Web Companion is a browser tool that allows you to check your iQ Tag Management installation, inspect data on your site, and create and test new configurations quickly and easily.
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Web Companion can be installed from your iQ Tag Management account or directly from the Tealium Tools browser plugin.
Use the following steps to install Web Companion:
To launch Web Companion, first navigate to your site where the Universal Tag (utag.js) is installed, then either click the Web Companion link in your browser's bookmark bar or open it from the Tealium Tools browser plugin.
Web Companion is organized into three screens (or tabs): Overview, Data, and Tools. The following sections describe what is available on each tab.
To enable this feature, turn on the Web Companion setting in your publish settings.
The Data tab makes it easy to explore the available data variables on the page. These can be added to your account data layer using the Add buttons.
The following types of data can be viewed:
Use the following steps to add a variable to your data layer:
The Universal Data object (UDO), or
utag_data, view shows the detected data object on the page. For more information, see the guide to the data layer for websites..
The Tools tab offers convenience features to make it easier to add configuration to your account.
The following tools are available:
An extension or load rule added to your account via Web Companion is not active until you return to iQ Tag Management to enable and publish them.
Select an element on the web page to preconfigure the Content Modification Extension or the jQuery Live Handler Extension for it. After you choose our target element, select the extension type to create and click "Queue" and save the extension to your profile.
The related DOM node information will also be displayed.
Create a new load rule to determine the location and instant a Tag should load. Click "Add to Queue" and save the load rule to your profile.
Publish to a custom environment instead of the 3 default environments (Dev, QA, and Prod). Enter the name of the target environment in the text-box and click "Set Environment".
Add this extension to modify your desired content on the page. Configure the extension and click "Add to Queue" to save it to your profile. For more details, please visit Tealium's guide on Adobe Test and Target Extension.