Variables: create

Requires authorization

Creates a GTM Variable. Try it now.

Request

HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/tagmanager/v2/+parent/variables

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
parent string GTM Workspace's API relative path. Example: accounts/{account_id}/containers/{container_id}/workspaces/{workspace_id}

Authorization

This request requires authorization with the following scope (read more about authentication and authorization).

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/tagmanager.edit.containers

Request body

In the request body, supply a Variables resource with the following properties:

Property name Value Description Notes
Required Properties
name string Variable display name. writable
parameter[].type string The parameter type. Valid values are:
  • boolean: The value represents a boolean, represented as 'true' or 'false'
  • integer: The value represents a 64-bit signed integer value, in base 10
  • list: A list of parameters should be specified
  • map: A map of parameters should be specified
  • template: The value represents any text; this can include variable references (even variable references that might return non-string types)


Acceptable values are:
  • "boolean"
  • "integer"
  • "list"
  • "map"
  • "template"
  • "typeUnspecified"
writable
type string GTM Variable Type. writable
Optional Properties
disablingTriggerId[] list For mobile containers only: A list of trigger IDs for disabling conditional variables; the variable is enabled if one of the enabling trigger is true while all the disabling trigger are false. Treated as an unordered set. writable
enablingTriggerId[] list For mobile containers only: A list of trigger IDs for enabling conditional variables; the variable is enabled if one of the enabling triggers is true while all the disabling triggers are false. Treated as an unordered set. writable
notes string User notes on how to apply this variable in the container. writable
parameter[] list The variable's parameters. writable
parameter[].key string The named key that uniquely identifies a parameter. Required for top-level parameters, as well as map values. Ignored for list values. writable
parameter[].list[] list This list parameter's parameters (keys will be ignored). writable
parameter[].map[] list This map parameter's parameters (must have keys; keys must be unique). writable
parameter[].value string A parameter's value (may contain variable references such as "{{myVariable}}") as appropriate to the specified type. writable
scheduleEndMs long The end timestamp in milliseconds to schedule a variable. writable
scheduleStartMs long The start timestamp in milliseconds to schedule a variable. writable

Response

If successful, this method returns a Variables resource in the response body.

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