Mediate to the AdColony Ad Network

The following instructions apply to publishers looking to mediate inventory to AdColony with ONE by AOL: Mobile. 

Mediating your inventory to AdColony* using the ONE by AOL: Mobile platform takes just a few steps:

  1. Integrate AdColony adapter and SDK into your project
  2. Collect your Ad Serving and reporting credentials from AdColony
  3. Create AdColony placements in the ONE by AOL: Mobile UI

* Note: AdColony only supports interstitial ad units at this time.

It’s that simple! See below for more details on how to mediate this ad source in minutes.

Build It

Download the AdColony Adapter (Android or iOS) and SDK, then add it to your project.

Mediating to AdColony

To connect AdColony with the ONE by AOL: Mobile SDK you will need to inset a few IDs into our Network Setup Module.

Update your existing AdColony account (or create a new one) allowing you to access it from our platform.

Then create or update your applications and ad zones in AdColony. For more guidance on how to do this, check out AdColony’s Supporting Documentation.

ID Description
App ID The unique identifier for your app in AdColony.
Zone ID The unique ad placement location where AdColony will deliver your ads.
Read-Only API Key Your AdColony account information, which we will only use to import performance data for reporting and optimization on the ONE by AOL: Mobile platform.

Get Set Up in ONE by AOL: Mobile

Log into ONE by AOL: Mobile  
Add a new source to a placement you’ve already created.
Click the drop-down menu for SELECT AD SOURCE and select Ad Network.
From the Ad Network drop-down menu select AdColony.
Add the App ID, Zone ID and Read-Only API Key into the proper fields and SAVE.
Scroll down to the Reporting tab, enter your AdColony login credentials to enable reporting in the AOL UI. MedToAdColony_Reporting.png
Note: This information is used to optimize your ad placement eCPMs in our tiered waterfall.
Select a placement type from the drop down then click Save & Monetize.

On the next page, drag your new AdColony ad source entry onto the tier in the waterfall.

Done! You are now set to deliver AdColony ads as well as ONE by AOL: Mobile ads to your inventory.

What’s Next?

To add additional Ad Networks, follow the integration guides on our Supported Ad Networks list.

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