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Custom Metrics: list

Requires authorization

Lists custom metrics to which the user has access. Try it now or see an example.

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/analytics/v3/management/accounts/accountId/webproperties/webPropertyId/customMetrics

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
accountId string Account ID for the custom metrics to retrieve.
webPropertyId string Web property ID for the custom metrics to retrieve.
Optional query parameters
max-results integer The maximum number of custom metrics to include in this response.
start-index integer An index of the first entity to retrieve. Use this parameter as a pagination mechanism along with the max-results parameter.

Authorization

This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/analytics.readonly
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/analytics

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

{
  "kind": "analytics#customMetrics",
  "username": string,
  "totalResults": integer,
  "startIndex": integer,
  "itemsPerPage": integer,
  "previousLink": string,
  "nextLink": string,
  "items": [
    management.customMetrics Resource
  ]
}
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string Collection type.
username string Email ID of the authenticated user
totalResults integer The total number of results for the query, regardless of the number of results in the response.
startIndex integer The starting index of the resources, which is 1 by default or otherwise specified by the start-index query parameter.
itemsPerPage integer The maximum number of resources the response can contain, regardless of the actual number of resources returned. Its value ranges from 1 to 1000 with a value of 1000 by default, or otherwise specified by the max-results query parameter.
items[] list Collection of custom metrics.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library.

/**
 * Note: This code assumes you have an authorized Analytics service object.
 */

/**
 * This request lists all custom metrics for the authorized user.
 */
try {
  CustomMetrics metrics = analytics.management.customMetrics
      .list("12345", "UA-12345-1").execute();

} catch (GoogleJsonResponseException e) {
  System.err.println("There was a service error: "
      + e.getDetails().getCode() + " : "
      + e.getDetails().getMessage());
}


/**
 * The results of the list method are stored in the metrics object.
 * The following code shows how to iterate through them.
 */
for (CustomMetric metric : metrics.getItems()) {
  System.out.println("Metric Kind: " + metric.getKind());
  System.out.println("Metric Id: " + metric.getId());
  System.out.println("Account ID: " + metric.getAccountId());
  System.out.println("Property ID: " + metric.getWebPropertyId());
  System.out.println("Metric Name: " + metric.getName());
  System.out.println("Metric Index: " + metric.getIndex());
  System.out.println("Metric Scope: " + metric.getScope());
  System.out.println("Metric Active: " + metric.getActive());
  System.out.println("Metric Type: " + metric.getType());
  System.out.println("Metric Created: " + metric.getCreated());
  System.out.println("Metric Updated: " + metric.getUpdated());
}

Python

Uses the Python client library.

# Note: This code assumes you have an authorized Analytics service object.

# This request lists all custom metrics for the authorized user.
try:
  metrics = analytics.management().customMetrics().list(
      accountId='123456',
      webPropertyId='UA-123456-1',
  ).execute()

except TypeError, error:
  # Handle errors in constructing a query.
  print 'There was an error in constructing your query : %s' % error

except HttpError, error:
  # Handle API errors.
  print ('There was an API error : %s : %s' %
         (error.resp.status, error.resp.reason))


# The results of the list method are stored in the metrics object.
# The following code shows how to iterate through them.
for metric in metrics.get('items', []):
  print 'Metric Kind = %s' % metric.get('kind')
  print 'Metric Id = %s' % metric.get('id')
  print 'Account ID = %s' % metric.get('accountId')
  print 'Property ID = %s' % metric.get('webPropertyId')
  print 'Metric Name = %s' % metric.get('name')
  print 'Metric Index = %s' % metric.get('index')
  print 'Metric Scope = %s' % metric.get('scope')
  print 'Metric Active = %s' % metric.get('active')
  print 'Metric Type = %s' % metric.get('type')
  print 'Metric Created = %s' % metric.get('created')
  print 'Metric Updated = %s' % metric.get('updated')

Try it!

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