Marketing API Version

Ad Creative

Contains content for an ad, including images, videos and so on.

Reading

Creative associated with this ad

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.12/{ad-id}/adcreatives HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{ad-id}/adcreatives',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{ad-id}/adcreatives",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{ad-id}/adcreatives",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{ad-id}/adcreatives"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Permissions

Developers usually request these permissions for this endpoint:

Marketing Apps
  • ads_management
Page management Apps
No data
Other Apps
No data

Parameters

This endpoint doesn't have any parameters.

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

{ "data": [], "paging": {} }

data

A list of AdCreative nodes.

paging

For more details about pagination, see the Graph API guide.

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
278Reading advertisements requires an access token with the extended permission ads_read
272This Ads API call requires the user to be admin of the application
270This Ads API request is not allowed for apps with development access level (Development access is by default for all apps, please request for upgrade). Make sure that the access token belongs to a user that is both admin of the app and admin of the ad account

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.