GetAdsByIds Service Operation

 

Retrieves the specified ads from the specified ad group.

Request | Response

Error Codes

Service: CampaignManagementService.svc v10 | Namespace: https://bingads.microsoft.com/CampaignManagement/v10

Request Body

The GetAdsByIdsRequest object defines the elements of the request’s body. The elements must be in the same order as shown in the SOAP Request SOAP.

ElementDescriptionData TypeRequired
AdGroupIdThe identifier of the ad group that contains the ads to get.longYes
AdIdsA maximum of 20 identifiers of the requested ads.

Note: If the ad identifiers do not match the requested ad types, then the operation will return a batch error for each requested ad.
long arrayYes
AdTypesOne or more types of ads to return.

Note: If you do not specify any ad types and leave this element nil, then by default the operation will only return TextAd and ProductAd objects.
AdType arrayNo

Request Headers

Set the required header elements for each service request. New customers are required to sign up for Bing Ads with a Microsoft Account, and to manage those accounts you must use OAuth. Existing users with legacy Bing Ads credentials may continue to specify the UserName and Password header elements. In future versions of the API, Bing Ads will transition exclusively to Microsoft Account authentication. For more information, see Getting Started With the Bing Ads API.

OAuth Authentication

These request headers are required for Managing User Authentication with OAuth.

ElementDescriptionData Type
AuthenticationTokenThe OAuth access token that represents a Microsoft Account user who has permissions to Bing Ads accounts.string
CustomerAccountIdThe identifier of the account that owns the entities in the request. This header element must have the same value as the AccountId body element when both are required.

Note: Required for most service operations, and as a best practice you should always specify this element.
string
CustomerIdThe identifier of the customer that contains and owns the account. If you manage an account of another customer, you should use that customer ID instead of your own customer ID.

Note: Required for most service operations, and as a best practice you should always specify this element.
string
DeveloperTokenThe developer token used to access the Bing Ads API.string

Password Authentication

These request headers are required for legacy username and password authentication.

ElementDescriptionData Type
CustomerAccountIdThe identifier of the account that owns the entities in the request. This header element must have the same value as the AccountId body element when both are required.

Note: Required for most service operations, and as a best practice you should always specify this element.
string
CustomerIdThe identifier of the customer that contains and owns the account. If you manage an account of another customer, you should use that customer ID instead of your own customer ID.

Note: Required for most service operations, and as a best practice you should always specify this element.
string
DeveloperTokenThe developer token used to access the Bing Ads API.string
PasswordThe Bing Ads user's sign-in password.string
UserNameThe Bing Ads user's sign-in user name. You must not set this element to a Microsoft account or email address. To authenticate a Microsoft account, use the AuthenticationToken header instead of UserName and Password.string

Request SOAP

The following example shows the complete request envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <s:Header xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/CampaignManagement/v10">
    <Action mustUnderstand="1">GetAdsByIds</Action>
    <ApplicationToken i:nil="false"></ApplicationToken>
    <AuthenticationToken i:nil="false"></AuthenticationToken>
    <CustomerAccountId i:nil="false"></CustomerAccountId>
    <CustomerId i:nil="false"></CustomerId>
    <DeveloperToken i:nil="false"></DeveloperToken>
    <Password i:nil="false"></Password>
    <UserName i:nil="false"></UserName>
  </s:Header>
  <s:Body>
    <GetAdsByIdsRequest xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/CampaignManagement/v10">
      <AdGroupId></AdGroupId>
      <AdIds i:nil="false" xmlns:a1="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/Arrays">
        <a1:long></a1:long>
      </AdIds>
      <AdTypes i:nil="false">
        <AdType></AdType>
      </AdTypes>
    </GetAdsByIdsRequest>
  </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

Response Body

ElementDescriptionData Type
AdsAn array of Ad objects that corresponds directly to the ad identifiers that you specified in the request. Items of the list may be returned as null. For each list index where an ad was not retrieved, the corresponding element will be null.Ad array
PartialErrorsAn array of BatchError objects that contain details for any request items that were not successful.

