Serving Ads Into Facebook Instant Articles via WordPress

Broadstreet supports the delivery of advertisements into Facebook Instant Articles. Instant Articles support a variable number of ad units sized as either 300×250 or 300×50. The total number of ad units supported in a given article is determined by Facebook and depends on the content’s length. This articles assumes the use of the official Instant […]

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What are Pop out ads and where to place them?

“Pop Out” style ads are those formats that don’t place like a traditional banner ad. For example, a roadblock ad or sticky note ad jumps out of the page and positions itself. Although these ads seem to behave differently, the setup of these ads involves the exact same process as normal ads. You create the […]

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Place Ads into Facebook Instant Articles

Embedding Broadstreet ads into Facebook Instant Articles Below is a great source from Facebook on how to set direct sold ads in Facebook instant articles. https://developers.facebook.com/docs/instant-articles/monetization/direct-sold When it comes to the iframe example, you could use a tag like this, where 12345 would be replaced with the zone ID. <iframe src=”https://ad.broadstreetads.com/zdisplay/12345.html” height=”300″ width=”250″></iframe>

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Previewing Ads Before Publishing

There are two ways to preview your ad before publishing on your site. Once you create your ad you will see a box that says Preview on Your Site. The first option is the public preview link which can be used to send ad samples to your clients. This way they can see their ad and […]

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How to Embed Ad Formats in Your Media Kit with Broadstreet Ads

Many customers ask us how they may be able to showcase Broadstreet’s ad formats on their website so that they have a landing page for prospective advertisers to view the ad examples. This can be accomplished by creating a page on your site and embedding example ad snippets for each ad type you would like to showcase. You […]

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How to set up an editable ad using Facebook

An easy way to do this is to use adsofthefuture.com (it accepts Broadstreet logins) to set up the basics of the ad. To add the picture, you’ll need to edit that ad under your account (it’ll show up there) and upload the picture and set its position/coordinates.

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How to set up native ad positioning

We do offer positioning for native ads within our WordPress plugin. Check out our plugin here and once it’s set up, click “Zone Options” in the Broadstreet submenu to see the different positions available. Since it’s sort of theme-dependent, there are some themes out there that don’t call the necessary hooks to make it work all […]

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Tracking impressions and clicks with separate URLS

If you want to track impressions and clicks with separate URLs, look no further! When creating a new ad, you’ll want to look for the “Third Party Click / View Tracker” ad type in the “IAB Plus” category. From there you’ll see fields to enter an image/ad and both the view and click impressions. Fill those out […]

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Giving an advertiser the ability to edit their ads

In order to allow an advertiser to edit their ad you’ll first want to set up the advertiser as a user. Go to your dashboard and visit the advertiser’s page. If the page does not exist yet, click “Advertisers” on the left and click “New Advertiser on the top right. Give the advertiser a name and […]

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Adding a clickable link to your ad

When setting up your advertisement you’ll want to look for the “Destination” field. All ad types except for the “placeholder” type ads have this field. When setting up your advertisement you’ll enter your client’s website or the destination URL you would like to be directed to when the ad is clicked.

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