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:

  • Content website. A personal blog, thematic resource, or news portal.
  • UGS/forum. A website where users and share their content or leave comments.

Such platforms can be monetized with MonetizeLink. Learn more about MonetizeLink

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

Soon, Admitad Monetize will let you add and monetize other types of platforms (corresponding solutions are under development):

  • browser extensions
  • search engines
  • browsers
  • technical solutions (e.g., desktop program)

Learn more about all Admitad Monetize products

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.

Currently, the only types available for selection are Content website and UGC/Forum, as well as MonetizeLink.

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

To date, MonetizeLink can only be integrated via a JavaScript code.

4. Fill out the form:

  • Platform type. Select the type of your platform. To date, the only available platform types are Content website and UGC/Forum.
  • 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. Integration guide

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.

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 type of your platform. To date, the only available platform types are Content website and UGC/Forum.
  • Product and integration type. To date, the only available method is MonetizeLink with integration via a JavaScript code. 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. Integration guide

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:

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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