Before importing our pre-built container, perform a backup of your existing live container.
Go to GTM > Admin > Export Container and click to export your workspace (most of the time this is the “Default Workspace”). Save this file just in case!
Now in order to connect your Shopify data to Google Tag Manager we need to create all of the variables, triggers, and tags for these to map to.
Select your Shopify Plus or regular Shopify container here:
Next, you’ll need to import this container into your GTM account.
Go to GTM > Admin > Import Container then follow the steps below. DO NOT SELECT OVERWRITE!
- Select the container you just downloaded above
- Select your preferred workspace (most times this is "Default Workspace")
- Select Merge Container
- Review the detailed changes - if anything doesn’t look correct please email us.
Once you're confident everything is good then click Confirm and you will see the tags, triggers, and variables imported in your Workspace Changes: