Create Customer

Java

// Copyright 2019 Google LLC
//
// Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
// you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
// You may obtain a copy of the License at
//
//     https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
//
// Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
// distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
// WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
// See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
// limitations under the License.

package com.google.ads.googleads.examples.accountmanagement;

import com.beust.jcommander.Parameter;
import com.google.ads.googleads.examples.utils.ArgumentNames;
import com.google.ads.googleads.examples.utils.CodeSampleParams;
import com.google.ads.googleads.lib.GoogleAdsClient;
import com.google.ads.googleads.v5.errors.GoogleAdsError;
import com.google.ads.googleads.v5.errors.GoogleAdsException;
import com.google.ads.googleads.v5.resources.Customer;
import com.google.ads.googleads.v5.services.CreateCustomerClientResponse;
import com.google.ads.googleads.v5.services.CustomerServiceClient;
import java.io.FileNotFoundException;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.time.ZonedDateTime;
import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;

/**
 * Creates a new customer under a given manager account.
 *
 * <p>Note: this example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager account. By
 * default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager account.
 */
public class CreateCustomer {

  private static class CreateCustomerParams extends CodeSampleParams {

    @Parameter(
        names = ArgumentNames.CUSTOMER_ID,
        description = "Manager account to own the new customer.")
    public Long managerAccountId;
  }

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    CreateCustomerParams params = new CreateCustomerParams();
    if (!params.parseArguments(args)) {

      // Either pass the owning manager account on the command line or insert the ID here.
      params.managerAccountId = Long.valueOf("INSERT_MANAGER_ID_HERE");
    }

    GoogleAdsClient googleAdsClient = null;
    try {
      googleAdsClient = GoogleAdsClient.newBuilder().fromPropertiesFile().build();
    } catch (FileNotFoundException fnfe) {
      System.err.printf(
          "Failed to load GoogleAdsClient configuration from file. Exception: %s%n", fnfe);
      System.exit(1);
    } catch (IOException ioe) {
      System.err.printf("Failed to create GoogleAdsClient. Exception: %s%n", ioe);
      System.exit(1);
    }

    try {
      new CreateCustomer().runExample(googleAdsClient, params.managerAccountId);
    } catch (GoogleAdsException gae) {
      // GoogleAdsException is the base class for most exceptions thrown by an API request.
      // Instances of this exception have a message and a GoogleAdsFailure that contains a
      // collection of GoogleAdsErrors that indicate the underlying causes of the
      // GoogleAdsException.
      System.err.printf(
          "Request ID %s failed due to GoogleAdsException. Underlying errors:%n",
          gae.getRequestId());
      int i = 0;
      for (GoogleAdsError googleAdsError : gae.getGoogleAdsFailure().getErrorsList()) {
        System.err.printf("  Error %d: %s%n", i++, googleAdsError);
      }
      System.exit(1);
    }
  }

  private void runExample(GoogleAdsClient googleAdsClient, Long managerId) {
    // Formats the current date/time to use as a timestamp in the new customer description.
    String dateTime = ZonedDateTime.now().format(DateTimeFormatter.RFC_1123_DATE_TIME);

    // Initializes a Customer object to be created.
    Customer customer =
        Customer.newBuilder()
            .setDescriptiveName("Account created with CustomerService on '" + dateTime + "'")
            .setCurrencyCode("USD")
            .setTimeZone("America/New_York")
            // Optional: Sets additional attributes of the customer.
            .setTrackingUrlTemplate("{lpurl}?device={device}")
            .setFinalUrlSuffix("keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}&adgroupid={adgroupid}")
            .setHasPartnersBadge(false)
            .build();

    // Sends the request to create the customer.
    try (CustomerServiceClient client =
        googleAdsClient.getLatestVersion().createCustomerServiceClient()) {
      CreateCustomerClientResponse response =
          client.createCustomerClient(managerId.toString(), customer);
      System.out.printf(
          "Created a customer with resource name '%s' under the manager account with"
              + " customer ID '%d'.%n",
          response.getResourceName(), managerId);
    }
  }
}

C#

// Copyright 2019 Google LLC
//
// Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
// you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
// You may obtain a copy of the License at
//
//     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
//
// Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
// distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
// WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
// See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
// limitations under the License.

using Google.Ads.GoogleAds.Lib;
using Google.Ads.GoogleAds.V5.Errors;
using Google.Ads.GoogleAds.V5.Resources;
using Google.Ads.GoogleAds.V5.Services;

using System;

namespace Google.Ads.GoogleAds.Examples.V5
{
    /// <summary>
    /// This code example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager account.
    ///
    /// Note: this example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager account.
    /// By default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager account.
    /// </summary>
    public class CreateCustomer : ExampleBase
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// Main method, to run this code example as a standalone application.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="args">The command line arguments.</param>
        public static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            CreateCustomer codeExample = new CreateCustomer();
            Console.WriteLine(codeExample.Description);

            long managerCustomerId = long.Parse("INSERT_MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID_HERE");
            codeExample.Run(new GoogleAdsClient(), managerCustomerId);
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Returns a description about the code example.
        /// </summary>
        public override string Description =>
            "This code example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager " +
            "account.\nNote: this example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads " +
            "manager account. By default, the new account will only be accessible via the " +
            "manager account.";

