Click “My Account” (or “Set Up My Account” if you’re accessing your account for the first time). Enter your contact information, the domain(s) on which you want to use Confection, and select one of our two data storage options. Then, click “Save Changes.”
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.
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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