Custom HTML video ad

Custom HTML Video Ad

If you're looking to run MP4/MOV video files in standard ad zones, such as a 300x250 medium rectangle, you can simply use a Custom HTML ad item and a bit of HTML to easily play video files directly on the site. If you're looking to run VAST ads (pre-roll, mid-roll, or post-roll ads in existing video content, please click this link to the VAST help article.

Step 1

First, you will have to upload your video ad item to your library. You can do this by selecting “Media Library” and “Uploads” on the left-hand side of your Dashboard.

Step 2

Then select “New Creative” to select your file, add a name, and add a description.

Step 3

Once you have your creative uploaded, you can then see it in your list of uploaded media. You are now able to “Copy Link”. This link will be used in the Custom HTML script do display your video ad.

Step 4

Create a new Ad Item within your Campaign and Select "Custom HTML / 3rd Party Ad Tag"

Step 5

Paste in the following code into the body of the Custom HTML ad item, replacing the line that says URL to your video file here, with the URL Link from Step 3.

<a href="[TRACKING_LINK]" title="" target="_blank">
<video width="300" height="300" muted autoplay loop>
  <source src="URL To your Video File Here" type="video/mp4" />
  Your browser does not support the video tag.

Step 6

Assign your campaign to a standard zone.

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