Services

Enabling Google Analytics for Google Custom Search

Note that a Google Custom Search engine and Google Analytics profile must already have been created in order to complete the following steps.

 

If the Google Analytics account is the same as the GCS owner account:

  • Navigate to cse.google.com
  • Click the Sign In to Custom Search Engine button and login
  • If necessary, select the link for the GCS engine requiring Google Analytics
  • Click the Statistics and Logs link from the left side
  • Click the Google Analytics tab
  • Use the Google Analytics dropdown to select the appropriate Google Analytics profile.
  • Make sure the 'query' Query Parameter is selected and click Save
  • The GCS engine is now connected to the Google Analytics profile

 

If the Google Analytics account is different from the GCS owner account:

  • Navigate to cse.google.com
  • Click the Sign In to Custom Search Engine button and login
  • If necessary, select the link for the GCS engine requiring Google Analytics
  • Click the Setup link from the left side
  • Click the Admin tab
  • Click the Add button and enter the Google Analytics email account into the Add user dialog box
  • Logout of the GCS control panel and log back in using the Google Analytics email account
  • Click the Statistics and Logs link from the left side
  • Click the Google Analytics tab
  • Use the Google Analytics dropdown to select the appropriate Google Analytics profile.
  • Make sure the 'query' Query Parameter is selected and click Save
  • The GCS engine is now connected to the Google Analytics profile