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STOP REDIRECT ADS

Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:36 pm
by Wout000
What to do in the event of REDIRECT ADS

Getting the creative IDs for banning purposes:


For tracking undesirable creative to their IDs in the sharethefiles.com ad system in order to disallow them if the event arises:
We suggest the following: download the tool: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/966
How to use this (http://jimbojw.com/wiki/index.php?title=Tamper_Data)

1. Open up publisher page where undesirable creative was viewed
2. Go into Firefox Tools on the publisher page and click on Tamper data
3. Click on publisher page or specific creative on the publisher page and watch the tamper data pop up box.
4. As soon as you look at the TD box you should see z5x.net tag (see screenshot bellow)

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5. Double clicking it will open the following box with Tamper details- it has the creative tag embedded in there (see box in screen shot bellow)

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6. Copy past the value from the popup as follows in a new browser window :


Before:

URL=http://ad.z5x.net/click,OCMAAPf4AwBArgw ... 2F11707071,

After:

http://ad.z5x.net/decode-click,OCMAAPf4 ... 2F11707071,

7. It will take you to the following :

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Copy out the creative ID number and post it in here. We will make sure we Ban it.

Re: STOP REDIRECT ADS

Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 5:48 pm
by Stoepsel
What's a "creative"? Advertisement?

Re: STOP REDIRECT ADS

Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:23 pm
by Wout000
Every advertisement you see on STF :-)