Download and install the Confection WordPress plugin as you would any other. If you're unfamiliar with installing WordPress plugins, please read this guide from the Codex.
You’ll see a new top-level admin menu titled “Confection.” Click this to manage the plugin's settings. Enter the account ID you copied in step three.
Next, generate your write key from your account dashboard, and enter it in that field. Check "Install Sitewide," edit other options as they're relevant to you, and click “Save Changes.”
That's it. You're done.
"I'm not seeing data in my Confection account."
Note, some themes don't include the native WordPress footer function. Like many plugins, Confection's script files and functions are bound to the
wp_footer hook. If Confection isn't writing data to your account after completing the previous steps, this is probably the issue.
Fixing this is relatively easy: just add this shortcode to some universal element:
For example, you could add it to a text widget (Appearance > Widgets) and drag it into your sidebar, header, or footer widget area. Some themes also include "Add Header Code" or "Add Footer Code" widgets. If yours includes such a feature, just use one that outputs code after the opening
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“I have some questions.”
If you're using WooCommerce, it's easy to send purchase data and account-level engagement events to your Confection account.
If you want to track account login events in your Confection account and associate them with UUIDs, click the "Yes" box beside, "Enable Community Integration."
Confection's native purchase event makes it easy to write order data to Google Analytics, Matomo, the Google Ads API, and the Meta Conversions API. To write purchase event data from WooCommerce to Confection -- and associate those events with UUIDs -- click the "Yes" box beside "Enable WooCommerce Integration."