Does a page need to be online to create custom page variables for it?

You must first collect traffic on the page in order to declare a page custom variable for it.
If you can not have traffic on that page, you can generate a hit like this:
This hit should be adapted to include the correct log, site number, level 2 site and page name (including chapters). Please refer to our online documentation to know more about manually crafting hits:
Once you send the hit, the page label will appear in the interface and you will be able to declare new custom page variables for it.
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