Bulk upload ad units

You can bulk upload ad units from a properly-formatted CSV file into your DFP Small Business account.

To bulk upload ad units:

  1. Define your ad units in a CSV file.
    • Be sure to follow the same format as this sample CSV file new window.
    • To learn more about the contents of the CSV file, see "Values for bulk upload" below.
  2. In your DFP Small Business account, click the Inventory tab, then click Ad units in the side panel.

  3. Click Bulk upload new ad units.

  4. Click Choose File to find your CSV file.

  5. Click Upload and validate.

  6. Verify that the ad unit settings are correct.

  7. Click Confirm upload to upload the new ad units.

Values for bulk upload

With a properly-formatted CSV file, you can bulk upload ad units with the values listed below.

               
Column Column nameDescription
A Name* Ad unit name. For each ad unit, choose a unique, descriptive name that conveys context (example: MyCompany_HelpCenter_FAQs_Top_728x90). The name must be 100 characters or fewer.
B Size* Ad unit size. Use a standard ad unit size to enable an ad unit for AdSense. Otherwise, any size is acceptable.
C Description Assign descriptions to help distinguish between ad units. The description must be 4000 characters or fewer.
D Enabled for AdSense Assign TRUE to allow AdSense to maximize revenue automatically for your unsold and non-guaranteed inventory.

If you enable AdSense, you can enter values for columns E through I. To apply default AdSense settings, leave columns E through I blank.
E Border color Complete this column if you enabled AdSense in column D
F Title color Complete this column if you enabled AdSense in column D
G Background color Complete this column if you enabled AdSense in column D
H Text color Complete this column if you enabled AdSense in column D
I URL color Complete this column if you enabled AdSense in column D
J Placements To assign the ad unit to a placement, enter the placement name here. The placement name must be 255 characters or fewer.
K Target window Assign _top to load the target URL in the full body of the window. Assign _blank to load the target URL in a new, unnamed window.

This column doesn't affect mobile ad units. If you specify mobile as the target platform in column M, leave this column blank.
L Ad type For AdSense only. Options include text or image.
M Target platform Options include mobile or web.
N Mobile platform Enter application to define the ad unit as a mobile application ad unit. Leave the column blank to define the ad unit as a site ad unit.

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