R package for loading data from Google Ads API
This section contains links to the package documentation, as well as other useful links that may be useful to the package users.
# install from CRAN install.packages('rgoogleads')
# install from github devtools::install_github('selesnow/rgoogleads')
rgoogleads is R client for work with Google Ads API v8. Main goal of
rgoogleads - load report data from Google Ads client account into R for analisys and visualizations.
rgoogleads package for authorization uses the gargle package, the credentials obtained during authorization are stored exclusively on your local PC, you can find out the folder into which the credentials are cached using the
For loading data from Google Ads Account
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/adwords scope (Manage Your Google AdWords Campaigns), see official Google Ads API documentation.
The package does not transfer your credentials or data obtained from your advertising accounts to third parties, however, the responsibility for information leakage remains on the side of the package user. The author does not bear any responsibility for their safety, be careful when transferring cached credentials to third parties.
For more details, I recommend that you read the following articles from the official documentation of the gargle package:
gads_auth('firstname.lastname@example.org') and start OAuth Dance in the browser:
Upon success, you see this message in the browser:
Authentication complete. Please close this page and return to R.
And you credentials cached locally on your PC in the form of RDS files.
You can use own OAuth app:
app <- httr::oauth_app(appname = "app name", key = "app id", secret = "app secret") gads_auth_configure(app = app) # or from json file gads_auth_configure(path = 'D:/ga_auth/app.json') # run authorization gads_auth('email@example.com')
For obtain own developer token and OAuth client read the following documentation:
library(rgoogleads) # set own oauth app gads_auth_configure(path = 'C:/auth/app.json') # set your developer token if needed, or use default developer token gads_auth(email = 'firstname.lastname@example.org', developer_token = "own developer token") # get list of accessible accounts my_accounts <- gads_get_accessible_customers() # set manager account id (options) gads_set_login_customer_id('xxx-xxx-xxxx') # set client account id gads_set_customer_id('xxx-xxx-xxxx') # load report data ad_group_report <- gads_get_report( resource = "ad_group", fields = c("ad_group.campaign", "ad_group.id", "ad_group.name", "ad_group.status", "metrics.clicks", "metrics.cost_micros"), date_from = "2021-06-10", date_to = "2021-06-17", where = "ad_group.status = 'ENABLED'", order_by = c("metrics.clicks DESC", "metrics.cost_micros") )
For get help of
You can follow the package updates at the link
If you encounter an error in the package, or you have suggestions for improving its functionality, you can create a issue using the link.