The campaign management error codes are being posted here so that they can be updated more frequently than the adCenter API documentation. This is a duplicate of the error code list at Campaign Management Error Codes, although this list may often be more up-to-date than the list on MSDN.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to all campaign management APIs.

 

Error Code Description

1001

The status cannot be changed by using an update service operation. Instead, use the Pause or Resume API.

1003

The status property must be null for an add operation.

1004

The identifier property must be null for an add operation.

1005

The negative keyword property is not valid.

1006

The total length of the negative keywords has been exceeded.

1007

A negative keyword matches a keyword.

1008

The account status is not valid for the requested operation.

1009

For aggregators, the customer's account ID must be supplied in the request header.

1010

The system is currently in read-only mode. Only Get operations are supported at this time.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect campaigns:

·         AddCampaigns


·         DeleteCampaigns


·         UpdateCampaigns


·         PauseCampaigns


·         ResumeCampaigns


Error Code Description

1100

The Campaign.Id element is not valid.

1101

The Campaign.Name element is not valid.

1102

The account identifier is not valid.

1103

The campaign object is null.

1104

The Campaign.Description element is not valid.

1105

The Campaign.MonthlyBudget element is not valid.

1106

The Campaign.DailyBudget element is not valid.

1107

Duplicate identifiers are contained in the array of campaigns.

1108

The Campaign.ConversionTrackingEnabled element must be set for the campaign.

1109

The Campaign.TimeZone element must be set for the campaign.

1110

The Campaign.DaylightSaving element must be set for the campaign.

1111

The Campaign.ConversionTrackingScript element must not be set for the campaign.

1113

The array of campaigns is null or empty.

1114

The list of campaigns exceeds the limit.

1115

An attempt was made to create a duplicate of a campaign that already exists.

1117

No more campaigns can be added to the specified account.

1118

The array of campaign identifiers is null or empty.

1119

The list of campaign identifiers exceeds the limit.

1120

The campaign status is not valid for the requested operation.

1121

The Campaign.BudgetType element missing or is not valid.

1122

The specified campaign is not eligible for the cash back rebate program.

1123

The new monthly campaign budget is less than the amount already spent for the current month.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect ad groups:

·         AddAdGroups


·         DeleteAdGroups


·         UpdateAdGroups


·         PauseAdGroups


·         ResumeAdGroups


·         SubmitAdGroupForApproval


Error Code Description

1200

The AdGroup object is null.

1201

The AdGroup.Id element is not valid.

1202

The AdGroup.Name element is not valid.

1203

Duplicate identifiers are contained in the array of ad groups.

1204

The AdGroup.EndDate element must follow the AdGroup.StartDate element.

1205

The AdGroup.LanguageAndRegion element cannot be updated.

1208

The ad group budget exceeds the campaign budget.

1209

The array of ad groups cannot be null or empty.

1210

The number of ad groups exceeds the limit.

1211

The ad group user cannot use the content medium.

1212

The AdGroup.StartDate element must be after the current date.

1213

No more ad groups can be added to the campaign.

1214

An attempt was made to create a duplicate of an ad group that already exists.

1215

An ad group that has expired cannot be updated.

1216

An ad group that has been submitted for approval cannot be updated.

1217

The requested operation cannot be performed on an ad group in the current state.

1218

The array of ad group identifiers cannot be null or empty.

1219

The number of ad group identifiers exceeds the limit.

1220

The AdGroup.LanguageAndRegion element, representing the distribution channel, is missing.

1221

The AdGroup.LanguageAndRegion element value is not valid.

1222

The AdGroup.AdDistribution element value is not valid.

1223

The distribution channel that is specified by the AdGroup.LanguageAndRegion element does not support content ads.

1224

The AdGroup.AdDistribution element is required when a new ad group is being created.

1225

The specified user is not authorized to use the specified AdGroup.LanguageAndRegion element for the ad group.

1226

An ad group must have at least one ad and one keyword associated with it before it can be passed to the SubmitAdGroupForApproval service operation.

1227

The AdGroup.StartDate element cannot be prior to the date that the ad group was submitted.

1228

The AdGroup.PricingModel element is not currently supported and must be null.

1229

The AdGroup.SearchBid element is not currently supported and must be null.

1230

The AdGroup.ContentBid element is not currently supported and must be null.

1231

The operation is not valid for an ad group that is expired.

1232

The start date specified in the ad group is not valid.

1233

The end date specified in the ad group is not valid.

1234

The cost-per-thousand-impressions (CPM) pricing model is allowed only if the AdGroup.AdDistribution element contains "Content".

1235

The customer account is not allowed to create ad groups in the specified ad distribution medium.

1236

The customer account is not allowed to create ad groups in the specified pricing model.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect ads:

·         AddAds


·         DeleteAds


·         PauseAds


·         ResumeAds


·         UpdateAds


Error Code Description

1300

The ad object is null.

