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Dawid Gulbicki
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Module guide: API call Action - test your API call

Get to know how to test whether your API call module works

What does it do?

By default, this module sends all user data to a specific URL, such as 3rd party applications. Optionally, you can add more information you want to send, in addition to user data, by including it in the field Extra data (JSON). If you have many user attributes, an API call might be too long for Google Analytics. If so, you can exclude user data by clicking on the checkbox at the end of API call form.

Before you start

To determine whether our API Call module has been configured properly, a third party service will be useful. In this article we'll use but there are other tools available, that will do the same task.

This service allows you to create a link where your requests can be sent.

Step by step guide

In order to test your API call, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to

  2. Copy your unique URL which will look similar to the example below. Don't close the tab with the URL you've created.

  3. Create a simple automation - we're going to use "Tag added" trigger in that example. You could also use "Event trigger" and trigger the action by the event of your choice.

  4. Configure the "API call" module - add your URL as the URL address and any extra data if needed.

  5. Save and enable the automation.

  6. Go to your test user profile and add your chosen tag to trigger the action.

If your automation ran and the API call was configured properly, you should see the request with all its data.

This guide has walked you through the process of configuring and testing an API call module using By following these steps, you can ensure that your module is properly set up to send user data and any additional information needed.

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