Category: OpenX Source

Revive Adserver (Formerly OpenX Source) lives on!

posted in Blog, OpenX Source, PHP, Revive Adserver and tagged , , by Ilya Ber.

We are genuinely pleased to announce that the best open source ad server (former OpenX Source) software is going to live on and continue being actively developed – meet the Revive Adserver project. As we are all so well aware, OpenX Corporation has been blatantly mistreating our favourite software for years – slowly degrading support and development. Even though fairly popular in the community, the project was stagnating, until finally, the company decided to drop it completely and concentrate on enterprise solutions. Thankfully, … read more

Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) RESTful API Wrapper

posted in Blog, OpenX Source, PHP and tagged , , , by Ilya Ber.

Finally, our development team at Black River got a chance to try out the newRevive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) RESTful API Wrapper made by The API wrapper comes in a form of an extremely clean and tight package – all you have to do is unzip it into the www/api/ folder of yourRevive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  installation, where it will reside alongside the v1 and v2 versions of the default legacy XML-RPC wrapper. Code wise, the whole package looks very clean, professional … read more

Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) API – Campaigns and eCPM: Part 3

posted in Blog, OpenX Source, PHP by Ilya Ber.

Today we are going to talk about Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) Campaigns. First let us start with identifying that types of campaigns that are available in Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) . Contract – a campaign with a daily limit spread out evenly over time Contract Exclusive – the same daily limit as in a regular contract campaign, but has a weight parameter  which determines its placement ahead of other contract campaigns Remnant – can be constrained either by the start and … read more

Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) API – Advertisers: Part 2

posted in Blog, OpenX Source and tagged , , , , , by Ilya Ber.

Before we start looking into specific components of the Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) API, let us quickly overview the hierarchy the actual Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) entities. The following diagram is a gross oversimplification (it does not refer to many other crucial entities like Agency or Channel – those will be covered in later tutorials) but should be enough to quickly grasp the concepts for anyone who is new to Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) platform. On one side you have Advertisers, Campaigns … read more

Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) API – Introduction: Part 1

posted in Blog, OpenX Source, PHP and tagged , , , , , by Ilya Ber.

We use Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) frequently at BlackRiver as the most open and customizable ad serving platform both for many of our clients and our own internal projects. When it comes toRevive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  API – there is almost nothing out there but a few blog posts and outdated code samples. We would really like to share our experiences (both positive and negative) withRevive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  API as we strongly believe that theRevive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  platform should remain easy accessible … read more

Recent Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source) Expandable Banners

Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  Expandable Banners The following example demonstrates a 600px by 150px banner served by Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  and expanded to 600px by 300px on rollover. The flash creative can be either uploaded to creatives directory directly (FTP) or just as an another Revive AdServer (Formerly OpenX Source)  banner (preferred). When uploading the SWF creative, you do not need to replace any hardcoded URLs or indicate a destination URL – that would be done in the HTML banner setup. Essentially, we are just using it as a storage container for our creative, all impressions and clicks will be … read more

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