Google Ads

Google Ads

Google Ads is available in the general hub.

Element Information Details
Provider API Documentation Google Ads API documentation
Authentication oauth2
Events Not supported
Bulk Upload: False
Download: True
Virtual Data Resources and Transformations Supported

Google Ads Element

The Google Ads element is available in the general hub.

Authentication Prerequisites

The Google Ads element uses the OAuth 2.0 authentication workflow. Before you can authenticate an instance of the Google Ads element, you need the credentials on the parameters required for authentication.  

Required Authentication Parameters

You can authenticate an element instance using the UI or via API calls. For detailed information on how to authenticate an instance, see our related documentation:

To authenticate an instance of the Google Ads element, you will need the following parameters:

Parameter Name/UI ValueAPI ValueDescriptionSource
NamenameThe name of your element instance.n/a
Google Ads Developer Tokengoogleads.developer.token
A developer token from Google allows your app to connect to the Google Ads API. To retrieve your developer token, sign in to your Manager Account.
Navigate to TOOLS > MORE TOOLS > API Center. The API Center option will appear only for Google Ads Manager Accounts.

Sample Configuration JSON

"configuration": {
"filter.response.nulls": "true",
"googleads.use.clientCustomerId": "false",
"synchronous.bulk.notification": "true",
"oauth.callback.url": "[Your callback URL]"

Element Fact Sheet and Reference

Authentication and Configuration Parameters

To see all authentication parameters for an element, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Cloud Elements and navigate to Elements.
  2. Hover over the card for the an element, and then click My Resources. 
  3. In the top navigation toolbar, click Setup.
  4. From the Setup page, you can view a complete list of the element's authentication and configuration parameters.

Queryable Endpoints

You can use CEQL to query the following endpoints of the Google Ads element:

  • GET /ad-group-ads
  • GET /ad-groups
  • GET /bidding-strategies
  • GET /campaign-budgets
  • GET /campaign-criterions
  • GET /campaigns
  • GET /geo-target-constants
  • GET /geographic-views
  • GET /labels
  • GET /location-views

API Documentation

The API Documentation for Google Ads can be found here.

Provider Documentation