1301

The title of the ad is not valid.

1302

The DestinationUrl element of the Ad object is not valid.

1303

The Id element of the Ad object must be set.

1304

The Id element of the Ad object must not be set.

1305

The Type element of the Ad object must not be set.

1306

The Text element of the TextAd object is not valid.

1307

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object is not valid.

1308

The Id element of the Ad object is not valid.

1309

The array of ad identifiers contains one or more duplicates.

1310

The array of ads cannot be null or empty.

1311

The number of ads exceeds the limit.

1312

No more ads can be added to the ad group.

1313

An attempt was made to create a duplicate of an ad that already exists.

1314

A default ad already exists.

1315

The title of the ad contains a syntax error.

1316

The Text element of the TextAd object contains a syntax error.

1317

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object contains a syntax error.

1318

The title of the ad contains forbidden text.

1319

The Text element of the TextAd object contains forbidden text.

1320

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object contains forbidden text.

1321

The title of the ad is not formatted correctly.

1322

The ad in the Text element of the TextAd object is not formatted correctly.

1323

The ad in the DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object is not formatted correctly.

1324

The title of the ad exceeds the maximum length.

1325

The Text element of the TextAd object exceeds the maximum length.

1326

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object exceeds the maximum length.

1327

The DestinationUrl element of the Ad object exceeds the maximum length.

1328

The combination of the ad title and the ad text does not meet the requirement for the minimum number of words.

1329

The title of the ad contains one or more reserved words.

1330

The Text element of the TextAd object contains one or more reserved words.

1331

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object contains one or more reserved words.

1332

The DisplayUrl element of the TextAd object is not formatted correctly.

1333

The title of the default ad contains a syntax error.

1334

The text of the default ad contains a syntax error.

1335

The display URL of the default ad contains a syntax error.

1336

The title of the default ad contains forbidden text.

1337

The text of the default ad contains forbidden text.

1338

The display URL of the default ad contains forbidden text.

1339

The format of the title is incorrect for the default ad.

1340

The format of the text is incorrect for the default ad.

1341

The format of the display URL is incorrect for the default ad.

1342

The title of the default ad exceeds the maximum limit.

1343

The text of the default ad exceeds the maximum limit.

1344

The display URL of the default ad exceeds the maximum limit.

1345

The destination URL of the default ad exceeds the maximum limit.

1346

The text of the default ad does not exceed the minimum limit.

1347

The title of the default ad contains one or more reserved words.

1348

The text of the default ad contains one or more reserved words.

1349

The display URL of the default ad contains one or more reserved words.

1350

The format for the display URL in the default ad is not valid.

1351

The array of ad identifiers cannot be null or empty.

1352

The array of ad identifiers exceeds the limit.

1353

There is too much text in the title across all keyword-ad associations.

1354

There is too much text across all keyword-ad associations.

1355

There is too much text in the display URL across all keyword-ad associations.

1356

There is no information to update in the given ad request.

1357

The operation could not be performed on the specified ad in its current state.

1358

The format of the destination URL in the default ad is not valid.

1359

The format of the DestinationUrl element of the Ad object is not valid.

1360

The Type element of the Ad object cannot be changed after the ad has been created.

1361

The BusinessName element of the MobileAd object is not valid.

1362

The PhoneNumber element of the MobileAd object is not valid.

1363

For a mobile ad, either the PhoneNumber and BusinessName elements or the DestinationUrl and DisplayUrl elements must be supplied.

1364

A mobile ad can be added only to an ad group whose AdDistribution element contains "Search".

1365

Mobile ads are not supported for the specified distribution channel.

1366

The customer account is not enabled to create ads of the specified type.

1367

The BusinessName element of the MobileAd object exceeds the maximum length.

1368

The PhoneNumber element of the MobileAd object exceeds the maximum length.

1370

The PhoneNumber element of the MobileAd object is not valid for the specified country/region.

1371

The PhoneNumber element of the MobileAd object contains a phone number that is blocked.

1372

Phone numbers are not allowed in the Title element of the MobileAd object.

1373

Phone numbers are not allowed in the Text element of the MobileAd object.

1374

Phone numbers are not allowed in the DisplayUrl element of the MobileAd object.

1375

Phone numbers are not allowed in the BusinessName element of the MobileAd object.

1376

The ad title failed editorial validation.

1377

The ad text failed editorial validation.

1378

The ad display URL failed editorial validation.

1379

The ad destination URL failed editorial validation.

1380

The ad business name failed editorial validation.

1381

The ad phone number failed editorial validation.

1382

The Status element of the Ad object is not currently supported and must be null.

1383

The EditorialStatus element of the Ad object is read-only and cannot be modified.

