Platform: the basics. How to add a platform on Admitad Monetize

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A platform is a website, extension, or another resource, solution, or program you want to monetize.

Read Admitad Monetize. The basics to learn how platform monetization works.

What can be used as a platform

Currently, you can add the following resources as a platform:

  • Website:
    • Content website. A personal blog, thematic resource, or news portal.
    • UGS/forum. A website where users and share their content or leave comments.
  • Browser
  • Browser extension
  • Search engine
  • Technical solution

You can monetize any of these platform types. To do so, select the appropriate Admitad Monetize product. Learn more about all Admitad Monetize products

You can only add to Admitad Monetize the platforms you own. You can't use platforms you don't own.

How to add a platform on Admitad Monetize

There are two ways to add a platform:

When adding a platform, you need to select a product for it. If you need to integrate another Admitad Monetize product with this platform later, you will need to add it again and select an appropriate product for it.

How to add a platform on the Monetize products page

1. Go to Monetize products.

2. Select the platform type in the upper part of the page.

The page will only show the products you can use for the selected platform type.

Today, you can choose from all types of platforms and products: MonetizeLink, MonetizeAPI, and MonetizeSearch.

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3. Click Set up in the product card and select the integration method.

  • Integration via JavaScript code or API is available for MonetizeLink
  • Only integration via API is available for MonetizeAPI and MonetizeSearch

4. Fill out the form:

  • Platform type. Select the appropriate type.

  • Platform link. Add a link to the main page of your platform.

  • Name. You can give your platform any name. It will only be shown in your account. You can change it anytime if necessary.

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5. Click Add platform.

Done! The platform has been added. Where added platforms are shown

On the page where you add platforms, you will see options for integrating the selected platform with the selected product.  

Having added a platform, you can only edit its name. You can't change any other details or delete the platform. If you provided incorrect platform details, just add the platform again.

How to add a platform in My platforms

1. Go to My platforms.
If you already have added platforms, you will see them there. Click Add platform to open the form.

2. Fill out the following fields:

  • Platform type. Select the appropriate type.

  • Product and integration type. The following options are available:
      • MonetizeLink with integration via JavaScript code or API
      • MonetizeAPI with integration via API
      • MonetizeSearch with integration via API
    Other products are under development. Learn more about all Admitad Monetize products

  • Platform link. Add a link to the main page of your platform.

  • Name. You can give your platform any name. It will only be shown in your account. You can change it anytime if necessary.

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3. Click Add platform.

Done! The platform has been added. Where added platforms are shown

To set up integration for this platform, click  Platforms_3.png in the last column of the table. 

Having added a platform, you can only edit its name. You can't change any other details or delete the platform. If you provided incorrect platform details, contact support to delete it, or just add the platform again.

Where added platforms are shown

The platforms you add are shown in the following tables:

  • in My platforms, the general list of the added platforms is displayed;
  • on the page of the selected product.

These tables display the following details of your platforms:

  • Platform name, type, and link.

  • Status. Learn more about statuses

  • Product. This column is only shown in My platforms. It shows the Admitad Monetize product you selected for this platform.

  • Integration method. The method for integrating the platform with the Admitad Monetize product.

  • Action buttons in the right part of the platform row:

Platforms_3.png  — set up integration for the platform

Platforms_2.png  — change the platform name (as shown in your account). This button is only available in My platforms.

Platform statuses

The added platform can have one of the three statuses.

The status is shown in the Status column in the platform raw (in My platforms or on the product page).

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  • Approved. This status means the platform was successfully added and is ready. You can set up integration with the selected product if you haven't done it before (otherwise, this status means integration is set up and works).

  • Pending. This status means the platform has been added, but Admitad Monetize needs some time to save all the details.

  • Blocked. The platform will be given this status if you violate Admitad Monetize rules or the advertiser's rules.

If your platform was blocked, contact support.

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