How to Use Scroll Depth Tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics

Do you want to use scroll depth tracking on your WordPress website?
Scroll depth tracking will help you to know how far is a user scroll on your website.
This data helps to find out is your site visitors are really reading your long posts and when they lose interest.
So you can optimize your content to keep your users engaged.
In this post, I will show you how to setup scroll depth tracking in a WordPress site with Google analytics.

Usually, scroll depth tracking is when a user goes to see your website content up to below the screen.
It is the primary thing that user to perform on-site to look at content.
Scroll depth tracking important measure to track user engagement on a site.

It gives you insight about user interaction on site that helps you to improve your web pages in length.
Using MonsterInsights scroll left tracking feature you can find out how much an average user scrolls when visiting your site. How long they like to to be read on a page.

With this insight, you can optimize your web pages for better interaction and conversion rate.
It is very useful for all types of websites such as eCommerce and blog.

What is MonsterInsights?

MonsterInsights is a WordPress plugin that allows users to customize and manage Google Analytics in WordPress site.
This is the best insight plugin which give you some extra tracking features like affiliate link tracking reference tracking popular post tracking file tracking and etc.
With the help of MonsterInsights you can easily set up Google Analytics in your WordPress site to track website Analytics.
It’s come with a unique feature called scroll depth tracking which helps you to know how much  an average user scrolling your website when seeing web pages.
You can use this data to optimize your website’s that make better engagement with users.
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How to add scroll depth tracking in WordPress with google analytics?

MonsterInsights is the Google analytics plugin for WordPress with over 2000000+ installs.
It helps you in setup and use Google Analytics in your WordPress website without adding any code.
using monsterinsights you can do advanced tracking like affiliate tracking, eCommerce tracking, form tracking, file tracking, ads tracking and scroll depth tracking.
The best thing about MonsterInsights has its come with scroll depth tracking enabled by default, so you only have to just install and setup MonsterInsights plugin.

First, you need to install and activate the MonsterInsights plugin follow this step by step guide to Setup Google Analytics with MonsterInsights.
Once you have successfully set up MonsterInsights in your WordPress.
Go to the Insights> Settings then Click on the “Engagement” tab like shown in the below image.
Here you see the scroll tracking option “enable”it.

MonsterInsights trigger events in Google Analytics as your website visitors scrolls down the page. It will be tracked with google analytics at 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100% scroll.

You can look your scroll depth tracking stats inside your WordPress admin by Hover to “Insights > Reports > Puerblishs“.
The scroll depth data appears next to the interest section.
Scroll depth data is very useful for the website owners. It gives you a better picture of your site, how your users are interacting with your content and also help you to decide how long your posts should be.

How to View Website Scroll Depth Data in Google Analytics?

Once you have stuped scroll depth tracking with MonsterInsights. You can view scroll depth stats also in your Google Analytics account.
To view this, Log in to your Google analytics account using the same email which you have used at the time of signup.
After login, click on the “Real-Time” In the main menu. Select “Events” to see your recent scrolling data within the last 30 minutes or less.

If you want to see the complete data of scroll depth. You need to go to the “Behaviour> Events> Overview” from your analytics dashboard.
Now you can see the scroll depth. If you want to see more details then click on the scroll depth link.

I hope this post was helpful for you in install, scroll depth tracking in a WordPress site using MonsterInsights plugin.
If you have any questions and suggestions let me know.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Hi there just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you
    know a few of the images aren’t loading properly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different web browsers and both show the same results.

    1. thank you for let me know that issue but, when I checked it was working perfectly.

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