createAccountTree

Create a Google Analytics account, which includes a single web property and view.

When an account is created with createAccountTree, it inherits a number a settings from the template account associated with your Google Cloud ID during whitelisting. These settings include:

Note that these setting are copied at account creation time. If the template account settings are changed, these changes will not be reflected in the provisioned account.

Request

HTTP Request

To use the API, make a POST request to this URL:

https://www.googleapis.com/analytics/v3/provisioning/createAccountTree

Request Body

The request body is JSON formatted and contains parameters and configuration for the Analytics account, property, and view:

{
  "accountName": string,
  "webpropertyName": string,
  "websiteUrl": string,
  "profileName": string,
  "timezone": string,
}
Field Name Type Optional Description
accountName string The name of the account.
webpropertyName string The name of the web property attached to the Account.
websiteUrl string The web URL associated with the web property.
profileName string The name of the view attached to the web property.
timezone string The timezone associated with the view. Time zones are identified by strings from the TZ database (e.g. America/Los_Angeles).

Additionally, the API accepts all Standard Query Parameters

Authorization

This request requires authorization with the following scope(s):

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

Read more about authorization for the Provisioning API

Response

If successful, this method returns a JSON resource containing information about the new Analytics account:

{
  "kind": "analytics#accountTreeResponse",
  "account": management.accounts Resource,
  "webproperty": management.webproperties Resource,
  "profile": management.profiles Resource,
}
Field Name Type Description
kind string Resource type for this response.
account Account resource Details of the created account.
webproperty Web property resource Details of the created web property.
profile View Resource Details of the created view.

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