Upcoming reporting retirements

Reducing complexity to offer a better experience

To reduce complexity and provide better support, we occasionally retire dimensions, metrics, and report types. Details about what's changing, and what to use as a replacement, is listed in the table below.

How will I know what's being retired?
Watch the "Coming soon" section of our biweekly release notes for regular communications about any scheduled deprecation or deletion. Relevant items will also be labeled "deprecated" in the product interface, but not officially removed until the date announced in the release notes.

Upcoming retirements

Scheduled removal date Publisher notifications Summary
September 2018 Labeled: July 2018
Announced: July 2018

Report type retiring:
Yield report

Replacement:
Use your new Home dashboards.

July 2018 Labeled: October 2017
Announced: May 2018

Dimension retiring:
Yield partner type

Replacement:
Use the Demand channel dimension.

July 2018 Labeled: April 2017
Announced: May 2018

Dimension retiring:
Creative size

Replacement:
Use the Creative size (delivered) dimension.

2018 Labeled: March 2018
Announced: May 2018
Report type retiring:
Data protection

Recent retirements

Removal date Publisher notifications Summary
May 4, 2018 Labeled: January 2018
Announced: March 2018
Report type retired:
Business intelligence

Replacement:
Use the "Historical" report type.
May 4, 2018 Labeled: January 2018
Announced: January 2018

Dimensions retired:
Verified advertiser
Verified brand

May 4, 2018


 

Labeled: September 2017
Announced: October 2017
Metric retired:
Ad server and then Ad server code served count

Replacement:
Combine the Demand channel dimension and the Total code served count metric.
May 4, 2018 Labeled: January 2017
Announced: October 2017

Dimension retired:
Ad request size

Replacement:
Use the Requested ad sizes dimension.

May 4, 2018 Labeled: July 2016
Announced: October 2017
Metric retired:
Total and then Delivery indicator

Replacement:
Use the Delivery indicator attribute of the Line item dimension.
January 24, 2018 Labeled: July 2017
Announced: October 2017
Metrics retired:
Partner Management and then Host revenue
Partner Management and then Host eCPM
Partner Management and then Partner revenue
Partner Management and then Partner eCPM

Replacement:
Use the Partner finance report type. These metrics will only be removed from the Historical report type.
January 24, 2018 Labeled: April 2017
Announced: October 2017

Dimension retired:
Delivery and then Aggregated demand channel

Replacement:
Use the Demand channel dimension.

January 24, 2018 Labeled: April 2017
Announced: October 2017

Dimensions retired:
Mediation and then Mediation group
Mediation and then Mediation network
Mediation and then Mediation network tag

Replacement:
Use Yield group reporting.

January 24, 2018 Labeled: January 2017
Announced: October 2017

Metrics retired:
The "Mediation" metrics family, including:

Mediation and then Mediation impressions
Mediation and then Mediation estimated revenue
Mediation and then Mediation estimated CPM
Mediation and then Mediation fill rate
Mediation and then Mediation passbacks
Mediation and then Mediation third-party eCPM
Mediation and then Mediation served requests

Replacement:
Use Yield group reporting.

January 24, 2018 Announced: January 2015 Metric retired:
Ad server and then Audience extension cost
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