Advertisers

Abstract

The AdvertiserService provides methods for retrieving advertiser data.

Overview

An advertiser is an entity that manages campaigns in the Native Ad Platform API. It has settings such as contact information and billing details, and is able to manage campaigns and view reports for those campaigns. The Native ID you use to log in to Ad Manager can be associated with one or more advertisers.

Fields

The Advertiser object contains the following fields:

Name

Description

Type

id

The ID of the advertiser to retrieve.

long

advertiserName

The name of the advertiser.

string

timezone

The timezone of the advertiser.

string

currency

The currency of the advertiser.

string

Endpoint

Resource URI

https://api.gemini.yahoo.com/v3/rest/advertiser/

v3 Upgraded URL Attributes

Important

For the v3 Native Ad Platform API, Upgraded URL (UU) attributes are now supported for the Advertiser object type.

The following table describes the supported UU attributes per the Advertiser object type in v3 Native API.

Object

Landing Url

Display Url

Final Url

Mobile Final Url

TrackingUrl

Custom Parameters

Display Url Path1

Display Url Path2

Advertiser

no

no

no

no

yes

no

no

no

Note

The landing page url is deprecated only for search. The Final url will be eligible in a native context. Native-only ads are not required to use the final URL and may continue to use the landing page url.

For more information on Upgraded URLs in v3, refer to Upgraded URLs.

Example Representations

Advertiser

{
  "id": 1,
  "currency": "USD",
  "timezone": "America/New_York",
  "advertiserName": "advertiser1"
}

Advertiser Array

[
  {
   "id": 1,
   "currency": "USD",
   "timezone": "America/New_York",
   "advertiserName": “advertiser1”
  },
  {
   "id": 2,
   "currency": "USD",
   "timezone": "America/New_York",
   "advertiserName": “advertiser2”
  }
]

Advertiser Response

{
   "errors": null,
   "response": {
      "id": 1,
      "currency": "USD",
      "timezone": "America/New_York",
      "advertiserName": "advertiser1"
   }
}

Operations

Read specific advertiser data

Method: To retrieve data for a specific advertiser, make a GET call with the id parameter.

Example: GET call to retrieve an advertiser:

https://api.gemini.yahoo.com/v3/rest/advertiser/87292

The response will be the advertiser associated with the given id:

{
  "errors": null,
  "response": {
      "id": 87292,
      "currency": "USD",
      "timezone": "America/New_York",
      "advertiserName": "company name"
  }
}

Response: The advertiser associated with the given ID.

Example: GET call to retrieve a list of advertisers:

https://api.gemini.yahoo.com/v3/rest/advertiser/?id=134&id=19426

Response: The advertisers associated with the given ids:

{
  "errors": null,
  "response": [
      {
          "id": 134,
          "currency": "USD",
          "advertiserName": "NativeAdvertiser_1",
          "timezone": "America/New_York"
      },
      {
          "id": 19426,
          "currency": "USD",
          "advertiserName": "SearchAdvertiser_1",
          "timezone": "America/New_York"
      }
  ]
}

Read data for filtered list of advertisers

Method: To retrieve data for a filtered list of advertisers, make a GET call with the parameters in the table below:

Name

Description

Type

id

The ID of the advertiser to retrieve.

long

mr

The maximum number of rows to retrieve. This value should not be greater than 300.

int

si

The start index or the first element to retrieve.

int

status

The status of the advertiser to filter the list of advertisers.

enum

managedBy

This field indicates that the advertiser account has a managing entity that is authorized to perform actions on their behalf. The value should be the id of the reseller that is creating the account, and is immutable once set.

long

type

This field defaults to ADVERTISER and is read-only.

enum

nameContains

This field enables you to search by name and can be any part of a name.

long

Example: GET call for a filtered list of advertisers:

https://api.gemini.yahoo.com/v3/rest/advertiser/?mr=5

Response: The list of advertisers matching the given filter.

Important

The Advertiser must be a managed account in order to take advantage of these APIs.