Uploads: uploadData

Requires authorization

Upload data for a custom data source. See an example.

This method supports an /upload URI and accepts uploaded media with the following characteristics:

  • Maximum file size: 1GB
  • Accepted Media MIME types: application/octet-stream

In addition to the standard parameters, this method supports the parameters listed in the parameters table.

Request

HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/upload/analytics/v3/management/accounts/accountId/webproperties/webPropertyId/customDataSources/customDataSourceId/uploads

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
accountId string Account Id associated with the upload.
customDataSourceId string Custom data source Id to which the data being uploaded belongs.
webPropertyId string Web property UA-string associated with the upload.
Required query parameters
uploadType string The type of upload request to the /upload URI. Acceptable values are:
  • media - Simple upload. Upload the media data.
  • resumable - Resumable upload. Upload the file in a resumable fashion, using a series of at least two requests.

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
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/analytics.edit

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns an Uploads resource in the response body.

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.
 * See the Data Import Developer Guide for details.
 */


// This request uploads a file for the authorized user.
File file = new File("data.csv");
InputStreamContent mediaContent = new InputStreamContent("application/octet-stream",
    new FileInputStream(file));
mediaContent.setLength(file.length());
try {
  analytics.management().uploads().uploadData("123456",
      "UA-123456-1", "122333444455555", mediaContent).execute();
} catch (GoogleJsonResponseException e) {
  System.err.println("There was a service error: "
      + e.getDetails().getCode() + " : "
      + e.getDetails().getMessage());
}

PHP

Uses the PHP client library.

/**
 * Note: This code assumes you have an authorized Analytics service object.
 * See the Data Import Developer Guide for details.
 */

/**
 * This request uploads a file to a custom data source.
 */
try {
  $analytics->management_uploads->uploadData(
      '123456',
      'UA-123456-1',
      '122333444455555',
      array('data' => file_get_contents('example.csv'),
            'mimeType' => 'application/octet-stream',
            'uploadType' => 'media'));

} catch (apiServiceException $e) {
  print 'There was an Analytics API service error '
      . $e->getCode() . ':' . $e->getMessage();

} catch (apiException $e) {
  print 'There was a general API error '
      . $e->getCode() . ':' . $e->getMessage();
}

Python

Uses the Python client library.

# Note: This code assumes you have an authorized Analytics service object.
# See the Data Import Developer Guide for details.


# This request uploads a file custom_data.csv to a particular customDataSource.
# Note that this example makes use of the MediaFileUpload Object from the
# apiclient.http module.
from apiclient.http import MediaFileUpload
try:
  media = MediaFileUpload('custom_data.csv',
                          mimetype='application/octet-stream',
                          resumable=False)
  daily_upload = analytics.management().uploads().uploadData(
      accountId='123456',
      webPropertyId='UA-123456-1',
      customDataSourceId='9876654321',
      media_body=media).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))

JavaScript

Uses the JavaScript client library.

/*
 * Note: This code assumes you have an authorized Analytics client object.
 * See the Data Import Developer Guide for details.
 */

/*
 * This request uploads a file for the authorized user.
 */
function uploadData(fileData) {
  const boundary = '-------314159265358979323846';
  const delimiter = "\r\n--" + boundary + "\r\n";
  const close_delim = "\r\n--" + boundary + "--";

  var contentType = 'application/octet-stream'

  var reader = new FileReader();
  reader.readAsBinaryString(fileData);
  reader.onload = function(e) {
    var contentType = 'application/octet-stream';
    var metadata = {
      'title': fileData.name,
      'mimeType': contentType
    };

    var base64Data = btoa(reader.result);
    var multipartRequestBody =
        delimiter +
        'Content-Type: application/json\r\n\r\n' +
        JSON.stringify(metadata) +
        delimiter +
        'Content-Type: ' + contentType + '\r\n' +
        'Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64\r\n' +
        '\r\n' +
        base64Data +
        close_delim;

    var request = gapi.client.request({
      'path': 'upload/analytics/v3/management/accounts/123456/webproperties/UA-123456-1/customDataSources/ABCDEFG123abcDEF123/uploads',
      'method': 'POST',
      'params': {'uploadType': 'multipart'},
      'headers': {
        'Content-Type': 'multipart/mixed; boundary="' + boundary + '"'
      },
      'body': multipartRequestBody
    });
  request.execute(function (response) { // Handle the response. });
  }
}