Recently popular WordPress plugin Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) got updated to a newer version. Now it is no longer a free plugin as it used to be. This created absolute chaos among GADWP user community.
What is Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) ?
Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) enables you to track your site using your own Google Analytics tracking code. It allows you to view key Google Analytics stats in your WordPress dashboard.
How to rollback Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) ?
The new version of this plugin is 6.0.0. They have changed the name to Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP) in the WordPress plugin repository. Once you updated the plugin from a previous version you can not simply downgrade or roll back to a previous version of the plugin.
There’s a popular WordPress plugin called WP Rollback we usually use to rollback WordPress plugins. But developers at ExactMetrics have already taken care of this trick and now you can not rollback Google Analytics Dashboard for WP plugin using WP Rollback.
But fortunately, you can download the old version of the plugin which is version 5.3.10 through a direct download link of the WordPress plugin repository.
In case above link got removed by them, here is a mirror.
Since we can not update this plugin anymore it is not a good idea to keep it on your production websites. We will not receive any securirty updates, bug fixes and patches for the older versions of this plugin. So, the best way to look elsewhere and find a replacement for this legendary plugin Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP).