Catfisher

Creative template for DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). Known as Catfish. This template shows a banner that appears over the webpage at the bottom of the browser window. The ad will remain on screen unless the user closes it by clicking on the close button.

Features

Supports asynchronous/synchronous tags Upload image, or provide image or HTML5 ad by URL
Responsive Visible immediately or when scrolled down to specified position
Set background color for better user experience With/without target URL
3rd-party impression tracking option Counts impression if ad is visible (for Out-of-page line items only)
Pure JavaScript (no external JS libraries) Easy installation (import ready file and instructions included)
One year creative template updates for free Unlimited free technical support by email for one month
 
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What creative formats supported?

This creative template supports most popular image formats (.jpg, .png, .gif) and HTML5 (.html) ads. HTML5 ads can be used by its web address (URL) only.

Is Flash (SWF) format supported?

Flash (.swf) files not supported in this custom creative templates. We do not maintain Flash format because most modern internet browsers disable Flash content by default currently.

How to use HTML5 ads?

To use HTML5 ad in this creative template, You need to get banner landing page URL firstly. Follow these steps:

  1. Upload all HTML5 banner assets to remote server (via FTP for example);
  2. Get URL to uploaded HTML5 ad landing page file (index.html usually);
  3. Provide this URL in this custom creative template field "File URL" and set fields "Source Type" value to "iFrame";
  4. Set other template fields values as required and save it.

How to track clicks for HTML5 ads?

To track clicks with HTML5 ads in this creative template, You need to use HTML5 ads with click tag implemented. Click tracking "clickTAG" variable can be coded in various names for example "clickTAG", "clickTag", "clicktag". Implemented click tracking name provide in this custom creative template field "clickTAG" name.

Can I use HTML5 ads without clickTAG and track clicks?

No. You should use HTML5 ads with clickTAG introduced. But we are working on an option to track clicks without clickTAG. The new option will be implemented in next few custom creative template updates.

Can I change custom creative template default values?

Yes, You can change creative template default values. After You imported template, click on the field in the column Name and enter a new default value in the field Default value. You can change default values later.

What access rights in DFP required to install this custom creative template?

This creative template can install any user with a role that has "Edit creative templates" permission checked. Users with roles Administrator or Trafficker have this permission by default.

What ad unit size required for this custom creative template?

You can use this creative template with any existing ad unit. The template code hides ad unit by which it executed automatically. But we recommend using ad unit with fixed size 1x1 or Out-of-page for Rich Media ads.

Release notes

Version: 1.1.0 Updated: February 1, 2018
View changelog
1.0.0
  • Initial release
November 29, 2017
 
1.1.0
  • NEW: change position of close button;
  • FIXED: Not resized creative on creative load if browser viewport is smaller than size of creative;
  • FIXED: Invalid impression tacking URLs breaks creative.
February 1, 2018
 

Pricing

Prices in EUR | USD
Charges to your account will be made in Euros. USD prices are provided as a convenience and are only an estimate based on current exchange rates. Local prices will change as the exchange rate fluctuates.
One
€ 120 per DFP account
per year
 
  • 1 DFP template
  • Lifetime usage license
  • 1 year of updates
  • Access to downloads
  • Basic customization
  • Basic support
All
€ 600 per DFP account
per year
 
  • All DFP templates
  • Lifetime usage license
  • 1 year of updates
  • Access to downloads
  • Basic customization
  • Basic support
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

How do I receive purchased DFP template?

You will get download URL for a file of import ready DFP template after purchase immediately. Also, download URL will be sent to your email.

Can I use DFP template on multiple domains?

Yes. You can use purchased DFP template on as many domains as your DFP account is configured. The license is limited to single DFP account.

Can I use DFP template on multiple DFP accounts?

No, a single license is for single DFP accounts. You can buy more licenses on cart page for each your DFP account.

Does the membership auto renew?

No, we don’t charge automatically, and there are no recurring subscriptions. To get access to most services after year, you should make new purchase or repurchase from your current purchase page.

What if I don’t renew my purchase after year?

The price includes a lifetime usage license and one year of free access to downloads, updates, customization system, and support. Therefore after one year, you will not receive updates and access to other membership features. But you may still use your lifetime license as long as you need.

Can I still use the DFP template once my membership expired?

Yes, you can use downloaded versions of DFP template as long as you want. Purchase includes lifetime usage license.

What is your refund policy?

We don’t refund. Check each feature of DFP template on the live preview page before purchase. If you have difficulties with template installation or usage, ask assistance from us. We will help :)

What payment method do you accept?

Currently, the available payment methods for purchasing from our website are PayPal and Credit Card.

How do you keep my card data secure?

We use Braintree Payments (a PayPal company) to process credit card payments which is internationally respected for payment processing and is entrusted by large multinational brands. Card data you provide goes directly to Braintree over encrypted channels without touching our servers.

 

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