        /// <summary>
        /// Runs the code example.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="client">The Google Ads client.</param>
        /// <param name="managerCustomerId">The manager customer ID.</param>
        public void Run(GoogleAdsClient client, long managerCustomerId)
        {
            // Get the CustomerService.
            CustomerServiceClient customerService = client.GetService(Services.V5.CustomerService);

            Customer customer = new Customer()
            {
                DescriptiveName = $"Account created with CustomerService on '{DateTime.Now}'",

                // For a list of valid currency codes and time zones see this documentation:
                // https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/codes-formats.
                CurrencyCode = "USD",
                TimeZone = "America/New_York",

                // The below values are optional. For more information about URL
                // options see: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6305348.
                TrackingUrlTemplate = "{lpurl}?device={device}",
                FinalUrlSuffix = "keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}&adgroupid={adgroupid}",
                HasPartnersBadge = false
            };

            try
            {
                // Create the account.
                CreateCustomerClientResponse response = customerService.CreateCustomerClient(
                    managerCustomerId.ToString(), customer);

                // Display the result.
                Console.WriteLine($"Created a customer with resource name " +
                    $"'{response.ResourceName}' under the manager account with customer " +
                    $"ID '{managerCustomerId}'");
            }
            catch (GoogleAdsException e)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Failure:");
                Console.WriteLine($"Message: {e.Message}");
                Console.WriteLine($"Failure: {e.Failure}");
                Console.WriteLine($"Request ID: {e.RequestId}");
                throw;
            }
        }
    }
}

PHP

<?php

/**
 * Copyright 2018 Google LLC
 *
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *
 *     https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 *
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 * limitations under the License.
 */

namespace Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Examples\AccountManagement;

require __DIR__ . '/../../vendor/autoload.php';

use GetOpt\GetOpt;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Examples\Utils\ArgumentNames;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Examples\Utils\ArgumentParser;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Lib\V5\GoogleAdsClient;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Lib\V5\GoogleAdsClientBuilder;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Lib\V5\GoogleAdsException;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\Lib\OAuth2TokenBuilder;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\V5\Errors\GoogleAdsError;
use Google\Ads\GoogleAds\V5\Resources\Customer;
use Google\ApiCore\ApiException;

/**
 * This example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager account.
 *
 * Note: this example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager account. By default,
 * the new account will only be accessible via the manager account.
 */
class CreateCustomer
{
    private const MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID = 'INSERT_MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID_HERE';

    public static function main()
    {
        // Either pass the required parameters for this example on the command line, or insert them
        // into the constants above.
        $options = (new ArgumentParser())->parseCommandArguments([
            ArgumentNames::MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID => GetOpt::REQUIRED_ARGUMENT
        ]);

        // Generate a refreshable OAuth2 credential for authentication.
        $oAuth2Credential = (new OAuth2TokenBuilder())->fromFile()->build();

        // Construct a Google Ads client configured from a properties file and the
        // OAuth2 credentials above.
        $googleAdsClient = (new GoogleAdsClientBuilder())
            ->fromFile()
            ->withOAuth2Credential($oAuth2Credential)
            ->build();

        try {
            self::runExample(
                $googleAdsClient,
                $options[ArgumentNames::MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID] ?: self::MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID
            );
        } catch (GoogleAdsException $googleAdsException) {
            printf(
                "Request with ID '%s' has failed.%sGoogle Ads failure details:%s",
                $googleAdsException->getRequestId(),
                PHP_EOL,
                PHP_EOL
            );
            foreach ($googleAdsException->getGoogleAdsFailure()->getErrors() as $error) {
                /** @var GoogleAdsError $error */
                printf(
                    "\t%s: %s%s",
                    $error->getErrorCode()->getErrorCode(),
                    $error->getMessage(),
                    PHP_EOL
                );
            }
            exit(1);
        } catch (ApiException $apiException) {
            printf(
                "ApiException was thrown with message '%s'.%s",
                $apiException->getMessage(),
                PHP_EOL
            );
            exit(1);
        }
    }

