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Script to find the shared campaign negative lists and excluded placements lists used by a chosen template campaign, and apply them to all other campaigns.
/**
*
* Shared Negative List Copying
*
* This script takes the shared campaign negative lists and excluded placement lists
* applied to one template campaign and applies them to all other campaigns that
* match the filters.
*
* Version: 1.0
* Google AdWords Script maintained on brainlabsdigital.com
*
**/
//~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~//
//~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~//
//Options
var campaignNameDoesNotContain = [];
// Use this if you want to exclude some campaigns.
// For example ["Display"] would ignore any campaigns with 'Display' in the name,
// while ["Display","Competitors"] would ignore any campaigns with 'display' or
// 'competitors' in the name. Case insensitive.
// Leave as [] to not exclude any campaigns.
var campaignNameContains = [];
// Use this if you only want to look at some campaigns.
// For example ["Brand"] would only look at campaigns with 'Brand' in the name,
// while ["Brand","Generic"] would only look at campaigns with 'brand' or 'generic'
// in the name. Case insensitive.
// Leave as [] to include all campaigns.
var ignorePausedCampaigns = false;
// Set this to true to only look at currently active campaigns.
// Set to false to also include campaigns that are currently paused.
var campaignToCopy = "YOUR TEMPLATE CAMPAIGN NAME HERE";
// This is the name of the template campaign which has the desired lists already applied.
// All lists shared with this campaign will be shared with the other campaigns.
// Case sensitive!
var copyNegativeKeywordLists = true;
// Set this to true to copy shared campaign negatives.
var copyExcludedPlacementLists = true;
// Set this to true to copy shared excluded placements.
var labelName = "Shared lists done";
// Once a campaign has had all the lists added, it will be labelled with this.
//~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~//
//~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~//
function main() {
if (!copyNegativeKeywordLists && !copyExcludedPlacementLists) {
throw("The options say not to copy either type of list. Please set at least one of copyNegativeKeywordLists or copyExcludedPlacementLists to true.");
}
// Get the lists shared with the template campaign
var templateCampaigns = AdWordsApp.campaigns()
.withCondition('CampaignName = "' + campaignToCopy.replace(/"/g,'\\\"') + '"')
.withCondition("CampaignStatus IN [ENABLED, PAUSED]")
.get();
if (!templateCampaigns.hasNext()) {
throw("No template campaign called '" + campaignToCopy + "' found.");
}
// There should be precisely one campaign in the iterator, because there should be
// precisely one template campaign to look at. So we don't use a while loop, we just
// look at the first campaign in the iterator.
var templateCampaign = templateCampaigns.next();
var typesOfList = [];
var listObjectsToAdd = [];
if (copyNegativeKeywordLists) {
typesOfList.push("negativeKeywordLists");
listObjectsToAdd.push([]);
}
if (copyExcludedPlacementLists) {
typesOfList.push("excludedPlacementLists");
listObjectsToAdd.push([]);
}
for (var i=0; i<typesOfList.length; i++) {
var iterator = templateCampaign[typesOfList[i]]().get();
while (iterator.hasNext()) {
var listObject = iterator.next()
listObjectsToAdd[i].push(listObject);
}
}
var totalListsToAdd = 0;
for (var i=0; i<typesOfList.length; i++) {
Logger.log(listObjectsToAdd[i].length + " " + typesOfList[i] + " found");
totalListsToAdd += listObjectsToAdd[i].length;
}
if (totalListsToAdd == 0) {
throw("No " + typesOfList.join(" or ") + " found to copy. Please check they are applied to template campaign '" + campaignToCopy + "'.");
}
// Get all the campaign IDs (based on campaignNameDoesNotContain, campaignNameContains
// and ignorePausedCampaigns options).
// This ignores labelling - if there are no campaigns it must be because the options
// are set incorrectly, so it throws an error.
var campaignIds = getCampaignIds();
// Find or create the campaign label
var labels = AdWordsApp.labels().withCondition("Name = '" + labelName + "'").get();
if (!labels.hasNext()) {
// If the label does not exist, we create it
AdWordsApp.createLabel(labelName);
labels = AdWordsApp.labels().withCondition("Name = '" + labelName + "'").get();
}
if (AdWordsApp.getExecutionInfo().isPreview() && !labels.hasNext()) {
// We can't create labels when previewing scripts, so if this is a preview run
// and the label still doesn't exist we use a dummy value for the ID
// (as we know nothing can be labelled with the non-existent label anyway)
var labelId = 0;
} else {
var labelId = labels.next().getId();
}
var listAddMethods = {};
listAddMethods["negativeKeywordLists"] = "addNegativeKeywordList";
listAddMethods["excludedPlacementLists"] = "addExcludedPlacementList";
// Make an iterator of the campaigns that match the settings and are not labelled
var campaigns = AdWordsApp.campaigns()
.withCondition("CampaignId IN [" + campaignIds.join(",") + "]")
.withCondition("Labels CONTAINS_NONE [" + labelId + "]")
.get();
var campaignCount = 0;
// Go through each campaign and apply the lists
while (campaigns.hasNext()) {
var campaign = campaigns.next();
for (var i=0; i<typesOfList.length; i++) { // Loop over the types of list
for (var j=0; j< listObjectsToAdd[i].length; j++) { // Loop over the lists to add
campaign[listAddMethods[typesOfList[i]]](listObjectsToAdd[i][j]); // Add the list
}
}
campaign.applyLabel(labelName); // Label the campaign now the lists have been applied
campaignCount++;
if (campaignCount%100 == 0) {
Logger.log("Applied lists to " + campaignCount + " campaigns so far");
}
}
if (campaignCount == 0) {
Logger.log(campaignIds.length + " campaigns match the settings, but all were labelled with '" + labelName + "'. This suggests the lists have been applied to everything.");
} else {
Logger.log("Finished. Lists applied to " + campaignCount + " campaigns.");
}
}
// Get the IDs of campaigns which match the given options
function getCampaignIds() {
var whereStatement = "WHERE ";
var whereStatementsArray = [];
var campaignIds = [];
if (ignorePausedCampaigns) {
whereStatement += "CampaignStatus = ENABLED ";
} else {
whereStatement += "CampaignStatus IN ['ENABLED','PAUSED'] ";
}
for (var i=0; i<campaignNameDoesNotContain.length; i++) {
whereStatement += "AND CampaignName DOES_NOT_CONTAIN_IGNORE_CASE '" + campaignNameDoesNotContain[i].replace(/"/g,'\\\"') + "' ";
}
if (campaignNameContains.length == 0) {
whereStatementsArray = [whereStatement];
} else {
for (var i=0; i<campaignNameContains.length; i++) {
whereStatementsArray.push(whereStatement + 'AND CampaignName CONTAINS_IGNORE_CASE "' + campaignNameContains[i].replace(/"/g,'\\\"') + '" ');
}
}
for (var i=0; i<whereStatementsArray.length; i++) {
var adTextReport = AdWordsApp.report(
"SELECT CampaignId " +
"FROM CAMPAIGN_PERFORMANCE_REPORT " +
whereStatementsArray[i] +
"DURING LAST_30_DAYS");
var rows = adTextReport.rows();
while (rows.hasNext()) {
var row = rows.next();
campaignIds.push(row['CampaignId']);
}
}
if (campaignIds.length == 0) {
throw("No campaigns found with the given settings.");
}
return campaignIds;
}
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