How do I
serve flash banners and track clicks? Note:
The following requires version 1.2.3 and higher of Ban Man Pro. Also,
you must be using either the SSI mode, Function Call, or
be served using simple HTML.
here to use our Flash Code Generator Tool
Follow these steps
- If you would like to track clicks, you
must first prepare your SWF file so that the URL can be dynmically
passed to the flash SWF file. For
information on performing this step, click here.
- From within the Ban Man Pro
administrative management console, select the banners folder, then Create A new banner using the Advanced
- Select an Advertiser and Enter a
- Copy and paste your flash
code into the box labeled Ad Code.
A sample of code that works well is shown below. This code does
not detect whether or not Flash is installed and therefore the browser
may prompt the user to download flash. Click
here for a sample that detects if the browser supports flash.
In this code you must modify the flash file name from http://www.yourdomain.com/banner.swf
to the name of your flash file. This modification is made in two
locations. Please use the FULL URL to the SWF file. The ?url=[BanManProURL]
is used so that Ban Man Pro can track the clicks on the flash
file. You must program
your flash file so the clicks can be tracked by following these
You must also modify the width and height of your flash file in
- Specify the Target URL where of the
advertiser's site. This is the URL the person is sent to when
clicking the flash file.
- Check the box "Use code above in Netscape"
box as different code must be specified for Netscape 4 browsers.
any comment fields.
- In the Image Source field, specify the Image source of an
alternative image to be used by browsers that do not support
- Specify the width and height of the ad.
- You are now ready to create a campaign
and begin serving your flash banner.