    /**
     * Runs the example.
     *
     * @param GoogleAdsClient $googleAdsClient the Google Ads API client
     * @param int $managerCustomerId the manager customer ID
     */
    public static function runExample(GoogleAdsClient $googleAdsClient, int $managerCustomerId)
    {
        $customer = new Customer([
            'descriptive_name' => 'Account created with CustomerService on ' . date('Ymd h:i:s'),
            // For a list of valid currency codes and time zones see this documentation:
            // https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/codes-formats.
            'currency_code' => 'USD',
            'time_zone' => 'America/New_York',
            // The below values are optional. For more information about URL
            // options see: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6305348.
            'tracking_url_template' => '{lpurl}?device={device}',
            'final_url_suffix' => 'keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}&adgroupid={adgroupid}'
        ]);

        // Issues a mutate request to create an account
        $customerServiceClient = $googleAdsClient->getCustomerServiceClient();
        $response = $customerServiceClient->createCustomerClient($managerCustomerId, $customer);

        printf(
            'Created a customer with resource name "%s" under the manager account with '
            . 'customer ID %d.%s',
            $response->getResourceName(),
            $managerCustomerId,
            PHP_EOL
        );
    }
}

CreateCustomer::main();

Python

#!/usr/bin/env python
# Copyright 2018 Google LLC
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
"""This example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given
manager account.

Note: this example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager
account. By default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager
account.
"""


import argparse
import sys
from datetime import datetime

import google.ads.google_ads.client


def main(client, manager_customer_id):
    customer_service = client.get_service("CustomerService", version="v5")
    customer = client.get_type("Customer", version="v5")
    today = datetime.today().strftime("%Y%m%d %H:%M:%S")
    customer.descriptive_name = (
        "Account created with " "CustomerService on %s" % today
    )
    # For a list of valid currency codes and time zones see this documentation:
    # https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/codes-formats
    customer.currency_code = "USD"
    customer.time_zone = "America/New_York"
    # The below values are optional. For more information about URL
    # options see: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6305348
    customer.tracking_url_template = "{lpurl}?device={device}"
    customer.final_url_suffix = (
        "keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}" "&adgroupid={adgroupid}"
    )
    customer.has_partners_badge = False

    try:
        response = customer_service.create_customer_client(
            manager_customer_id, customer
        )
        print(
            (
                'Customer created with resource name "%s" under manager account '
                'with customer ID "%s"'
            )
            % (response.resource_name, manager_customer_id)
        )
    except google.ads.google_ads.errors.GoogleAdsException as ex:
        print(
            'Request with ID "%s" failed with status "%s" and includes the '
            "following errors:" % (ex.request_id, ex.error.code().name)
        )
        for error in ex.failure.errors:
            print('\tError with message "%s".' % error.message)
            if error.location:
                for field_path_element in error.location.field_path_elements:
                    print("\t\tOn field: %s" % field_path_element.field_name)
        sys.exit(1)


if __name__ == "__main__":
    # GoogleAdsClient will read the google-ads.yaml configuration file in the
    # home directory if none is specified.
    google_ads_client = (
        google.ads.google_ads.client.GoogleAdsClient.load_from_storage()
    )

    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(
        description=("Creates a new client under the given manager.")
    )
    # The following argument(s) should be provided to run the example.
    parser.add_argument(
        "-m",
        "--manager_customer_id",
        type=str,
        required=True,
        help="A Google Ads customer ID for the "
        "manager account under which the new customer will "
        "be created.",
    )
    args = parser.parse_args()

    main(google_ads_client, args.manager_customer_id)

Ruby

#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# Encoding: utf-8
#
# Copyright 2019 Google LLC
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
#
# This example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager
# account.
#
# Note: This example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager
# account. By default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager
# account.

require 'optparse'
require 'google/ads/google_ads'
require 'date'

def create_customer(manager_customer_id)
  # GoogleAdsClient will read a config file from
  # ENV['HOME']/google_ads_config.rb when called without parameters
  client = Google::Ads::GoogleAds::GoogleAdsClient.new

  customer = client.resource.customer do |c|
    c.descriptive_name = "Account created with CustomerService on #{(Time.new.to_f * 1000).to_i}"

    # For a list of valid currency codes and time zones, see this documentation:
    # https://developers.google.com/google-ads/api/reference/data/codes-formats
    c.currency_code = "USD"
    c.time_zone = "America/New_York"

    # The below values are optional. For more information about URL options, see:
    # https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6305348
    c.tracking_url_template = "{lpurl}?device={device}"
    c.final_url_suffix = "keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}&adgroupid={adgroupid}"

    c.has_partners_badge = false
  end

  response = client.service.customer.create_customer_client(
    customer_id: manager_customer_id,
    customer_client: customer
  )

  puts "Created a customer with resource name #{response.resource_name} under" +
      " the manager account with customer ID #{manager_customer_id}."
end

if __FILE__ == $0
  PAGE_SIZE = 1000

  options = {}
  # The following parameter(s) should be provided to run the example. You can
  # either specify these by changing the INSERT_XXX_ID_HERE values below, or on
  # the command line.
  #
  # Parameters passed on the command line will override any parameters set in
  # code.
  #
  # Running the example with -h will print the command line usage.
  options[:manager_customer_id] = 'INSERT_MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID_HERE'

