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Problem importing start date for Upgraded Sitelinks via CSV

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Hi all,


I've had a look and I can't find any posts on here relating to this issue which I seem to be having. When I'm bulk uploading upgraded sitelinks in AdWords Editor and I have defined a 'start date', this does not seem to be imported successfully.


In step 1 of the CSV import process, where the window opens with the column headings which Editor believes the data you have uploaded should come under (e.g. Campaign, Upgraded Link Tect, Destination URL etc) the start date which was defined in the CSV is pulled through. However, upon clicking import and then reviewing the sitelinks, the start date has not been pulled through.


I've double checked my CSV and the date was defined in the correct way, with the correct column heading and in the correct format.


Has anyone else had this issue?






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Re: Problem importing start date for Upgraded Sitelinks via CSV

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Google Employee
Make sure to specify the date in YYYY-MM-DD format, not in the format you typically use for dates (e.g. MM/DD/YYYY in the US). See

(look for the description of Start Date and End Date columns).