Account Management Samples

The code samples below provide examples of common account management functions using the AdWords API. Client Library.

Create new account under an AdWords manager

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
#
# Copyright 2017, Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
#
# This example illustrates how to create an account. By default, this account
# will only be visible via the parent AdWords manager account.

use strict;

use lib "../../../lib";
use utf8;

use Google::Ads::AdWords::Client;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::ManagedCustomer;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::ManagedCustomerOperation;

use Cwd qw(abs_path);
use Data::Uniqid qw(uniqid);

# Example main subroutine.
sub create_account {
  my $client = shift;

  # Create an account object with a currencyCode and a dateTimeZone
  # See https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/currencycodes
  # and https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/timezones
  my $account = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::ManagedCustomer->new({
      name         => "Managed Account #" . uniqid(),
      currencyCode => "USD",
      dateTimeZone => "America/New_York",
  });

  # Create the operation
  my $operation = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::ManagedCustomerOperation->new({
      operator => "ADD",
      operand  => $account
  });

  # Perform the operation. It is possible to create multiple accounts with one
  # request by sending multiple operations.
  my $response =
    $client->ManagedCustomerService->mutate({operations => [$operation],});

  if ($response) {
    my $new_account = $response->get_value();
    print "Account with customer ID ", $new_account->get_customerId(),
      " was created.\n";
  } else {
    print "No account was created.\n";
  }

  return 1;
}

# Don't run the example if the file is being included.
if (abs_path($0) ne abs_path(__FILE__)) {
  return 1;
}

# Log SOAP XML request, response and API errors.
Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging::enable_all_logging();

# Get AdWords Client, credentials will be read from ~/adwords.properties.
my $client = Google::Ads::AdWords::Client->new({version => "v201705"});

# By default examples are set to die on any server returned fault.
$client->set_die_on_faults(1);

# Call the example
create_account($client);


Get all account changes during the past 24 hours

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
#
# Copyright 2017, Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
#
# This example gets all account changes that happened within the last 24 hours,
# for all your campaigns.

use strict;
use lib "../../../lib";
use utf8;

use Google::Ads::AdWords::Client;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::CustomerSyncSelector;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::DateTimeRange;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Selector;

use Cwd qw(abs_path);

sub get_formatted_list ($);

# Example main subroutine.
sub get_account_changes {
  my $client = shift;

  # A date range of last 24 hours.
  my ($sec, $min, $hour, $mday, $mon, $year) = localtime(time - (60 * 60 * 24));
  my $min_date_time = sprintf(
    "%d%02d%02d %02d%02d%02d",
    ($year + 1900),
    ($mon + 1),
    $mday, $hour, $min, $sec
  );
  ($sec, $min, $hour, $mday, $mon, $year) = localtime(time);
  my $max_date_time = sprintf(
    "%d%02d%02d %02d%02d%02d",
    ($year + 1900),
    ($mon + 1),
    $mday, $hour, $min, $sec
  );

  # Get a list of all campaign ids.
  my @campaign_ids = ();
  my $campaigns    = $client->CampaignService()->get({
      serviceSelector =>
        Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Selector->new({fields => ["Id"]})});
  if ($campaigns->get_entries()) {
    foreach my $campaign (@{$campaigns->get_entries()}) {
      push @campaign_ids, $campaign->get_id();
    }
  }

  # Create date time range.
  my $date_time_range = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::DateTimeRange->new({
      min => $min_date_time,
      max => $max_date_time
  });

  # Create selector.
  my $selector = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::CustomerSyncSelector->new({
      dateTimeRange => $date_time_range,
      campaignIds   => \@campaign_ids
  });

  # Get all account changes for campaign.
  my $account_changes =
    $client->CustomerSyncService()->get({selector => $selector});

  # Display changes.
  if ($account_changes && $account_changes->get_changedCampaigns()) {
    printf "Displaying changes up to: %s\n",
      $account_changes->get_lastChangeTimestamp();
    foreach my $campaign_changes (@{$account_changes->get_changedCampaigns()}) {
      printf "Campaign with id \"%d\" was changed:\n",
        $campaign_changes->get_campaignId();
      printf "\tCampaign changed status: %s\n",
        $campaign_changes->get_campaignChangeStatus();
      if ($campaign_changes->get_campaignChangeStatus() ne "NEW") {
        printf "\tAdded campaign criteria: %s\n",
          get_formatted_list($campaign_changes->get_addedCampaignCriteria());
        printf "\tRemoved campaign criteria: %s\n",
          get_formatted_list($campaign_changes->get_removedCampaignCriteria());