  OptionParser.new do |opts|
    opts.banner = sprintf('Usage: %s [options]', File.basename(__FILE__))

    opts.separator ''
    opts.separator 'Options:'

    opts.on('-M', '--manager-customer-id MANAGEr-CUSTOMER-ID', String,
        'Customer ID') do |v|
      options[:manager_customer_id] = v
    end

    opts.separator ''
    opts.separator 'Help:'

    opts.on_tail('-h', '--help', 'Show this message') do
      puts opts
      exit
    end
  end.parse!

  begin
    create_customer(options.fetch(:manager_customer_id).tr("-", ""))
  rescue Google::Ads::GoogleAds::Errors::GoogleAdsError => e
    e.failure.errors.each do |error|
      STDERR.printf("Error with message: %s\n", error.message)
      if error.location
        error.location.field_path_elements.each do |field_path_element|
          STDERR.printf("\tOn field: %s\n", field_path_element.field_name)
        end
      end
      error.error_code.to_h.each do |k, v|
        next if v == :UNSPECIFIED
        STDERR.printf("\tType: %s\n\tCode: %s\n", k, v)
      end
    end
    raise
  end
end

Perl

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
#
# Copyright 2019, Google LLC
#
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
# you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
# You may obtain a copy of the License at
#
#     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
#
# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
# distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
# WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
# See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
# limitations under the License.
#
# This example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager
# account.
#
# Note: This example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager
# account. By default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager
# account.

use strict;
use warnings;
use utf8;

use FindBin qw($Bin);
use lib "$Bin/../../lib";
use Google::Ads::GoogleAds::Client;
use Google::Ads::GoogleAds::Utils::GoogleAdsHelper;
use Google::Ads::GoogleAds::V5::Resources::Customer;

use Getopt::Long qw(:config auto_help);
use Pod::Usage;
use Cwd qw(abs_path);
use Data::Uniqid qw(uniqid);

# The following parameter(s) should be provided to run the example. You can
# either specify these by changing the INSERT_XXX_ID_HERE values below, or on
# the command line.
#
# Parameters passed on the command line will override any parameters set in
# code.
#
# Running the example with -h will print the command line usage.
my $manager_customer_id = "INSERT_MANAGER_CUSTOMER_ID_HERE";

sub create_customer {
  my ($api_client, $manager_customer_id) = @_;

  # Initialize a customer to be created.
  my $customer = Google::Ads::GoogleAds::V5::Resources::Customer->new({
      descriptiveName => "Account created with CustomerService on #" . uniqid(),

      # For a list of valid currency codes and time zones, see this documentation:
      # https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/codes-formats
      currencyCode => "USD",
      timeZone     => "America/New_York",

      # The below values are optional. For more information about URL options, see:
      # https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/6305348
      trackingUrlTemplate => "{lpurl}?device={device}",
      finalUrlSuffix =>
        "keyword={keyword}&matchtype={matchtype}&adgroupid={adgroupid}",
      hasPartnersBadge => to_boolean(0)});

  # Create the customer client.
  my $create_customer_client_response =
    $api_client->CustomerService()->create_customer_client({
      customerId     => $manager_customer_id,
      customerClient => $customer
    });

  printf
    "Created a customer with resource name '%s' under the manager account " .
    "with customer ID %d.\n", $create_customer_client_response->{resourceName},
    $manager_customer_id;

  return 1;
}

# Don't run the example if the file is being included.
if (abs_path($0) ne abs_path(__FILE__)) {
  return 1;
}

# Get Google Ads Client, credentials will be read from ~/googleads.properties.
my $api_client = Google::Ads::GoogleAds::Client->new();

# By default examples are set to die on any server returned fault.
$api_client->set_die_on_faults(1);

# Parameters passed on the command line will override any parameters set in code.
GetOptions("manager_customer_id=s" => \$manager_customer_id);

# Print the help message if the parameters are not initialized in the code nor
# in the command line.
pod2usage(2) if not check_params($manager_customer_id);

# Call the example.
create_customer($api_client, $manager_customer_id =~ s/-//gr);

=pod

=head1 NAME

create_customer

=head1 DESCRIPTION

This example illustrates how to create a new customer under a given manager account.

Note: This example must be run using the credentials of a Google Ads manager account.
By default, the new account will only be accessible via the manager account.

=head1 SYNOPSIS

create_customer.pl [options]

    -help                       Show the help message.
    -manager_customer_id        The Google Ads manager customer ID.

=cut