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Google Analytics With Next JS

mejanhaque profile image Muhammad Mejanul Haque ・1 min read

With Next.js you don't have to use any npm packages to add google analytics.

You just add the scripts in<Head> element on your _document.js/tsx or in your Layout.js/tsx file or any pages you want.

Go add your project in Google Analytics and they will give you a gtag code to paste in your <head> tag.

But pasting them directory will give you an Unexpected token error because of using React Framework.

I found a very simple solution in this GitHub issue.

Just wrap the gtag code with dangerouslySetInnerHTML like the code below and that's all.

    src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=%your code here%" >
<script dangerouslySetInnerHTML={
    { __html: `
        window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || [];
        function gtag(){window.dataLayer.push(arguments)}
        gtag("js", new Date());
        gtag("config", "<%your code here%>");

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Muhammad Mejanul Haque


I am a self-taught full-stack Web developer. Currently, I am into Blazor Web Assembly & Typescript Frameworks like Deno, React ts, etc.


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Yes, Of course, it is. I just went with more simpler like copying the code, paste it and wrap it with dangerouslySetInnerHTML.