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AddCampaigns REST Template

Adds one or more campaigns to the specified account.




The identifier of the account to add campaigns to.

Request Components

The following specifies the HTTP method, supported content types, and base URI to use in your request.

  • HTTP method: POST

  • Supported content types: XML and JSON

    To use JSON, the following apply:

    • Your request URL must include the “format=json” query string.

    • For enumeration types, you must use numeric values instead of the value names defined in the value set. For example, to specify the MonthlyBudgetSpendUntilDepleted value defined in the BudgetLimitType value set, set the BudgetType element of the Campaign object to 0 (zero) instead of to MonthlyBudgetSpendUntilDepleted.

    • All enumerations are zero-based, and increment by 1.

    • The key names that you use for the JSON members are the same as the elements of the XML objects shown in the examples below.

  • Production base URI: https://adcenterapi.microsoft.com/Api/Advertiser/v8/CampaignManagement/CampaignManagementServiceREST.svc

  • Sandbox base URI: Not available.

Request Headers

The following are the headers to include in your request.




The application access token. This header is not used.


The account identifier. For more information, see Account and Customer Identifiers.


The customer identifier. For more information, see Account and Customer Identifiers.


The developer access token.


The user’s logon password.


The user’s logon user name.

Request Body

The following XML fragment shows the elements to use to add campaigns to an account. For a description of each element and the HTTP header elements that your request must include, see AddCampaignsRequest Message Object.

<AddCampaignsRequest xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/HostedService.CampaignManagementService.Rest" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
  <Campaigns xmlns:c="https://adcenter.microsoft.com/v8">
      <c:Id i:nil="true" />
      <c:Status i:nil="true" />

Response Body

The following XML fragment shows the elements that are included in the response. For a description of each element and the TrackingId header element that the response includes, see AddCampaignsResponse Message Object.

<AddCampaignsResponse xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Microsoft.AdCenter.Advertiser.CampaignManagement.Api.DataContracts" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
  <CampaignIds xmlns:a="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/Arrays">


If an error occurs, the service returns one of the following HTTP error codes.




Bad request, which indicates that the request data contains an error. The response will contain either an ApiFaultDetail or AdApiFaultDetail object that identifies the error. For a list of possible error codes, see Campaign Management Error Codes and Common Error Codes.


Not authorized.


Not found.


Method not allowed, which indicates that the URI template is not correct.


Server error.

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