Enable API access

Integrate other applications with Ad Manager

The Ad Manager API lets developers build applications that interact directly with Ad Manager. With these applications, publishers and third parties can manage inventory, create orders, pull reports, and more. Here are some possible applications you could build with the API:

  • Create a self-service ad ordering page on your site where advertisers can create an order and upload creatives.

  • Integrate your content management system (CMS) with your inventory so updates are reflected in Ad Manager.

  • Connect your billing system with our reporting data to automate invoicing of your advertisers.

Learn more about how to use the API 

Enable API access

Don't see Admin in the sidebar?  Administrator user role permissions are required.
  1. Sign in to Google Ad Manager.

  2. Navigate to Admin and then Global settings and then Network settings.

  3. Toggle API access to activate access.

  4. Accept the "API Terms and Conditions" by clicking Confirm.

  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.

API access won't be enabled until you click Save for the page.

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