Bulk actions

Bulk actions in Google Tag Manager allow you to perform certain operations on multiple items at the same time. Bulk actions can be performed on search results, as well as on the Tags, Triggers, Clients, and Variables tables. Bulk actions may be performed on most items that appear in Tag Manager search results.

Available actions change depending on the type of item:

Action Icon Available on
Edit triggers Tags
Pause Tags
Unpause Tags
Move to folder Tags, triggers, variables, clients
Delete Tags, triggers, variables, clients, zones, templates

Edit tag triggers

Bulk trigger edits are available on selected tags. To make bulk trigger edits:

  1. Select one or more tags from a list.
  2. Click Edit Triggers .
  3. Select or deselect firing triggers from the list. The checkboxes indicate the action:
    • All selected tags will have this trigger applied.
    • All selected tags will have this trigger removed.
    • Some selected tags include this trigger. No changes to these triggers will be made.
  4. Optional: In the Firing Triggers section click the add iconto add triggers to the list. Adjust the action as outlined in step 3.
  5. Optional: In the Exceptions section, click the add icon to add trigger exceptions to the list. Adjust the action as outlined in step 3.
  6. Click Save.

Pause tags

You can quickly pause or unpause multiple tags from a list:

  1. Select one or more tags from a list.
  2. Click the icon to pause or unpause the selected tags.
    • If any of the tags selected are in an unpaused state, click the pause icon to pause the selected tags.
    • If all selected tags are in a paused state, click the play icon to unpause the selected tags.

Move items to a folder

You can quickly move a list of items to a folder. To move a set of items to a folder:

  1. Select one or more items from a list.
  2. Click the move to folder icon.
  3. Optional: To add a folder to the list, click the add icon.
  4. Select a folder to move your items to.

Delete items

You can quickly delete a list of items from a folder. To delete a set of items:

  1. Select one or more items from a list.
  2. Click .
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