How to import Facebook Ads source
Follow the steps below to set up Facebook Ads for data imports
Step 1: Setup your Facebook developer account
Holistics is using API v2.9. Please set permitted API version to v2.9 in Settings->Advanced. The API version for App Roles is always at least equal to the API version for All Calls, you should adjust All Calls version first:
Please generate a token with ads_read permission to setup a Facebook Ads data source in Holistics.
Step 2: Set up a data source to allow data import
You need to specify an access token and your advertiser account id.
You can get your temporary access token through this link: https://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer/. To get permanent access token, please refer to this post: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17197970/facebook-permanent-page-access-token
To get advertiser account id, please refer to this link: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/community/question/?id=141817399562082
Step 3: Create a new data import
Attached is a sample screenshot of a Facebook Ads import.
Currently, we support
Step 4: Validate input and destination table structure
Specify the destination data source, schema name and table name that you would like to import the data into. Choose your sync configuration, and click on the 'Validate Sync Config' button to validate the table setup. The column definitions are also automatically generated from the source data. The data type of each column can be modified as you see fit.
Schedules for the current data import can be modified by selecting +Add Schedule. Optionally, data imports can be executed manually by clicking on the
Execute link from the list of available data imports, after you have saved the import job.
Step 5: View data import status from job list
Once a data import has been executed, either manually or based on its schedule, a new job corresponding to the import job will be created to track its progress.
Users can click on the Job History tab to refresh and keep track of jobs that have run. Users can also click on the
Logs link to view the detailed logs of each job execution.
Here are details of our supported tables.