Authorize the RGoogleAnalytics package to the user's Google Analytics Account using OAuth2.0
This function expects a Client ID and Client Secret. In order to obtain these, you will have to register an application with the Google Analytics API. This can be done as follows
- Create a New Project and enable the Google Analytics API
- On the Credentials screen, create a new Client ID for Application Type "Installed Application".
- Copy the Client ID and Client Secret to your R Script as shown in the Examples section below
Equivalent to a user name
Equivalent to a password
When evaluated for the first time this function asks for User Consent
for the Google Analytics Account and creates a OAuth Token Object.
The token object can be saved locally to a file on the user's system.
In subsequent runs, User Consent is not required unless you are querying a
Google Analytics profile associated with a different email account.
This function uses
oauth2.0_token under the hood to
create the OAuth Tokens. The Access Token has a 60 minute lifetime after
which it expires and a new token has to be obtained. This can be done using
google.token A Token object containing all the data required for
OAuth access. See
Token2.0 for additional information
on the Token object
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## Not run: # Generate the oauth_token object oauth_token <- Auth(client.id = "150487456763-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.apps.googleusercontent.com", client.secret = "TUXXXXXXXXXXXX_TknUI") # Save the token object for future sessions save(oauth_token, file="oauth_token") # Load the token object load("oauth_token") ## End(Not run)
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