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  •   Ad Formats Reference

    This document describes the various advertising clients, formats and servers supported in the Advertising edition of JW Player. See Basic Preroll Ads for actual configuration options. This document applies...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:31PM EDT
  •   Basic Preroll Video Ads

    The Ads edition of JW Player has built-in support for the two leading video ad frameworks: VAST/VPAID and Google IMA. Not every VAST feature is supported at present. See Supported Ad Formats for more informatio...

    Jul 31, 2015 01:10PM EDT
  •   Scheduling Ad Breaks

    The JW Player supports three mechanisms for scheduling ads throughout the timeline of a video. JW Player Advertising schedule configuration block.(Google IMA and VAST) Schedules can also also be set on ...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:33PM EDT
  •   Ad Tag Variables

    Many VAST servers use "tag variables" to optimize fill and provide more information on how ads are being viewed. JW Player supports a number of variables that can be added to your VAST tag URL. Once an ad call ...

    Jul 21, 2015 06:10PM EDT
  •   Ad Tag Waterfalling

    Currently, JW Player oficially supports one main mechanism for waterfalling between ad networks. This practice of waterfalling is currently only supported when using our vast ad client. The use of Google IMA or...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:34PM EDT
  •   Configuring Ad Skipping

    You can set an amount of time that you want your viewers to watch an ad before being allowed to skip it. When this skip offset is configured, a countdown will appear in the player and become active when the tim...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:35PM EDT
  •   Companion Ads

    JW Player supports the insertion of companion ads into the page. HTML/IFRAME and GIF/JPG/PNG ads are supported for both VAST and IMA. This document applies to users of JW Player Advertising. Don't have Adv...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:36PM EDT
  •   Custom Ad Countdown Message

    During playback of linear ads with VAST, JW Player displays a friendly ad message to notify viewers. However, via a simple customization option, it is possible to set a custom ad message. This article explains ...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:37PM EDT
  •   VMAP Ad Schedule

    The IAB Video Multiple Ad Playlist, or VMAP, is an XML template that video content owners and ad networks can use to schedule multiple ad insertions from a single tag. This method of ad scheduling is supported ...

    Jul 21, 2015 03:38PM EDT
  •   VAST3 Ad Pods

    The IAB VAST 3.0 template introduced the concept of Ad Pods. Ad Pods are a way to specify multiple <ad> elements which are to be sequenced together and played back-to-back in a singular ad break. Ad Pods ...

    Jul 21, 2015 04:38PM EDT


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