Heads Up: Changes to Business Locations and Location Extensions in Bing Ads API

Business Locations and Location Extension –v1 APIs Will Sunset in April 2013 Business locations and location extension – v1 APIs will sunset in April 2013. Please plan to migrate your applications to location extension – v2 APIs which will be available in production through a pilot program starting February. As location extension-v2 will provide all…


Video: Getting Started with the Bing Ads API

If you’re new to Bing Ads and are interested in getting started with using the API, check out this video. It shows you how to get access to the API, make you first call, and find API documentation. Video: Get Started With the Bing Ads API You can also check out the Getting Started documentation…

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Prepare for Bing Ads API Version 7 Sunset and Migrate to Version 8

The Bing Ads API Version 7 is scheduled to sunset as early as the first week of April 2013. You must migrate your application to version 8 before the sunset date. Failing to go through migration will cause your application to stop working when the services are removed. For information about what?s changed from version…

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Mandatory Code Changes Required by Bing Ads API Users in Preparation for Landing Page by Match Type Updates

As of early November, all customers in the U.S. have been enabled for Landing Page by Match Type (aka URL by Match Type), and we are now beginning to release this functionality to customers in Canada, India and Singapore, and soon to customers in the UK, Ireland and France.  This post contains important information for…


Heads Up: Bing Ads V7 API to Sunset April 2013

The Bing Ads V7 API will be removed April 2013. Please migrate your applications from v7 to v8 at your earliest convenience. For V8 API documentation, see Bing Ads API Version 8. We are currently working on a migration guide to help you migrate to V8. The guide should be available in early November. We will…


The V8 Sandbox for Bing Ads API Is Here!

We’re happy to announce that we now have a V8 beta sandbox environment. It’s quick and easy to get access to the sandbox: just go to https://sandbox.bingads.microsoft.com and sign up for an account. For details about getting started using the sandbox, see the sandbox documentation. If you’re a reseller, please contact your account manager to get…


Coming Soon: Bing Ads API is Migrating from Metro to DMA® Targeting

As you may have already seen on the Bing Ads Blog, in an effort to offer a more consistent experience for advertisers, Bing Ads is planning to migrate from metros to DMA®s in late September through October.  During this period, all advertisers currently targeting metros will be automatically migrated to DMA®s.   Action Recommended for API Customers Currently Targeting Metros…

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Heads Up: Get Ready for New API Features in adCenter

Both the August and September releases of adCenter will include updates that all API users should be aware of and prepare for. Bulk Service Operations Having just been released out of pilot to all adCenter API users, Bulk Service Operations lets you download your adCenter campaign data in the background; if you keep a local…


The July 2012 adCenter Release for API Users

If you haven’t already checked out the July 2012 adCenter Release post over on the adCenter Blog, that’s where you’ll find all the details related to this month’s update.  To ensure you, Dear API User, are aware of how these changes affect you, here’s some API-specific info for the updates and features that affect how…