How to Configure the Beacon Extra

Applying a Beacon Extra

The Beacon Extra allows users to include additional third party tracking pixels to ads and content related events triggered by the player.



 

Setting the Beacon Extra

For further details, see Applying Extras Using the Player Wizard Extras Tab.

Field Name  Description
Name

Enter a name for the required extra.

Recommendation: We suggest entering a name for the extra after you have selected the required option in the 'Extra' field (see below).

Extra

Click on this field and select 'Beacon Extra' from the select extra window.

Location
  • X - This field can be ignored.
  • Y - This field can be ignored.
  • Width - This field can be ignored.
  • Height - This field can be ignored.
Config
  • Impression - Counts the total number of times the player loads
  • Video-Play - Counts the total number of times a non-ad video starts
  • Ad-Start - Counts the total number of times an ad video starts
  • Ad-Complete - Counts the total number of times an ad-video finishes
  • Click-to-Play - Counts the total number of times a user initiates the video to start
  • Video Quartile 1 - Counts the total number of times the a non-ad video finishes up to 25% completion 
  • Video Quartile 2 - Counts the total number of times the a non-ad video finishes up to 50% completion
  • Video Quartile 3 - Counts the total number of times the a non-ad video finishes up to 75% completion
  • Video Quartile 4 - Counts the total number of times the a non-ad video finishes up to 100% completion

Note: To apply individual trackers to specific ad campaign, please see How to Create an Ad Campaign for further details.

Note: Custom Macros can also be implemented in the (additional) 3rd party trackers within the Beacon Extras. For more information, see How to Pass Custom Macros in the Player Tag to Ad Campaigns

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