Google Analytics can help you track uses of your site and plan for the future. You must already be knowing about this. I am posting this because adding this to your blog can be a little tricky.
Many users are trying to add the Google analytics code the classical way which works only on classic templates. If you try it for new template you will get the following error.
We were unable to save your template
Please correct the error below, and submit your template again.
Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.
XML error message: The content of elements must consist of well-formed character data or markup
So to successfully set up try the following way.
Click Page Elements
Put your code their.
Do not write anything more not even the title. If you do so, it will appear on the homepage.
Check you Google analytics account