on the joomla site, first enable the plugin and configure the default parameters in the Plugin Manager. To control which types of users have access to this plugin, set the Access Level in the plugin.


NameDefault ValueDescription
Profile IDUA-XXXXX-XThis is the profile ID of the Google Analytics account.
TrackingSingle DomainThis specifies what you are actually tracking. There are four options: Single Domain, One Domain with Multiple Subdomains, Multiple TLD Domains, or Use Universal Analytics Tracking Code
HostnameThis is the second-level domain and top-level domain that will be typically specified when you select the "One Domain with Multiple Subdomains" option. The plugin automatically fills this out for you.
Exclude AdministrationYesIf this option is set to Yes, Google Analytics will track access to the Administration pages.
Enable Event TrackingNoAdds event tracking for outbound links. See: Google Docs
Choose Javascript TypeMootoolsChoose the type of javascript code to use for tracking. You have two options: Mootools or jQuery
Category LabelOutbound LinksThis is the label used for tracking the outbound links in Event Tracking reports.
Skip Popup Linksyoutube|youtu.beSpecify popup links to skip browser redirect that contain words. Separated by pipe character, |.