ATM Wiki

Publisher Integration

How to setup your domain? (for Desktop & Mobile Web environments)


1. Go to ‘My Domains’ section, then Click on + ‘Add Domain/App’. 2. Choose 'website' from the options. 3. Insert your domain’s URL and click ‘save’.

4. Domain ownership verification – In order avoid fraud and to verify that you are the legit owner of the domain name, a file named adstxt.php will be automatically download to your computer. This file should be implemented in one of the ways described below. Please choose your preferred verification method:SSH Verification or FTP Verification and continue to step number 5. 5. SSH Verification

FTP Verification:

6. Once you clicked on the ‘Verify’ button, your domain will be added to ‘My Domains’ section and you will be able to start using our ads.txt editor & marketplace.




How to setup your app?


1. Go to ‘My Domains’ section, then Click on +’Add Domain/App’. 2. Choose ‘App’ from the options below. 3. Do you have your own developer website? in case you have, please click 'yes' and skip to step 5. In case you don’t have your own developer website, we got you covered!
please click here in order to see how to open your hosted app developer website with us or follow the video below:

4. after creating a hosted website, you will need to add your app to our platform and verify that it belongs to you.

a. Add your App Store / Google Play URL

b. Copy the link of the website that we have created for you from the green box
and paste it on your Itunes / google play account. à then, click verify.

This step will prove that you are the app owner, once you will click on the add App button, the app will be added to your account and you will be able to start managing your app-ads.txt file on our platform for free!

In case you have your own website, please continue to step 5. 5. Choose whether you have an app-ads.txt file implemented on your domain (Yes / No) a. If the answer is Yes, then i. Insert your developer domain page URL (i.g www.fluffygames.com) ii. Choose your preferred verification method SSH Verification: * Upload the installation file (adstxt.php) inside your root folder. * Execute chmod 666 app-ads.txt * Press the "Verify" button on this screen FTP Verification: * Upload the installation file (adstxt.php) inside your root folder * In your ftp software Right-click on your app-ads.txt file * File Permissions \ Properties * Set numeric value to 666 * Press the "Verify" button on this screen b. If the answer is No, then i. Insert your developer domain page URL (i.g www.fluffygames.com) ii. Choose your preferred verification method SSH Verification: * Upload the installation files (adstxt.php + app-ads.txt) inside your root folder * Execute chmod 666 app-ads.txt * Press the "Verify" button on this screen FTP Verification: * Upload the installation files (adstxt.php + app-ads.txt) inside your root folder * In your ftp software Right-click on your app-ads.txt file * File Permissions \ Properties * Set numeric value to 666 * Press the "Verify" button on this screen

6. Add your app’s App Store / Google Play URL.

Once you will click on the ‘Add app’ button, we will verify that your app developer domain is associated to your bundle and if it does your app will be added to ‘My Domains\Apps’ section and you will be able to start using our ads.txt editor & marketplace.

7. You are all set and ready to use our free tool!




How to setup your app developer website on Android?


You have two options to update your app developer website on Anroid: 1. on the account level - this will be connected to all of your applications 2. on an app level - this means that you can choose different website for each app. Below is a short explanation on how to do that. On the account level: 1. Sign in to your Google Play Console. 2. Click on Developer account 3. Click on Account details 4. Change website address 5. Save your changes. On the app level: 1. On the left side of your google play console choose your app. 2. Click on store presence section on the left side of your menu. 3. Click on store listing and update your app developer website.




How to create a hosted developer website on our ads.txt platform?


In case you don’t have your own developer website, we got you covered!

It is simple & free to create your own website with our free ads.txt tool.

Below are the steps:

1. Click on ‘Hosted Websites’ on the left side of your menu.

2. Click on ‘Create Hosted’ Website

3. Fill in the information below; please notice that this information is mandatory.

4. Once you will click on ‘Create’, you will see a message on the right side of your screen stating that we have created your new hosted developer website!

5. Clicking on the URL icon (marked in yellow), will redirect you to your free hosted developer website.

6. Take this URL, and update your app developer account (Google Play & iOS).

7. all you have to do now, is to link your hosted website to your apps in our platform.




How to setup your developer website on iOS?


1. Sign in to your iTunes account.
2. Click on App store. 3. choose the app that you want to connect your app developer website to. 4. insert your app developer domain in marketing URL (yellow box) 5. Save. * please notice that comparing to your google play account, on iOS you can't set a app developer website on the account level, so you will have to make this update for each one of your apps.





