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Trending Topics

Trending Topics is a Rayos feature that allows users to manage content that appears in the topics bar on the site. Trending Topics consist of two pieces, a page element that displays the active topics and the Trending Topics settings dashboard where topics can created and organized. Note: Trending Topics requires access to Rayos Alerts to use. Managing the Trending…

In-Article Ads

In-article ads will display an ad after the first 3 paragraphs and then every 5th paragraph after. If the article does not reach 3 paragraphs the ad will not display. Create a new ad object named in-article, use 300×250 for dimensions for best display across devices. But you can use the responsive size mapping and use 728×90 for the larger…

CNN Smart Article by Tout

CNN provides a revenue share to sites by serving a relevant video with video ad to articles. Tout scans articles and matches the most relevant video to serve to the page. Typically this is placed in the right rail of the page.   How it works http://www.cnnnewsource.com/smartarticle/ Scans & analyzes text-based articles already on your site (such as a CNN…

Monetization Glossary

Ad request An ad request is sent by client-side code (such as GPT on a webpage) to an ad server. An ad request typically is transmitted to the server in the form of an HTTP or HTTPS request. The request is the first step of ad serving. Ad serving The process by which the Ad Manager chooses the best ads…

Archive Pages

Before you begin: You should have an understanding of list templates. Archive Pages are pages that include lists of content that are automatically generated by the platform. The Archive Page settings allow you to control which list template should be used for each Archive Page’s list. These lists include: Category & Tag Archive Page Lists These are the pages that WordPress automatically…

Users & User Roles

A user account is required for anyone who has access to your WordPress instance as well as anyone who will display as an author in the byline of content. To create a new user go to Users > Add New Configure The User Username This is what the user will see as their name when they log into WordPress. The username…

Pinning An Article

When content displays in a list, the order of the articles is determined by the Sort Order set in the List object. But that order can be overridden by “pinning” content to a specific location in a list. Note: There’s a pinning limit of 20 posts. Pinning Content In Lists Go to Lists > All Lists  and open the list you…

Best Practice – Facebook Video Production

Video Design Guidelines Use these guidelines to design an ad that looks good everywhere it appears on Facebook. The recommended video and thumbnail image guidelines ensures your ad always looks high quality. The recommended text length is how many characters of ad copy could be displayed on smaller screens. Text: 90 characters Headline: 25 Characters News Feed description: 30 characters…

Incorporating Page Level CSS

Before  you begin, you should have a basic understanding of pages. 1) Add Page Level CSS to a page: 2) Create or edit a page 3) Activate Visual Composer Page Builder tool -Click on the blue button marked Backend Editor at the top of the page. 4) Select CSS Configuration button -To add page level CSS, trigger the inline CSS panel, which…