How to create a Universal Analytics property (GA3) in Google Analytics? 2020 November Guide

by | Nov 12, 2020 | Google Analytics | 0 comments

With the launch of the next generation of Google Analytics, Google Analytics 4 (GA4), Google has changed the way we create properties in GA. When creating an account or a property, GA4 will be the default one. In this article, we will show you how to create a Universal Analytics (GA3 – not an official term though, but we started to use this) property.

This article would help you with the below questions;

  1. How can I create a Universal Analytics property in GA4?
  2. My Google Analytics interface is changed. How can I get my old view?
  3. I can’t find the goal funnel in my Google Analytics account. How can I get it?

Step 01

Login to your Google Analytics account & click on Admin (gear icon). And then click on Create Property button

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Step 02

Give a name for your new property under the Property details sections. Now click on Show advanced options. This is your unlock key to create a Universal Analytics property 😀

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Step 03

Now you’ll below toggle “Create a Universal Analytics property”. Turn this on.

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Step 04

Now you have the choice to create either a Universal Analytics property alone or create both UA & GA4 properties together. 

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Now press Next & continue with the wizard. The next steps are pretty self-explanatory. If you need help, follow along with the below-mentioned articles or watch the video explaining creating a new account to installing codes on your website / WordPress CMS.

How to get the new Google Analytics 4 Property (GA4) for WordPress
How to upgrade to new Google Analytics 4 (GA4) Property

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