Creating and Editing Ads

Creating and Editing Ads

On the main menu of the Dashboard, click Content » Chapter Advertising.

You will see a listing of all chapter ads if any have been created. You can add, edit or delete an ad.

To create a new ad:

Click the Create a ChapterAD button.

You’ll now see the ad creation menu.

All of the following fields are required:

Banner Type
In the dropdown menu, choose from Inline Banner (728x90) or Sidekick Banner (300x250)

Ad Identifier
Create a unique one-word identifier that will be used to track your ad.  You will see this identifier in the chapter's Google Analytics report. 

This will also act as the “title” of your ad on the Chapter Advertising page.

This unique identifier must be all lowercase with no spaces or special characters.

Ad Start Date
This is the date that your ad will begin rotation on your chapter website.

Ad End Date
This is the date your ad will end rotation on your chapter website. 

Choose where this banner will be displayed
In this dropdown menu, you can select where this ad is displayed.

Home Page
The ad will be displayed ONLY on the Home page NO other pages.

Run of Site
The ad will be displayed ONLY on the Interior pages Everywhere EXCEPT the Home page.


The ad will be displayed on ALL pages – Home and Interior.

Page Specific Banner
This option applies to sidekick ads only.
If this option is selected, you must also add the URL of the page where you would like the ad displayed in the field labeled "Ad Page to Show On"

For example, if you would like the ad to be shown on your chapter events page, go to that page, copy the URL, and paste it in the field.

Ad Image
Inline (banner) ads must be 728px x 90px and Sidekick ads must be 300px x 250px.

Click Select Image to choose from an existing image or upload a new one.

Select or upload the image, then click Done

Ad Link
Enter the URL for the ad here. 
It must include the http:// or https:// at the beginning.

When finished, click Publish. 

Once an ad has been uploaded, it goes into rotation on the site and a single ad from the ad pool is pulled when a page loads. If no ads are loaded into the system, or if all ads fall outside of the date-range, that area of the page will be blank. 

To edit an ad, go to Content » Chapter Advertising, click the title of the ad (the identifier), and you'll be brought to the same page you saw when you created the ad.

To publish or unpublish ads, go to Content » Chapter Advertising, click the checkbox(es) for the ad(s) you’d like to work with.



Next, click More Actions, and either Publish or Unpublish.


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