Overview of Content Experiments

Experiments Requirements & Sign-in

Requirements

Before you use Content Experiments, you need to create a Google account if you don't have one, create a Google Analytics account, and add the Analytics tracking code to your web pages. Learn more

Experiments are only compatible with the analytics.js and ga.js tracking methods. If you use any other tracking method, information about Experiments may not be applicable to your implementation and reports.

Log in to Analytics and Open Content Experiments

Content Experiments is integrated into Analytics so you can run your experiments and examine a broad set of data in the same environment.

Once you've set up your Google Analytics account, you can access Experiments at any time:

  1. Sign in to your Analytics account at http://www.google.com/analytics.
  2. Open the relevant view.
  3. Click the Standard Reporting tab.
  4. In the left menu, click Content, then click Experiments.
  5. Click START EXPERIMENTING.

    The wizard guides you through setting up your first experiment.

In addition to setting up experiments with the wizard, you can also use the new new Experiments API.