How to check who views your tumblr

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The developers behind Tumblr recommend using Google Analytics to check who views your Tumblr blog. Google Analytics is a free online tool to measure website traffic, which means you'll have access to a wide spectrum of data about your visitors, including what browser they used, how long they stayed on your blog and the most-viewed pages. Setting up Google Analytics with Tumblr is relatively easy. You can usually have the code installed on Tumblr in five minutes.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Google Analytics account

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Log in or sign up for Google Analytics. Type "google.com/analytics" as the URL address to get there.

  2. 2

    Click the "Add Website Profile" link.

  3. 3

    Select the radio button for "Add a Profile for a new domain" and enter the domain information below. Click the "Finish" button to add your Tumblr blog.

  4. 4

    Go to the "Paste this code on your site" section on the next page. Select and copy the text in the source code box. Press "Ctrl" + "C" on the keyboard to copy.

  5. 5

    Sign in to your Tumblr account and click "Customize" from the dashboard menu.

  6. 6

    Select the "Info" tab and paste the Google Analytics code into the "Description" field. If you already have a description there, paste it below. To paste text, press "Ctrl" + "V" on your keyboard.

  7. 7

    Click the "Save" button. You will now be able to track and check who visits your Tumblr blog.

Tips and warnings

  • You can also see who your Tumblr followers are. To see them, log in to your account and click the "Follower" or "Followers" link from the on-site dashboard.

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