Unable to Add Script at Random After Website Loads

I have a website that I designed and developed myself. It’s been around for about 5 years now, and during that time it has become quite popular. However, I have recently started to notice that when people visit my site at random they seem to have a hard time adding a tracking script to their browser. After a while, the site will start loading up with thousands of errors and the site won’t work correctly. My research has determined that this is because the script I use to track user behavior on my website is not supported by all web browsers.

To eliminate this issue completely, I decided to create a workaround where the tracking script is added to the website automatically after it loads. My research has shown that many people are having the same issue, so I thought I would share the solution I found.

How Can I Automatically Add Script At Random To My Website?

The simplest option is to use a free solution like [Javascript Auto-Deploy](https://www.javascriptautodeploy.com/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=blogarticle “Javascript Auto-Deploy”). This tool can automatically add the script tag to the <head> section of a web page whenever a new page is loaded. It can also be configured to automatically remove the script tag whenever a page is removed from the site. This way, even if the user decides to leave the site in its current state, the tracking code will continue to work. Once you’ve installed the plugin, just go to your WordPress dashboard, click on the “Settings” gear icon, and navigate to the “Javascript Auto-Deploy” section.

What Browser Support Does My Solution Work In?

The script I use on my site is Google Analytics, and it’s a fairly popular one at that. It’s been around for years and has been embedded in many websites across the globe. Analytics is a free tool provided by Google that collects and processes data about site traffic. It’s widely supported by all major browsers (Google Analytics FAQ) and can also be manually injected into DOM elements using a script tag.

As a result, my solution should work in every browser. However, if a site admin wants to remove the script manually they can do so by deleting the script tag from the <head> section of the web page.

Why Is Inserting script At The End Of The Web Page Important?

I usually place the <script> tag at the end of a web page because it gives the content the best chance of loading first. The browser’s cache will then store the web page with the script tag in it, which will speed up future loads of that page. So instead of having the user click on a button to view your website’s content, the content will display instantaneously as soon as the page is loaded.

However, if you place the <script> tag at the top of the page, the content below it will be loaded before Google Analytics can record any data about the visit. The result is that you’ll be missing out on valuable visitor information.

In most cases, I would recommend keeping the script tag at the end of the page, as it gives the content the best chance of loading first. In rare cases, if you are using a very large script or the script doesn’t work well with the rest of the page’s content, you could move the script tag up to the top of the page. As long as you can keep everything else on the page functioning properly, the benefit of putting the tag at the top will greatly outweigh the minor inconvenience of loading the content slightly earlier.

How Can I Prevent My Solution From Re-applying Everytime A New Page Loads?

To prevent my solution from automatically adding the script tag every time a new page loads, you’ll need to check a couple of boxes in the plugin’s settings. The first is the “Check for new content automatically” option, which will cause the script to be re-applied each time a new page is loaded. The second setting is “Check for new content in the background”, which will make the plugin perform its magic in the background without distracting the user. Just make sure that you are using a browser that supports background tasks and can handle multiple tabs (IE 11+) otherwise the plugin might not work as intended.

How Can I Monitor My Site’s Performance In Real-Time?

As a site admin, it’s important to keep an eye on your site’s performance in real-time. If you use Google Analytics to track visitor data, you can use Analytics’ provided tools to dig into the data and see how visitors are performing on your site, and make adjustments, if necessary. Alternatively, you can use a free service like [Hootsuite](https://hootsuite.com/ “Hootsuite”) which provides real-time stats on your site’s performance in addition to offering a suite of tools for analysing and improving your site’s SEO.

Is It Possible To Install My Google Analytics Code Manually?

Yes, it is possible to manually install Google Analytics on your site. It’s just a case of going into your WordPress dashboard, finding the “Google Analytics” option in the left-hand menu, and clicking the “Settings” link next to it. In the resulting page, you’ll see the standard Google Analytics account form with a script tag in it. Just enter your Google Analytics account details and click the “Save settings” button at the bottom of the page to complete the setup.

I hope this gives you all the information you need to know about automatically adding a script at random to your website. If you have any other questions, please feel free to [contact me](mailto:richard@email.com “richard@email.com”). I would be more than happy to help out.