How to Connect WordPress to Google Sheets

Last Modified: June 25, 2024 - 3 min read

Julian Alvarado
Connect WordPress to Google Sheets

WordPress is a leading content management system that powers millions of websites worldwide.

By connecting WordPress to Google Sheets using Coefficient, you can automatically import your website data into a spreadsheet for easier analysis, reporting, and collaboration. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to set up the integration and start syncing data from WordPress to Sheets.

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Benefits of Syncing WordPress Data to Google Sheets

  • Centralize all your content data in one spreadsheet for a unified view
  • Leverage Sheets’ powerful features to analyze and visualize your WordPress data
  • Create custom content reports and dashboards to share with your team
  • Combine WordPress data with other sources for deeper insights

Step-by-Step Tutorial: Connecting WordPress to Google Sheets

First, make sure you have the Coefficient add-on installed in Google Sheets.

Step 1: Install Coefficient in Google Sheets

You can either get started here or open a new or existing Google Sheet, navigate to the Extensions tab, and select Add-ons > Get add-ons.

Opening a new or existing Google Sheet and navigating to the Extensions tab.

In the Google Workspace Marketplace, search for “Coefficient.”

Searching for “Coefficient” in the Google Workspace Marketplace.

Follow the prompts to grant necessary permissions.

Granting necessary permissions for Coefficient.

Launch Coefficient from Extensions > Coefficient > Launch.

Launching Coefficient from Extensions > Coefficient > Launch.

Coefficient will open on the right-hand side of your spreadsheet.

Coefficient opening on the right-hand side of the spreadsheet.

Step 2: Add WordPress as a data source

Open the Coefficient sidebar in Excel

Click “Add a Data Source” and select WordPress from the list

Selecting WordPress from the list of data sources in the Coefficient sidebar.

Enter your WordPress site URL and authorize the connection

Entering your WordPress site URL and authorizing the connection.

Step 3: Select the data to import

Return to WordPress after authorization is compete. Select “Start from Scratch.”

Returning to WordPress and clicking “Start from Scratch” after authorization.

Choose an object to import: Posts, Pages, Comments, or Categories

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Choosing an object to import: Posts, Pages, Comments, or Categories in WordPress.

Click “Preview” to see available data fields

Clicking “Preview” to see available data fields in WordPress.

Select the fields to include, rename columns if desired, and reorder them to match your preferred spreadsheet layout

Selecting fields to include, renaming columns, and reordering them to match the preferred layout.

Step 4: Import the data into Google Sheets

Hit “Import” to bring the WordPress data into a new sheet

Clicking “Import” to pull the selected WordPress data into a new Google Sheet.

Step 5. Set Up Auto-Refresh

After importing your data into your spreadsheet, you can activate Coefficient’s auto-refresh scheduler for automatic updates.

Just select your frequency (hourly, daily, or weekly) and the specific time, and Coefficient will handle the rest.

Activating Coefficient’s auto-refresh scheduler in Google Sheets for data updates.

WordPress Data Use Cases in Google Sheets

  • Track content engagement: Import post views, comments, and shares to measure content performance. Identify trends and outliers.
  • Manage content calendars: Pull in post titles, statuses, and publish dates to plan and track your editorial calendar.
  • Monitor SEO metrics: Import data like post slugs, meta descriptions, and focus keywords. Optimize content for search.

Tips for Working with WordPress Data in Sheets

  • Set up data refreshes to keep your Sheets in sync with the latest WordPress content and metrics
  • Use pivot tables and charts to uncover trends and insights from your content data
  • Build report templates to make it easy to replicate your analysis across different content types and categories

Simplify WordPress Reporting by Connecting to Google Sheets

With Coefficient, connecting WordPress to Google Sheets is quick and painless. In just a few steps, you can import all your important website data and start deriving insights to keep your content strategy on track.

Get started today by installing Coefficient and syncing your WordPress data to Sheets.

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