Shared Ad Extensions and New Features in Bulk Service

Bing Ads introduced new Bulk Upload and Download methods for campaign management in v9 that supports the popular data exchange formats CSV and TSV. We have several customers who have already migrated to the new bulk features, and have been successfully managing their campaigns during this holiday season. Customers who had migrated to new bulk…


How the Transition to Microsoft Account Impacts the Bing Ads API

Last week we began the process of encouraging Bing Ads users to sign in with a Microsoft account which will replace the usage of Bing Ads accounts to sign in next year. Since this process began there have been some additional questions about what the impact of these changes are to customers of the Bing…


Announcing the Bing Ads API Status Dashboard

A key goal we strive towards on the Bing Ads team is to be as transparent as possible with our customers about all aspects of our service. As part of this commitment to transparency we recently launched the Bing Ads API Status Dashboard which provide an up to the hour update on the availability and…


Version 9 of the Customer and Billing API is Now Generally Available

After a month of being available in our sandbox environment, version 9 of the Bing Ads Customer and Billing API is now generally available. In this version we’ve introduced new functionality and improvements to existing features across the Bing Ads Customer Management and Customer Billing web services including Support for managing user authentication with OAuth….


Announcing the release of version 9 of the Bing Ads API

Version 9 of the Bing Ads API is now generally available. This API will bring with it new functionality and improvements to existing features across Bing Ads web services including Introduction of bulk upload and download methods for campaign management which utilize comma separated values (CSV) and tab separated values (TSV) as the data interchange formats. These data formats…

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Location Extensions v2 is Almost Here: Business Locations and Location Extensions v1 will be Sunset in September

In March we posted an updated timeline for the sunset date of business location and location extensions v1 which will be replaced by location extensions v2 feature. We are pleased to announce that the general availability of location extensions v2 will be during the week of September 16th -20th for advertisers in the United States…


Updated PHP Classes and Samples Added to the MSDN Code Gallery for Bing Ads API

We’ve made some big improvements to the PHP sample package and PHP classes package that are available from the MSDN code gallery. If you’re using PHP to access the Bing Ads API, you’ll want to know about the following changes: Our classes now implement PHP namespaces. Our intention here is to make it easier for developers…


Announcing the Bing Ads developer center

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of the Bing Ads developer center.  This is a new one-stop shop for our developer community to learn how to work with our platform, get up to date news on our latest features, and connect with the team and fellow developers. Things developers will get from this…


Reporting, Ad Intelligence and Optimizer version 8 APIs now available in sandbox

As promised earlier we have shipped rest of the Bing Ads services on sandbox. The following services will be available in sandbox starting today! 1. Reporting Service: The Reporting service defines programming elements that one can use to request and download reports. These reports provide statistics to track finances, measure ad performance, effectiveness of targeting…