1384

The ExemptionRequest element of the Ad object is not currently supported and must be null.

1385

The ad object is empty, so there is nothing to update.

1386

The ad object type does not match the existing ad type. For example, a MobileAd object was sent, but the ad identifier refers to a text ad.

1387

The ad title is empty for all keywords.

1388

A keyword would have made the ad title empty for at least one ad.

1389

The ad text is empty for all keywords.

1390

A keyword would have made the text empty for at least one ad.

1391

The display URL of the ad is empty for all keywords.

1392

A keyword would cause the display URL to be empty for at least one ad.

1393

A keyword would make the destination URL blank for at least one ad.

1394

The ad is already deleted or does not exist.

1395

The ad status is invalid for the requested operation.

1396

The business name for the default ad is too long.

1397

The ad failed one or more checks during the approval process.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect targets:

·         AddTarget


·         DeleteTarget


·         UpdateTarget


Error Code Description

1400

The target object is null.

1401

The Target.Id element is not valid.

1402

The Target object does not contain any bids.

1403

The Target.Day element is not valid.

1404

The Target.Hour element is not valid.

1405

The Target.Location element is not valid.

1406

The Target.Gender element is not valid.

1407

The Target.Age element is not valid.

1408

The Target.Day element is a duplicate.

1409

The Target.Hour element is a duplicate.

1410

The LocationTarget.MetroAreaTarget element is a duplicate.

1411

The LocationTarget.CountryTarget element is a duplicate.

1412

The Target.Gender element is a duplicate.

1413

The Target.Age element is a duplicate.

1414

The country/region and metro targets must be mutually exclusive.

1415

The metro targets specified must be from the same country/region.

1416

The DayTargetBid.IncrementalBid element cannot be null or zero for a day target.

1417

There are too many location targets specified for the ad group.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect keywords:

·         AddKeywords


·         DeleteKeywords


·         UpdateKeywords


Error Code Description

1500

The Keyword object is null.

1501

The Keyword.Id element is not valid.

1502

The array of keyword identifiers contains one or more duplicates.

1503

The Keyword.Text element is not valid.

1504

The Keyword.Text element cannot be changed by using the UpdateKeywords service operation.

1505

The array of keywords cannot be null or empty.

1506

The number of keywords exceeds the maximum limit.

1507

One or more of the keyword bid amounts are not valid.

1508

The keyword bid amounts are not valid for a search ad group.

1509

The keyword bid amounts are not valid for a content ad group.

1510

The keyword bid amounts are not valid for a hybrid (search and content) ad group.

1511

The Keyword.Param1 element is not valid.

1512

The Keyword.Param2 element is not valid.

1513

The Keyword.Param3 element is not valid.

1514

Negative keywords require a partial match bid.

1515

One or more of the keyword bid amounts are less than the floor price.

1516

One or more of the keyword bid amounts are greater than the ceiling price.

1517

An attempt was made to create a duplicate of a keyword that already exists.

1518

No more keywords can be added to this account.

1519

No more keywords can be added to this ad group.

1520

The Keyword.Text element contains forbidden text.

1521

The Keyword.Param1 element contains forbidden text.

1522

The Keyword.Param2 element contains forbidden text.

1523

The Keyword.Param3 element contains forbidden text.

1524

The Keyword.Text element contains a reserved word.

1525

The Keyword.Param1 element contains a reserved word.

1526

The Keyword.Param2 element contains a reserved word.

1527

The Keyword.Param3 element contains a reserved word.

1528

The specified keyword does not belong to the specified ad group.

1529

The array of keyword identifiers cannot be empty or null.

1530

The number of keyword identifiers exceeds the maximum limit.

1531

The keyword status is not valid for the requested operation.

1532

The EditorialStatus element of the Keyword object is read-only and cannot be modified.

1533

The Keyword.ExemptionRequest element is not currently supported and must be null.

1534

A Keyword object that contains no data was passed to the UpdateKeywords service operation.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that affect keyword and ad associations:

·         GetKeywordAdAssociationsByStatus


Error Code Description

1600

The GetKeywordAdAssociationsByStatusRequest.Status element is not valid.

1601

The GetKeywordAdAssociationsByStatusRequest.Status element is null.

1602

The GetKeywordAdAssociationsByStatusRequest.ModifiedAfter element is not valid.

1603

The date specified by the GetKeywordAdAssociationsByStatusRequest.ModifiedAfter element is not in UTC format.

 

The error codes in the following table apply to the following campaign management service operations that retrieve keyword performance estimates:

·         GetKeywordEstimatesByBids


Error Code Description

1700

The keyword bid is null.

1701

The array of keyword bids is null or empty.

1702

There are too many elements in the array of keyword bids.

1703

The keyword in the bid is not valid.

1704

At least one keyword bid must be specified.