delete

Deletes ad groups.

  1. Restrictions
  2. Request
  3. Response

Restrictions

Maximum of 10,000 groups per method call.

You can only delete an empty group that doesn't contain ads or targeting criteria (keywords, audience targets, or dynamic text ad targets).

You can't delete groups from archived campaigns.

Request

Request structure in JSON format:

{
  "method": "delete",
  "params": { /* params */
    "SelectionCriteria": {  /* IdsCriteria */
      "Ids": [(long), ... ] /* required */
    } /* required */
  }
}
Parameter Type Description Required
Params structure (for JSON) / DeleteRequest structure (for SOAP)
SelectionCriteria IdsCriteria Criteria for selecting groups to delete. Yes
IdsCriteria structure
Ids array of long IDs of groups to delete (maximum of 10,000). Yes

Response

Response structure in JSON format:

{
  "result": {  /* result */
    "DeleteResults": [{  /* ActionResult */
      "Id": (long),
      "Warnings": [{  /* ExceptionNotification */
        "Code": (int), /* required */
        "Message": (string), /* required */
        "Details": (string)
       }, ...
      ],
      "Errors": [{  /* ExceptionNotification */
        "Code": (int), /* required */
        "Message": (string), /* required */
        "Details": (string)
       }, ...
      ] 
    }, ... ] /* required */
  }
}
Parameter Type Description
Result structure (for JSON) / DeleteResponse structure (for SOAP)
DeleteResults array of ActionResult Results of deleting groups.
ActionResult structure
Id long ID of the deleted group. Returned if there aren't any errors. See the section Operations on object arrays.
Warnings array of ExceptionNotification

Warnings that occurred during the operation.

Errors array of ExceptionNotification

Errors that occurred during the operation.