Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Version 6 to Sunset this Spring – Upgrade to Version 7 Now

Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Version 7 was released to the Production and Sandbox environments earlier this year. With adCenter API Version 7, you can take advantage of updates in campaign management, editorial features, and reporting. That said, please be aware that API Version 6 will sunset this Spring. To give yourself time to be code complete,…

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What do you honestly think of adCenter API?

Whether you’ve been using adCenter API since 2006, or just recently started, here’s your chance to provide feedback on your API experience. We want to know what you think works, what doesn’t and what you’d like to see more/less of in the future.  It’s your candid feedback that helps steer the planning of future releases,…


Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox Environment Downtime: November 3, 4

The Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox environment will experience some downtime from Wednesday, November 3 to Thursday, November 4 to implement updates related to the adCenter Fall 2010 API Upgrade.  While the Sandbox environment will not be available, the API Production environment will operate as usual and ads will continue to serve. If you have…


Microsoft Advertising adCenter API is Now the Sole API for Advertising on Microsoft and Yahoo!

If you haven’t already seen David Pann’s announcement on the adCenter blog, we’ve completed the process of moving search ad serving for Yahoo! to the Microsoft Advertising adCenter platform. With this milestone achieved, your transition from Yahoo! Search Marketing to the adCenter platform is also complete. US advertisers now have access to 163 million unique…


A New Version of the Reporting Service has Been Released

Hello. On October 19th, Version 7 of the Reporting web service was released. In addition to a new namespace name (https://adcenter.microsoft.com/v7), the update includes several breaking changes that will require you to update your code if you use the following programming elements. The data type of the identifier elements in the report scope data objects…


Sandbox Conversion Tracking Currently Unsupported

The adCenter sandbox at https://sandbox.adcenter.microsoft.com is a good environment to test your code. Please note that currently we do not support conversion tracking in the sandbox. For example, the following AddCampaignsRequest will return with an error code. SOAP Request Example <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <s:Envelope xmlns:s=”http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/”> <s:Header> <h:ApplicationToken i:nil=”true” xmlns:h=”https://adcenter.microsoft.com/v7″ xmlns:i=”http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance” /> <h:CustomerAccountId xmlns:h=”https://adcenter.microsoft.com/v7″>***</h:CustomerAccountId> <h:CustomerId xmlns:h=”https://adcenter.microsoft.com/v7″>***</h:CustomerId>…


API Webcast on October 27th: Planning for the API Version 7 Platform Release

Join this month’s webcast about the upgrades in adCenter API Version 7 and learn how to effectively plan for this platform release.  If you haven’t attended a webcast before, these monthly presentations offer a unique opportunity to interact with the API product team, as well as provide important feedback about current and future releases. Date: October 27, 2010Time:…


Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox Environment Downtime: October 4th, 5th and 6th

The Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox environment will experience some downtime from Monday, October 4 to Tuesday, October 5 to implement updates for the adCenter Fall 2010 API Upgrade.  While the version 7 Sandbox environment will not be available, the API Production environment will operate as usual and ads will continue to serve. If you…

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The Microsoft Advertising adCenter Fall 2010 Upgrade ? Now Available on adCenter API

Microsoft adCenter API Production environment has been updated with the new features and functionalities rolled out in the adCenter Fall 2010 Upgrade. Please note below features are available on API Version 7—it’s a great time to upgrade to version 7 if you haven’t already! Campaign Control Enhanced search network distribution controls Included in this release…

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Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Portal Now Open in the Learning Center

To make it quick and easy for you to access the latest API news, we’ve created a one-stop online shop for the adCenter API.  The adCenter API Developer Portal provides you with updates about the latest release, including features that can help you manage your Microsoft Advertising adCenter accounts more efficiently. If you subscribe to the…

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