Publishers FAQ

Why should I use the ads.txt market platform?


Our product will facilitate the implementation of ads.txt record lines and will give you a 360 solution for your ads.txt file management. You will get:

  • A free & convenient ads.txt editor - to add/remove ads.txt record lines in an easy way.

  • Get industry insights & important ads.txt data from around the web.

  • Get insights of the Alexa top 2000 and iTunes and Google Play top apps ads.txt data. (i.g popular ad-exchanges, seller vs direct data etc).

  • Our ads.txt editor auto-checks for your ads.txt syntax errors, typos, duplication & redundancy.

  • Flawless and correct ads.txt management will help you increasing your RPM and ad revenue.




How much it costs?


It’s Free! Our editor is completely FREE for publishers use!
Publishers are getting to use our product for free. Plus, we are here to support you and make sure you are compliant with the IAB ads.txt initiative.




what type of inventory do you support?


We are supporting Desktop, Mobile web & Mobile App environments.




How can I manage and improve my website/app performance?


On your left side you will find our ‘industry intelligence’ section, clicking on this section will reveal our insights which is comprised from top ranked website and apps and will include recommendations regarding: ad exchanges you should connect with, average numbers of ads.txt record lines, direct advertisers vs. resellers segmentations and more statistics that match your website.




How much will I get paid for each record line?


You will be the one that will set the price for each record line implemented. In addition, in case you own a group of websites/apps, you will be able to set up a different price for each one of them.




What is ads.txt marketplace?


Our Ads.txt marketplace is a unique marketplace where publishers can choose to connect with pre-approved advertisers or ad-agencies and get paid on a monthly basis for implementing advertisers ads.txt codes on their website.
Yes, it is that simple. a publisher or app developer can choose if he wants to sell his ads.txt real-estate for top advertisers and ad-agencies.
It is super important to mention that all the advertisers on our marketplace will be fully transparent to you and will undergo a strict approval process by our quality teams to join the marketplace.
Let’s make it clear, you can choose to either auto-approve paying advertisers, manually approve them, reject them or opt-out from the entire marketplace.




So how can I connect my inventory to your ads.txt marketplace?


You can decide whether you want to expose your website to the ads.txt marketplace or not.

How?
Click on ‘my domains’, then click on your website. On your website setting page you will be able to make your website visible in the market or not.




Where do I see my Advertisers pending requests?


On the left side, click on ‘Pending’ section.
In this section, you will see the list of pending advertisers - waiting for your approval.
Each line will contain the following information:
ads.txt entry showing the ad exchange domain, advertiser name, date, status, the revenue you will get for implementing each record line.

After reviewing your requests, you will be able to approve or decline them. (marked in yellow)




Can I use ATM editor tool only for my direct demand?


Yes, you can choose our free editor tool only to manage your direct demand record lines.




When & how do I get paid?


You will get paid every month by the 10th day of the month. You will be able to choose between two payment methods: Wire transfer and payment via Paypal.




What happens when my website is visible to the ads.txt market? Does it mean that all the advertisers can implement their ads.txt codes on my website?


No. When you enable your website to our ads.txt marketplace, advertisers can send you a request to connect with you. From this moment, you will get all the info regarding the advertisers, and you can decide if you want to approve his record line or not.




Why should they pay me for my ads.txt file record lines?


it is pretty simple, placing their ads.txt record lines on your website will give them an access to buy your inventory on ad exchanges and sell it to their advertisers.





Advertisers FAQ

what are the benefits from connecting to ATM?


Connecting to Ads.txt Marketplace will give you the option to connect with top tier publishers & app developers and increase your direct publisher reach.




What is the process of buying and implementing ads.txt record lines?


Sign up to our platform, approve our T&Cs, buy credits and connect with our publishers.




Can I place several ads.txt codes on a specific website/app?


Yes, you can do that, you will have to pay for each record line.




Where can I see the domains/apps that I’m connected to?


Click on ‘My Entries’ section, there you will be able to see all the websites/apps you are connected with including information regarding: record lines per website, price, monthly total price etc.




How can I cancel my ads.txt code subscription?


go to my entries section, there you will have the option to see all of your entries and choose the ones you want to cancel.




What type of campaigns are allowed to run on our publishers inventory?


You are allowed to run Video & Display campaigns according with our T&Cs.





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