        if ($campaign_changes->get_changedAdGroups()) {
          foreach
            my $ad_group_changes (@{$campaign_changes->get_changedAdGroups()})
          {
            printf "\tAd group with id \"%d\" was changed:\n",
              $ad_group_changes->get_adGroupId();
            printf "\t\tAd group changed status: %s\n",
              $ad_group_changes->get_adGroupChangeStatus();
            if ($ad_group_changes->get_adGroupChangeStatus() ne "NEW") {
              printf "\t\tAds changed: %s\n",
                get_formatted_list($ad_group_changes->get_changedAds());
              printf "\t\tCriteria changed: %s\n",
                get_formatted_list($ad_group_changes->get_changedCriteria());
              printf "\t\tCriteria removed: %s\n",
                get_formatted_list($ad_group_changes->get_removedCriteria());
            }
          }
        }
      }
      print "\n";
    }
  } else {
    print "No account changes were found.\n";
  }

  return 1;
}

sub get_formatted_list ($) {
  my $list = $_[0];
  if (!$list) {
    return "{ }";
  }
  return "{ " . join(", ", @{$list}) . " }";
}

# Don't run the example if the file is being included.
if (abs_path($0) ne abs_path(__FILE__)) {
  return 1;
}

# Log SOAP XML request, response and API errors.
Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging::enable_all_logging();

# Get AdWords Client, credentials will be read from ~/adwords.properties.
my $client = Google::Ads::AdWords::Client->new({version => "v201705"});

# By default examples are set to die on any server returned fault.
$client->set_die_on_faults(1);

# Call the example
get_account_changes($client);

Get the account hierarchy under the current account

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
#
# Copyright 2017, Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
#
# This example gets the account hierarchy under the current account.
#
# Note: This example won't work if your token is not approved and you are only
# targeting test accounts. See
# https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/test-accounts

use strict;
use lib "../../../lib";
use utf8;

use Google::Ads::AdWords::Client;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Paging;
use Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Selector;

use Cwd qw(abs_path);

use constant PAGE_SIZE => 500;

sub display_customers_tree;

# Example main subroutine.
sub get_account_hierarchy {
  my $client = shift;

  # Create selector.
  my $paging = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Paging->new({
      startIndex    => 0,
      numberResults => PAGE_SIZE
  });
  my $selector = Google::Ads::AdWords::v201705::Selector->new({
      fields => ["Name", "CustomerId"],
      paging => $paging
  });

  my $page;
  my $customers = {};
  my $root_account;
  my $child_links  = {};
  my $parent_links = {};
  do {
    # Get account graph.
    $page =
      $client->ManagedCustomerService()->get({serviceSelector => $selector});

    # Display accounts graph.
    if ($page->get_entries()) {
      # Create map from customerId to parent and child links.
      if ($page->get_links()) {
        foreach my $link (@{$page->get_links()}) {
          if (!$child_links->{$link->get_managerCustomerId()}) {
            $child_links->{$link->get_managerCustomerId()} = [];
          }
          push @{$child_links->{$link->get_managerCustomerId()}}, $link;
          if (!$parent_links->{$link->get_clientCustomerId()}) {
            $parent_links->{$link->get_clientCustomerId()} = [];
          }
          push @{$parent_links->{$link->get_clientCustomerId()}}, $link;
        }
      }
      # Create map from customerID to account, and find root account.
      foreach my $customer (@{$page->get_entries()}) {
        $customers->{$customer->get_customerId()} = $customer;
        if (!$parent_links->{$customer->get_customerId()}) {
          $root_account = $customer;
        }
      }
    }
    $paging->set_startIndex($paging->get_startIndex() + PAGE_SIZE);
  } while ($paging->get_startIndex() < $page->get_totalNumEntries());

  # Display customers tree.
  print "CustomerId, Name\n";
  display_customers_tree($root_account, undef, $customers, $child_links, 0);

  return 1;
}

# Displays an account tree, starting at the account and link provided, and
# recursing to all child accounts.
sub display_customers_tree {
  my ($customer, $link, $customers, $links, $depth) = @_;
  print "-" x ($depth * 2);
  print " ";
  print $customer->get_customerId();
  print ", " .
    ($customer->get_name() ne "" ? $customer->get_name() : "(no name)");
  print "\n";
  if ($links->{$customer->get_customerId()}) {
    foreach my $child_link (@{$links->{$customer->get_customerId()}}) {
      my $child_account = $customers->{$child_link->get_clientCustomerId()};
      display_customers_tree($child_account, $child_link, $customers, $links,
        $depth + 1);
    }
  }
}

# Don't run the example if the file is being included.
if (abs_path($0) ne abs_path(__FILE__)) {
  return 1;
}

# Log SOAP XML request, response and API errors.
Google::Ads::AdWords::Logging::enable_all_logging();

# Get AdWords Client, credentials will be read from ~/adwords.properties.
my $client = Google::Ads::AdWords::Client->new({version => "v201705"});

# By default examples are set to die on any server returned fault.
$client->set_die_on_faults(1);

# Call the example
get_account_hierarchy($client);

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