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Shopify GA4 Upgrade Instructions

  1. Create a GA4 property: If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to create a new GA4 property in your Google Analytics account. This can be done by navigating to the Admin section of your Google Analytics account and selecting “Create Property” under the “Property” column.
  2. Install the GA4 tracking code: Once you’ve created your GA4 property, you’ll need to install the GA4 tracking code on your Shopify store. This can be done by editing your Shopify theme code and adding the GA4 tracking code to the appropriate section.
  3. Set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking: If you want to track ecommerce data in GA4, you’ll need to set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking on your Shopify store. This involves enabling Enhanced Ecommerce tracking in your GA4 property settings and updating your Shopify code to include Enhanced Ecommerce data.
  4. Update your Shopify dataLayer: In order to send data from your Shopify store to GA4, you’ll need to update your Shopify dataLayer to include the GA4 specific parameters. This can be done by adding the appropriate dataLayer variables to your Shopify theme code.
  5. Test and validate your GA4 setup: Once you’ve completed the above steps, it’s important to test and validate your GA4 setup to ensure that data is being collected and tracked correctly. This can be done by using the GA4 debug mode or by checking the GA4 real-time reports.
  6. Migrate historical data (optional): If you want to include historical data in your GA4 reports, you’ll need to migrate your historical data from your Universal Analytics property to your GA4 property. This can be done using the GA4 data import feature or by using a third-party tool.

BigCommerce GA4 Upgrade Instructions

  1. Create a GA4 property: If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to create a new GA4 property in your Google Analytics account. This can be done by navigating to the Admin section of your Google Analytics account and selecting “Create Property” under the “Property” column.
  2. Install the GA4 tracking code: Once you’ve created your GA4 property, you’ll need to install the GA4 tracking code on your BigCommerce store. This can be done by adding the GA4 tracking code to your store’s global footer or by using a third-party app to install the tracking code.
  3. Set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking: If you want to track ecommerce data in GA4, you’ll need to set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking on your BigCommerce store. This involves enabling Enhanced Ecommerce tracking in your GA4 property settings and updating your BigCommerce code to include Enhanced Ecommerce data.
  4. Update your BigCommerce dataLayer: In order to send data from your BigCommerce store to GA4, you’ll need to update your BigCommerce dataLayer to include the GA4 specific parameters. This can be done by adding the appropriate dataLayer variables to your BigCommerce template files.
  5. Test and validate your GA4 setup: Once you’ve completed the above steps, it’s important to test and validate your GA4 setup to ensure that data is being collected and tracked correctly. This can be done by using the GA4 debug mode or by checking the GA4 real-time reports.
  6. Migrate historical data (optional): If you want to include historical data in your GA4 reports, you’ll need to migrate your historical data from your Universal Analytics property to your GA4 property. This can be done using the GA4 data import feature or by using a third-party tool.

WordPress GA4 Upgrade Instructions

Upgrading your WordPress website to Google Analytics 4 (GA4) involves several steps:

  1. Create a GA4 property: If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to create a new GA4 property in your Google Analytics account. This can be done by navigating to the Admin section of your Google Analytics account and selecting “Create Property” under the “Property” column.
  2. Install the GA4 tracking code: Once you’ve created your GA4 property, you’ll need to install the GA4 tracking code on your WordPress website. This can be done by adding the GA4 tracking code to your website’s header or footer, or by using a plugin to install the tracking code.
  3. Set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking: If you want to track ecommerce data in GA4, you’ll need to set up Enhanced Ecommerce tracking on your WordPress website. This involves enabling Enhanced Ecommerce tracking in your GA4 property settings and updating your website code to include Enhanced Ecommerce data.
  4. Update your WordPress dataLayer: In order to send data from your WordPress website to GA4, you’ll need to update your website’s dataLayer to include the GA4 specific parameters. This can be done by adding the appropriate dataLayer variables to your website’s template files or by using a plugin to update the dataLayer.
  5. Test and validate your GA4 setup: Once you’ve completed the above steps, it’s important to test and validate your GA4 setup to ensure that data is being collected and tracked correctly. This can be done by using the GA4 debug mode or by checking the GA4 real-time reports.
  6. Migrate historical data (optional): If you want to include historical data in your GA4 reports, you’ll need to migrate your historical data from your Universal Analytics property to your GA4 property. This can be done using the GA4 data import feature or by using a third-party tool.