NAV

Embedded Native Ad Generator

<iframe style='width: 320px; height: 568px;' src='http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?headline=headline&thumbnail_url=yoururl' />

To add an embedded version of the generator to your page, add an iframe with the source pointed to http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed

To build the ad unit, pass your content as query params in the url

Supported Params

No URL params are required, but it’s highly recommended to have at least a Headline, Description, Thumbnail URL, and Advertiser.

Action

The Type of ad unit to be rendered

Supported values

clickout, video, hosted-video, article

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?action=clickout

Headline

The headline that will display in the ad unit.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?headline=your%20headline%20here

Description

The description that will display in the ad unit.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?description=description%20here

Thumbnail URL

The image displayed in the ad unit.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?thumbnail_url=http://sharethrough.com/logo.png

Advertiser Name

The name of the company advertising.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?advertiser=sharethrough

Media URL

The URL tied to the action. For a clickout ad, this is the website the ad will link to. For a video, this is the URL of the hosted video in the ad unit.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?media_url=http://sharethrough.com

Share URL

The URL used for social network sharing links in the post engagement state.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?share_url=http://sharethrough.com

Brand Logo URL

The URL for the brand logo that is displayed in the ad unit.

http://generator.sharethrough.com?brand_logo_url=http://sharethrough.com/logo.png

Custom Engagement URL & Label

In the post engagement state for a content card, this is the clickout URL and label used for the call to action button.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?custom_engagement_url=http://sharethrough.com&custom_engagement_label=Visit%20Sharethrough

Instant Play Video

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?headline=Instant%20Play&action=hosted-video&site=realsimple&media_url=http:%2F%2Fstatic.sharethrough.com%2Fsam%2Fhosted_video%2Fpreview-4934%2Fa51455cf6ae80897f6fcba711ab4f46c%2Fvideo.mp4

In order to set up an instant play video ad, you must specify action=hosted-video and media_url=your_video_url.mp4, as well as choosing an instant play enabled placement.

Specifying Placement

You can choose from predefined list of placements to render your ad in but providing a site param in your url.

http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?headline=headline&site=rollingstone

The sites are formatted for either a mobile or desktop device depending on the selected placement. As such, you probably want to size your iframe accordingly:

Mobile

<iframe style='width: 320px; height: 568px;' src='http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?site=rollingstone' />

Desktop

<iframe style='width: 1024px; height: 768px;' src='http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?site=foodnetwork' />

Supported Mobile Sites

Instant Play Video Enabled Placements:

Non Instant Play Video Placements:

Supported Desktop Sites

Instant Play Video Enabled Placements

Non Instant Play Video Placements:

Example

<iframe style='width: 320px; height: 568px;' src='http://generator.sharethrough.com/embed?site=theweek&action=clickout&headline=Native%20Advertising&description=Learn%20more&thumbnail_url=http://www.sharethrough.com/img/sharethrough-og-hero.jpg&advertiser=sharethrough&media_url=http://sharethrough.com' />