Apply API Use

Follow the steps below to apply use of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.

1. Download the application form
Select a case from the below three, which meets your current status, and follow the steps to apply.

[Case A]
If you have been using Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API:
Click the following link to access the application form for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API. Sign in with your Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID (Business ID) that has organization permission.
 Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application form

[Case B]
If you newly start using both of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads and Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API:
Click the following link and enter required information on the application form of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads.
 Yahoo! JAPAN Ads application form
After you complete application to Yahoo! JAPAN Ads, then go to the form on [Starting step A] and enter required information to start using Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.

[Case C]
If you don't use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads, but apply to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API:
If you don't have a business ID, enter the required information on the following form to apply use of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
A new business ID can be acquired on the steps to apply.
 Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application form


2. Fill out the application form
Fill out your information on the form.
If you have signed in with business ID, the information registered for Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID will be displayed. Please check the displayed information.
If your information registered for Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID is different from your current status, please update the registered information before applying. Please refer to the help pages below for the procedure in detail.
 Change employee registration information (従業員の登録情報を変更する)
(Yahoo! JAPAN Business Manager Help - Japanese version)

If you don't have a Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID "Organization information", "Administrator information", and "Authentication" is blank. Enter the information.。


3. Fill in information for API application
Fill in the following information from "API Use Overview" in the application form.

Item Description
Objectuve to API use
*required
Enter your goal of using Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API within 80 characters.
Contract type
*required
Click pull-down menu and select a type of contract. Selectable options are as followss
Business typedefinition
Yahoo! JAPAN Ads official agency if you contracted as an official agency of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads
Advertiser if you have been using Yahoo! JAPAN Ads and are not other type
Tool provider if you develop a tool with API (or planning to develop a tool)
Advertising agency if you work for advertisers as advertising agency (or planning to work as advertising agency)
Website
URL
When selected "Tool provider" for contract type, enter the URL that you are going to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API for. Up to 250 half-width alphanumeric characters for URL.



4. Check entered information and agree with the terms
Click "Confirm" and check the information you entered on the screen.
Then, click the link in "Agree with the terms" field and read several terms for API use. Confirm the agreements for our services and enable the checkbox for "Agree" then click "Apply" if you are OK.

If you don't have a business ID click "Apply (send code to email address and phone number for authentication)."
The code will be sent to the email address, and a SMS code will be sent to the phone number registered in the next page. Learn more on the following help page.
 Signup Procedure (Yahoo! JAPAN Ads Help page)


5. Provided an access for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API
You will be informed via email of Business ID entered in the application form when it's ready to start using the new Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
The title of the email will be "<Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API> Registration completed".
Your test account will be informed you at the same time.
We will confirm the required information on the form to complete the process.
It may take time to complete the registration.

* You will not be able to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API in following cases.
It will be informed you via email, please check.
 - When multiple users of your company sent the applications
 - When there has been a guideline violation of Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads in the past


6. Add your application
Access to Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API Management Console and add your application. After added, it will be possible to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API via your application.
Refer to the following page for details.
 "Add Application"


7. Make API call
Check whether the API is available for the added application in actual.
Refer to the following page for details.
 "API Call"


8. Develop application
After you complete the procedure above, you will be able to develop application using Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API finally.
Please refer to the following pages and documents for development.

Developer Center
Reference
Sample Program