The list of errors do not correspond directly to the list of items in the request. The list can be empty if there were no errors, or can include one or more error objects corresponding to each unsuccessful list item in the request.
BatchError array

Response Header

ElementDescriptionData Type
TrackingIdThe identifier of the log entry that contains details about the API call.string

Response SOAP

The following example shows the complete response envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <s:Header xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/CampaignManagement/v10">
    <TrackingId p4:nil="false" xmlns:p4="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"></TrackingId>
  </s:Header>
  <s:Body>
    <GetAdsByIdsResponse xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/CampaignManagement/v10">
      <Ads p4:nil="false" xmlns:p4="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
        <Ad p4:type="-- specify derived type here with the appropriate prefix --">
          <DevicePreference p4:nil="false"></DevicePreference>
          <EditorialStatus p4:nil="false"></EditorialStatus>
          <FinalAppUrls xmlns:e105="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Microsoft.AdCenter.Advertiser.CampaignManagement.Api.DataContracts.V10" p4:nil="false">
            <e105:AppUrl>
              <e105:OsType p4:nil="false"></e105:OsType>
              <e105:Url p4:nil="false"></e105:Url>
            </e105:AppUrl>
          </FinalAppUrls>
          <FinalMobileUrls p4:nil="false" xmlns:a1="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/Arrays">
            <a1:string></a1:string>
          </FinalMobileUrls>
          <FinalUrls p4:nil="false" xmlns:a1="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/Arrays">
            <a1:string></a1:string>
          </FinalUrls>
          <ForwardCompatibilityMap xmlns:e106="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/System.Collections.Generic" p4:nil="false">
            <e106:KeyValuePairOfstringstring>
              <e106:key p4:nil="false"></e106:key>
              <e106:value p4:nil="false"></e106:value>
            </e106:KeyValuePairOfstringstring>
          </ForwardCompatibilityMap>
          <Id p4:nil="false"></Id>
          <Status p4:nil="false"></Status>
          <TrackingUrlTemplate p4:nil="false"></TrackingUrlTemplate>
          <Type p4:nil="false"></Type>
          <UrlCustomParameters xmlns:e107="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Microsoft.AdCenter.Advertiser.CampaignManagement.Api.DataContracts.V10" p4:nil="false">
            <e107:Parameters p4:nil="false">
              <e107:CustomParameter>
                <e107:Key p4:nil="false"></e107:Key>
                <e107:Value p4:nil="false"></e107:Value>
              </e107:CustomParameter>
            </e107:Parameters>
          </UrlCustomParameters>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is TextAd-->
          <DestinationUrl p4:nil="false"></DestinationUrl>
          <DisplayUrl p4:nil="false"></DisplayUrl>
          <Text p4:nil="false"></Text>
          <Title p4:nil="false"></Title>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is ProductAd-->
          <PromotionalText p4:nil="false"></PromotionalText>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is AppInstallAd-->
          <AppPlatform p4:nil="false"></AppPlatform>
          <AppStoreId p4:nil="false"></AppStoreId>
          <Text p4:nil="false"></Text>
          <Title p4:nil="false"></Title>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is ExpandedTextAd-->
          <DisplayUrl p4:nil="false"></DisplayUrl>
          <Path1 p4:nil="false"></Path1>
          <Path2 p4:nil="false"></Path2>
          <Text p4:nil="false"></Text>
          <TitlePart1 p4:nil="false"></TitlePart1>
          <TitlePart2 p4:nil="false"></TitlePart2>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is DynamicSearchAd-->
          <Path1 p4:nil="false"></Path1>
          <Path2 p4:nil="false"></Path2>
          <Text p4:nil="false"></Text>
        </Ad>
      </Ads>
      <PartialErrors p4:nil="false" xmlns:p4="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
        <BatchError p4:type="-- specify derived type here with the appropriate prefix --">
          <Code></Code>
          <Details p4:nil="false"></Details>
          <ErrorCode p4:nil="false"></ErrorCode>
          <FieldPath p4:nil="false"></FieldPath>
          <ForwardCompatibilityMap xmlns:e108="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/System.Collections.Generic" p4:nil="false">
            <e108:KeyValuePairOfstringstring>
              <e108:key p4:nil="false"></e108:key>
              <e108:value p4:nil="false"></e108:value>
            </e108:KeyValuePairOfstringstring>
          </ForwardCompatibilityMap>
          <Index></Index>
          <Message p4:nil="false"></Message>
          <Type p4:nil="false"></Type>
          <!--These fields will be set if the i:type attribute is EditorialError-->
          <Appealable p4:nil="false"></Appealable>
          <DisapprovedText p4:nil="false"></DisapprovedText>
          <Location p4:nil="false"></Location>
          <PublisherCountry p4:nil="false"></PublisherCountry>
          <ReasonCode></ReasonCode>
        </BatchError>
      </PartialErrors>
    </GetAdsByIdsResponse>
  </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

If the service operation fails, it throws a FaultException exception, which contains one or more of the Bing Ads API error data objects. For information about the fault detail objects, see Campaign Management Error Data Objects and Handling Service Errors and Exceptions.The following are example error codes that the error objects can include when using this service operation. For all documented error codes, please see Bing Ads Operation Error Codes.

Error Code
InvalidCredentials

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DeleteAds
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