Create a workspace

Configure your server-side environment

Create your Addingwell workspace

Register and create your account

Go to Addingwell (opens in a new tab) and click on Start free trial. Follow the steps to create your account by providing the required information.

Once your account has been created, you will have to create your first Workspace.

In Addingwell, the workspace is the place where you'll manage your server.

Create your workspace

Follow the on-screen instructions to name and configure your workspace to suit your needs.


When creating your workspace, you'll need to choose a billing account. If you wish to attach this workspace to an existing billing account, you'll need to select it at this stage.

Create Addingwell workspace

Confirm workspace creation and proceed to the next step.

Server container configuration

Access to configuration interface

After having created your workspace, you'll have access to an interface where you'll need to provide the configuration token for your GTM server container. This token will be used to connect the container created in Google Tag Manager with the Addingwell infrastructure.

Accessing configuration interface

Create the server container

Go to Google Tag Manager (opens in a new tab), and log in or create an account if this is your first visit.

Click on Create Container and select the Server option for the container type.

Create server container

Manually provision tagging server

Google Tag Manager will ask you how you wish to provision your server. Choose the Manually provision tagging server option.

A configuration token will be displayed on the screen. Copy this token.

Get configuration token

Addingwell configuration

Go back to your Addingwell interface and paste the token in the field provided.

Paste configuration token

Click Next to proceed to the next step.


Warning: it is not possible to link a server container already provisioned on Google Cloud.

Create your tagging subdomain

Domain name configuration

Enter your custom domain name as well as the sub-domain you'll use for your tagging server.

This tagging sub-domain will be the address of your sGTM server. It's essential to use a sub-domain corresponding to your browsing domain to maintain the first-party cookie lifetime. For example, if your browsing domain is, use subdomains such as or

If you have several navigation domains, several tracking sub-domains will be needed. You can add more of them at the end of onboarding.

Domain name configuration

Click on Next.

Configure DNS records

You need to set up DNS records with your domain name provider. This step is crucial for a successful integration.

Configure DNS records

If you don't know how to configure DNS records, contact your webmaster or domain provider. A webmaster-friendly email template is available, containing all the information you need to set up DNS records.

DNS records example

Waiting for DNS propagation

After setting up your DNS records, you may need to wait between 5 minutes and 1 hour for changes to be propagated and taken into account on our side.

During this time, Addingwell will be waiting for DNS configuration.

Waiting for DNS propagation

Finalizing the configuration

Once DNS records have been propagated, Addingwell will automatically provision your server. You will receive an email informing you that your server is ready. Part of the Addingwell interface will unlock, indicating that configuration is complete and you can start using the server.

Workspace ready

Next step

Tu sum up, you've created your Addingwell workspace, configured your GTM server container, and set up your tagging subdomain. These steps are essential to ensure correct and seamless integration.

Now that your server is configured, you're ready to move on to the next step: configure your server container.