The competitive exclusion feature is used to prevent
competitor ads from showing in another zone on the same page. It
can also be used to prevent different campaigns from the same advertiser
from showing on the same page.
Here are some
general facts and limitations you should be aware of:
- The competitor exclusion feature is limited to
zones on a page.
the page, while IFRAMES do not. This feature DOES NOT work nor
is it supported with the ad tags that use IFRAMES. The Non-Iframe
clicking Zones--Code and they appear as the first and second choice
of ad tags respectively.
- This feature requires that each zone on a given
page have the same PageID. There can be multiple groups of
zones on a page with their own set of PageID numbers in order to
group them. The PageID must be numeric. The PageID can
be set to a specific value when clicking Zones-Code and entering a
value in the Custom PageID field.
campaign was last served. If the browser has cookies disabled
the feature will not work on that particular browser. Please
see the important note in grey at the bottom of this page regarding
3rd party cookies.
- The competitor exclusion feature is not supported with default
campaigns nor with the sponsorship ad tags.
- When using this feature it is recommended to
apply the same exclusions in reverse. This can be accomplished
automatically by checking the box titled "Apply Selected Competitor
Exclusions in Reverse to this Campaign" located right below the box
where you select the exclusions.
|Vital Note: This feature uses
cookies. For this reason the web site where you
install BanManPro must have a
Without this cookies will be blocked in Internet
Explorer and the feature will not work.
How do I enable the competitor exclusion ad tracking feature?
To enable the competitor exclusion feature, you must do so under
Setup. By default the feature is turned off in order to enhance
Creating a campaign with competitor exclusions
Once the feature has been enabled under setup, you can now
create a campaign. When creating the campaign choose the Enable
Competitor Exclusions checkbox.
You are then presented with a list of campaigns that
can be selected for exclusion. You can use the CTRL key to make
multiple selections or use the SHIFT key to select a range.
>> Setting up
your zones on a page to support this feature
To setup the zones on your page:
- You must make sure the PageID on related zones on a
given page is identical. The PageID must be a number.
The PageID can be set to a specific value when clicking Zones-Code and
entering a value in the Custom PageID field.
- Finally, you must be using the Non-Iframe Java Code