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As a web analytics and implementation consultant with Cardinal Path, I work with enterprise-level clients with many properties and hundreds of views, which means I may end up making tens of thousands of clicks when performing maintenance, resolving issues, or making global changes.

To save myself time and clicks with those repetitive tasks I have created a solution that applies good old JavaScript directly inside the Google Chrome Console.

Google Analytics Management API

The resulting semi-automated tasks can add annotations, check for campaign data, check and edit view configurations, and are useful for other cases too.  You can go to for my step-by-step process for setting up such a task, including an example of code I use to add the same annotation across different views and properties.


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