Bulk editor error messages

We use unique error messages to let you know if something goes wrong in the bulk editor.

You'll receive a warning, marked with a 'W', if you have duplicated keywords. The upload will still be successful as long as there are no other errors, so this is more of a notification of duplicated keywords rather than an error, and you can still consider your upload a success: 

SUCCESS;W1622: Duplicate keywords found under the same parent entity. Please remove all duplicates. 

Look for the error message below for tips on how to update your bulk editor sheet.

Error message Suggested action
Error 1559: Invalid UTC start date, start date should be before the end date and after today’s date. Make sure your start date is in the future and before your end date. Keep in mind that you will need to enter the date in UTC, which may not be your local time.
Error 1569: Invalid placement. Once you create an ad, you can't edit the placement. If you'd like to test additional placements, duplicate the existing campaign and update the placement.
Error 1619: Organic pin promotion image, description or URL is missing. An image file, description, and landing page URL are required to create a new Pin. Check to see if one of these is missing in the bulk editor sheet.
Error 1622: Duplicate keywords found under the same parent entity. Please remove all duplicates. If you have the same keywords and same match types within a single campaign or ad group, only the first instance of this will be created. You will need to remove the duplicates.
Error 2009: This row is missing information. A name or ID column must be filled in. If you're creating a campaign, add a campaign name. If you are editing a campaign or ad group, specify the campaign or ad group ID.
Error 2016: Unable to find a parent row. If this is a campaign keyword the match type should start with CAMPAIGN. E.g. CAMPAIGN_NEGATIVE_PHRASE At the campaign level, you can only add negative keywords. Specify ‘CAMPAIGN_NEGATIVE_PHRASE’ or ‘CAMPAIGN_NEGATIVE_EXACT' to correct the match types.
Error 2017: Column has an invalid value - Invalid entity ID. Most commonly, this means you're missing the prefix for an entity ID. Use ‘C’ to specify campaign, ‘AG’ to specify ad group, ‘KW’ to specify keyword, ‘P’ to specify an organic Pin ID, ‘PP’ to specify a Promoted Pin ID and ‘COL’ to specify a campaign order line.
Error 2017: Column ‘Interests’ has an invalid value. Make sure your list of interests are formatted properly. Refer to the row 2 in the bulk editor sheet for guidance.
Error 2017: Invalid value - Pin could not be created. An Image, Pin Description and Organic Pin URL must be provided. Make sure the image file name you upload matches the image file name set in your csv. An image file, description, and landing page URL are required to create a new Pin. Check to see if one of these is missing the bulk editor sheet.
Error 2017: Column "Existing Pin ID" has an invalid value - Pin is not promotable. Make sure that the organic Pin you'd like to promote has a destination URL, is on a public or protected board, and is owned by you. Keep in mind that you can't promote Pins from secret boards.
Error 2017: Column “Promoted Pin Status” has an invalid value - ‘ARCHIVED’. To archive an object, specify 'Archive' as the action to take in column A. You can't archive an object by changing its status.
Error 2017: Column "Promoted Pin URL" has an invalid value - Invalid URL provided. Edit your Promoted Pin URL to remove spaces or fix any incorrect formatting.
Error 2018: An error occurred. Upload again and retry We're experiencing an error on the backend. Try uploading the file at a later time. If you continue to experience issues, let us know.
Error 2019: There is an error in one of the parents. Fix those errors and upload this file again. If there's an error in one of the parent objects, we won't be able to create or update the objects nested within it. Address any error messages regarding the parent element and then try uploading again.
Error 2020: Column has invalid characters. Only UTF8 values are allowed. Excel may be reformatting your text. Try saving the file as a ‘CSV UTF-8’ file and then uploading the file again.
Error 2033: The row contains fields from multiple entities. Please include fields from only one entity: campaign, ad group, pin promotion or keyword. Check to see if you've filled out columns that don’t belong to the object you’re trying to create or edit. Each row represents a different object (campaign, ad group, Pin or keyword), and the bulk sheet reflects a nested structure, with Pins and keywords under ad groups, and ad groups under campaigns. Make sure the columns you have filled out are applicable only to the object in the row you are creating.
Error 2038: This row was not processed. Make sure that you have an update on this row. This error appears when you've specified an ‘Edit’ or ‘Create’ action in column A, but haven’t filled out the columns to create anything, or made any edits in the existing workbook.
Error 2044: A keyword with the same value and match type already exists. Please re-download your sheet. Check to see if any of the keywords and match types you're trying to add already exist in your current ad groups or campaigns.
Error 12: An unknown error occurred processing this row. Check your account to verify this action. This error occurs more commonly with large files. Try uploading again at a later time.
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