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Yahoo! Ads API official version released

Document Number: APIE-FY19-2096

Dear customer,

Thank you for using Yahoo! Ads.

Yahoo! Ads API official version has been released, as previously
announced in "Yahoo! Ads API official version release (Document Number :
Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API is closing as planned. Please see the
following details.

Once again, thank you for using Yahoo! Ads.

1. Yahoo! Ads API official version release:

 1-1. Service:
  Yahoo! Ads Search Ads API
  Yahoo! Ads Display Ads API

 1-2. Version released:

 1-3. Release date:
  February 20, 2020 (Thu) JST

 1-4. How to start using:
  If you are using Yahoo! Ads API Beta version, you don't need
  application to use the official version.
  You can start using Yahoo! Ads API official version.

2. Major new features on Yahoo! Ads API official version:
 The following new features are updates from Yahoo! Ads API beta version.

 [Search Ads API]
  - Import feature for offline conversions
   With this feature the conversion data that occurred outside of the
   website will be imported to the Campaign Management Tool using
   "YCLID", a parameter that identifies who clicked the ad.
   This was released in November 2019 on the Campaign Management Tool.
   See the following announcement for the details.
   Offline conversion import feature release

  - Enhancement for Extended Text Ads
   Added the following fields to "ExtendedTextAd" of AdGroupAdService
   due to the enhancement of Extended Text Ads scheduled in Spring 2020.
    headline3 (Title3)
    description2 (Description2)

  - Change of ReportDefinitionService
   Specifying the value of "1" to "5" for "sortFields" of the
   ReportDefinition object became available.
   The following item is added to the report field as well.
    ACCOUNT_ID (account ID)
    ACCOUNT_NAME (account name)

 [Display Ads (Auction)]
  - Performance value of the day on reports
   ReportDefinitionService has a new data item "TODAY" for today.
   You will be able to get the today's data by specifying today's
   date on startDate/endDate or specifying "TODAY" on dataRangeType.
  - Operation history
   The new service "AuditLogService" for acquiring operation history
   data became available.

  - Migration of YDN campaigns to the campaigns of Display Ads (Auction)
   The new service CampaignMigrationService for migrating existing
   campaigns of Display Ads (YDN) to the new Display Ads (Auction)
   format campaigns.
   Please refer to the following release note for further details
   including maintenance release.Note

  Please also refer the following reference documents.
  - Search Ads API
  - Display Ads API

3. Closing Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API:
 Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API sunset is scheduled as follows. 
 *Schedule may change without prior notice.

 [Sponsored Search API]
  - Deprecation Date
   V201901 : February 27, 2020 (Thu)
   V201909 : June 30, 2020 (Tue)
  - End of Life Date
   V201901 and V201909 : September 30, 2020 (Wed)

  - Deprecation Date
   V201907 : March 25, 2020 (Wed)
   V201911 : June 30, 2020 (Tue)
  - End of Life Date
   V201907 and V201911 : December 16, 2020 (Wed)

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Yahoo! JAPAN API support team

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