Collecting data from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

This guide explains how to collect data from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy). To learn how to collect data from a different data source, go back to the Available data sources in Adverity overview.

Introduction

For a list of the fields that you can collect from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy), see Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy).

This connector is going to be deprecated. Use the new (Beta) Google Search Ads 360 connector that is based on the latest API version. For more information, see the Google announcement.

  • Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy) can collect a maximum of 1 million rows per single report. To fetch more data than this, split your fetch into smaller date ranges in the Initial Fetch step of creating a datastream.

Creating a datastream to collect data from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

The basics of creating a datastream to collect data from any data source are explained in our guide to Creating a datastream. This guide contains information about the specific steps to create a datastream to fetch data from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy).

Authorization: Allow Adverity to access Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

  1. If you choose Access using your credentials or Access using someone else's credentials, in Set up or edit Advertisers, you or the person granting access must choose one of the following options:

    • Choose Grant access to all Advertisers, including those created in the future to allow Adverity to access all existing Advertisers and all Advertisers created in the future.

    • Choose Select specific Advertisers to which you want to grant access to determine the specific Advertisers that you want Adverity to access. Adverity will not automatically have access to Advertisers created in the future. You will need to grant Adverity access to any Advertisers created in the future.

    If you use your credentials to grant Adverity access to Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy), all the Advertisers available to you using your credentials will be visible in the Authorizations page to all Adverity users with permission to edit this authorization.

    If someone else uses their credentials to grant Adverity access to Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy), the same applies to the Advertisers available using their credentials.

    This is important to consider if you do not want all Adverity users with permission to edit the authorization to be able to see the details of the Advertisers. For more information about user permissions, see Managing user permissions.

Configuration: Choose the data you want to collect from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

To choose what data to collect and customize the Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy) datastream configuration, follow these steps:

  1. (Optional) Rename your datastream.

  1. In Agencies, Advertisers and Accounts, select the agencies, advertisers and accounts for which to collect data. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list.

  1. In Report type, select the type of data to collect from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy).

  1. In Columns, change the list of fields that you want to see in your data extract.

  1. In Currency, select the currency for the collected data.

    Not all combinations of the currency and report types are supported.

  2. Select the Verify single timezone checkbox to collect data only if it comes from a single timezone.

  3. Select the Include removed entities checkbox to collect data for the removed entities.

  4. In Filters, enter the additional data filters in JSON format. For more information, see the Google documentation.

  5. Select the Scope optimization checkbox to optimize fetches with higher scopes if applicable.

What's next?

Troubleshooting Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

No custom attributes are available in the data I have collected from Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy)

Custom attributes are available when you only select one advertiser that provides custom attributes when setting up your Google Search Ads 360 (Legacy) datastream