How to use

Revive Adserver

A collection of articles explaining how to use the Revive Adserver software effectively and efficiently, with best practices straight from the developers.

7 Steps to get started with Revive Adserver

Once you’ve mastered the basics of using Revive Adserver, then scroll down and browse all of the How to sections to learn about all features and advanced use cases.

Articles about Advertisers

Creating advertisers

Tips and best practices for creating advertisers in Revive Adserver

Articles about Campaigns

Creating campaigns

Tips and best practices for creating campaigns in Revive Adserver

Linking to Zones

Article about linking a campaign to zones, explaining the benefits and best practices.

Articles about Banners

Creating banners

Tips and best practices for creating banners in Revive Adserver

Defining Delivery Rules

How to target banners to be displayed only when specific conditions apply.

Articles about Websites

Creating websites

Tips and best practices for creating websites in Revive Adserver

Articles about Zones

Creating zones

Tips and best practices for creating zones in Revive Adserver

Zone Invocation Code

Getting a Zone’s Invocation Code that needs to be placed in your website.

Articles about Preferences

Creating Delivery Rule Sets

Delivery rules that can be used on multiple banners, instead of defining the same rules over and over on every banner separately.

Manage User Access

Learn about the user types supported by the Revive Adserver software, and how to create a new Manager user.

How to Install Revive Adserver

This article shows how to Install the Revive Adserver software on your server, with best practices from the developers.

How to Update Revive Adserver

This article explains how to perform an update of an existing Revive Adserver installation, with tips on making the process fast and safe.

Configure MaxMinds’s license key to download GeoIP2 files

This article explains how to acquire a license key from MaxMind, and how to configure Revive Adserver to use that key to download GeoIP2 files.

Change the name of the OAID cookie

This article explains the purpose of the OAID cookie in Revive Adserver, and how to change the name of this cookie.

Articles about Optimizing Revive Adserver

Display banners Fast and Efficient

A technical paper that looks at the performance best practices for all three parties in the Revive Adserver ecosystem: the ad server, the publisher and the advertiser.