Uploading VAST Tags

VAST (Video Ad Serving Template) is the IAB's standard for communicating the details of video ad serving. This standard handles the display of ads in, on, or around a video player.

To Upload a Video File

  1. On the Creative panel, click Add creative.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Set up your creative in the Create Ad dialog.

Ad Name

The name of the creative. It's best to use a name that you'll be able to recognize when you have many creatives in the DSP.

Paste URL/XML

The VAST tag, a piece of code used to call a VAST video.

VPAID Version

Video Player Ad-Serving Interface Definition (VPAID) is defined by the IAB

SSL Status

If the tag is SSL (https://), select Secure. If not, select Not Secure.

Declare Vendor

Some exchanges require vendor declarations for certain vendors.

Select as many vendors as you need. If you don't see your vendor on the list, you don't need to declare it.

Add VAST tracking URLs

Optional. VAST (Video Ad Serving Template) is the IAB's standard for communicating the details of video ad serving. This standard handles the display of ads in, on, or around a video player.

VAST tracking URLS are called when a particular event happens. For example, the creative calls the Video Start URL when the video starts playing and calls the First Quartile URL whe 25% of the video has played.

  1. Click Add tracking URL.
  2. Select the Event Type.
  3. Type the Tracking URL. Include the full URL: https://sample.org
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