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How to Add Google Tag Manager ( GTM ) in AMP for WP

Google Tag Manager (GTM) is a valuable tool that helps website owners consolidate their multiple tracking services into one, and gives a user one simple dashboard for all their analytics scripts.

  1. Implemention of GTM
  2. Troubleshooting in GTM

1. Implemention of GTM

First, you need to create a Tag manager (Container ID) :

Create the Google Tag Manager container at:
https://tagmanager.google.com

Then you should create separate containers for the standard WordPress site and the  AMP version.

creating the AMP container then you must choose container type= “AMP”
When creating the container for use with the NON-AMP then you should create a container type= “Web”

This means there will be different “container” / “container type” and different tags for the AMP and the non-AMP version of the site.

Follow the steps below to Add Google Tag Manager ( GTM ) in AMP for WP:

  • From your WordPress dashboard, go to your sidebar. Head on over to AMP option panel -> Click on Settings -> Analytics -> Google Tag Manager

  • Google Tag Manager: If you enable Google Tag Manager we can track particular tags on websites.
  •  Tag Manager ID (Container ID): In this field, you can enter the Tag Manager ID (Container ID).
  • Advanced Google Analytics: If you enable this option you can  Enter your Advanced Analytics code here inside this code you have to write account number for ex :(“account”: “UA-xxxxxxx-x”).
  •  IP Anonymization: By default, this option enables it will show the IP address

We are always updating this tutorial. If you have an insight or something that can help other users, then please write to us below.

2. Troubleshooting in GTM

1. How to fix the console error – it has been blocked by CORS policy?

If gtm amp container is correctly setup then also if you are getting cors policy error like the below screenshot then make sure the amp container is published and once you published it then this error will be fixed.

That’s it for this tutorial!

We hope it helped you. If you have any feedback or questions, then please share them in the comments section below.

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Updated on July 17, 2020

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Comments

    1. HI Kevin,

      We have already added the advance option for the GTM also along with Google Analytics but it is in beta version and it will be release soon and till then you can use.

        1. Hi Scott,

          This feature already released could you please tell us what issue you are facing so we will understand and help you as soon as possible.

          1. Sonali,

            I found the settings AMP –> Settings –> Full Option View –> Analytics Tracking

            I’m following your guide for stitching AMP and Google Tag Manager sessions together. Looks like it is working correctly. Will let you know if I experience any problems, or need help.

          2. Hi Scott,

            Its good to hear that everything is working fine. Please let us know if there’s anything else we can do.

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