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I am wondering if there is a way to use Google Analytics on my works local intranet site. It's a WordPress site, and our IT dept doesn't allow the WordPress sites to connect to the internet . I am thinking no, but I'd love to be proved wrong.

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If you can at work, install the Chrome browser and the GA debugger extension and see if the tracking beacon is sent. – jk. Aug 23 '12 at 16:28
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(Edit) Yes, you can use Google Analytics on your Wordpress Install.

It isn't the server that is connecting to the Google analytics service, but the client's machine.

If the client can connect to the internet, then google analytics will work unless that specific domain has been blocked by your company, which is unlikely.

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all I know is that I can't use any plugins that need internet access to work because my company blocks internet access to the portion of the server that the site is on. – novicePrgrmr Aug 23 '12 at 15:34
@novicePrgrmr - We're not talking about the server, but the client. I will update the answer. – BryanH Aug 23 '12 at 15:39
Awesome. I guess my next question will be how to install it since I usually use the Google Analytics Plugin by Joost de Valk. – novicePrgrmr Aug 23 '12 at 15:47
I suggest asking that question at – BryanH Aug 23 '12 at 16:55

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