Establish Connectivity to Google AdWords

This article describes how to connect to Google AdWords in order to load data into Datasets and Reports in Metric Insights.


1. Create New Data Source

Access Admin > Connection & Storage > Data Sources

  1. [+New Data Source]
  2. Choose "Google AdWords" from the Other drop-down list
  3. [Next Step]

2. Provide the Required Parameters

  1. Provide a descriptive phrase in Data Source Name
  2. Enter Client Customer ID assigned to each AdWords account
  3. Enter Developer Token, allowing your app to connect to API
  4. Input Google AdWords Client ID
  5. Provide Google AdWords Client Secret
  6. [Get Token]
    • Next, enter Google account information in the dialog that opens
    • Accept the access request in the following dialog

Optionally, toggle on Enable On-Demand Element Creation

3. Proceed with Advanced Configuration

Advanced Configuration settings can be set to default values unless Data Source requires more precise tuning. For more details on how to proceed, refer to Advanced Data Source Configuration.

Click [Test Connection] in the upper right corner