How to edit zone metadata

You can add metadata to zones for personal reference and for organizational purposes. A zone metadata entry is a key-value pair. You create a key, aka a variable, then add the value for that variable that applies to that zone.

For example, you want to identify the zones that are in the upper half of a webpage. You can do that by creating a metadata entry. Let's name the key upper_half. Then, for zones that are in the upper half of a webpage, you set the value of upper_half to true. For zones that are in the lower half, you set the value to false.

The keys you assign to a zone are also automatically passed on to the ad items assigned in that zone. This could save you a lot of time if you want to apply the same metadata keys to the ad items. Unlike in the metadata entry in a zone, you don't have to enter a value in the ad items for those inherited keys.

Editing zone metadata

  1. Go to the section of the relevant zone (Your AdButler > Publishers > Your Publisher > Your Zone ).
  2. Click Edit Zone Properties in the right menu. The Edit Zone window will appear.
  3. For the first metadata entry, simply fill in the fields under Metadata. Click Add Another Meta Key to add more entries.

Adding zone metadata

  1. Click Save Changes.

Click on the field of an existing metadata entry to edit it. Click on the trash can icon beside a metadata entry to delete it.

Editing metadata fields using the admin API

You can also add, edit and delete your metadata fields using our Admin API if you have the API Access add-on for your account. For more information, read our API Documentation:

Standard Zones

VAST Zones

If you don't have the API Access add-on, you can file a request to edit your subscription.

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