How to Upload a Blacklist to the Ad Vendor

What is an Ad Vendor Black List?

An Ad Vendor black list is a list of sites that will not receive any ads from Ad Campaigns associated with this Ad Vendor.

Note: To understand the difference between Blacklists and Whitelists, see What are Blacklists and Whitelists.

Note: Black lists that are applied to the Ad Vendor level will apply to all Ad Campaigns assigned to that Ad Vendor.



Upload a Black List to an Ad Vendor

This process only describes mandatory steps. Each image is followed by a step-by-step description.

To add a blacklist to an Ad Vendor, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to the Portal by clicking here.


  2. Hover over 'MONETIZATION' in the Portal menu and select 'AD VENDORS'. The Ad Vendors page is displayed.

  3. Go to the required Ad Vendor and click on 'Details'.

    Note: You must have at least one predefined Ad Vendor. For further details, please see How to Create an Ad Vendor.


  4. Click on 'Upload Sites Black List'. The upload Ad Vendor's site black list screen is displayed.


  5. Click on 'Browser' and use the explorer window to select the relevant file for upload.

    Note: File Formats for Blacklist.

    Note: Multiple blacklists may be uploaded to the Ad Vendor.

  6. Optional: Selecting the 'Overwrite existing list' check box will use the override any previously existing black list with your currently selected file.

  7. Click on 'Upload'. The blacklist is applied to your Ad Vendor.

    Note: It will take up to 1 hour for the site list to propagate.


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