Copying ads

Copy ads to quickly create a new one with all of its attribute settings. Before you copy an ad, consider the following:

  • Guarantees must be reserved again.

  • Duplicate objects are initially created in a pending state. You must manually activate them.

To copy an ad:

  1. Open the View Line Item screen for the container line itemThe primary unit of execution for an order, which represents a specific inventory purchase and the required conditions for ad delivery. for the ad you want to copy.

  2. In the list of ads, click the Copy icon for the ad you want to copy.

  3. In the confirmation screen, click OK.

    This copies the ad. OpenX Ad ServerA complete digital advertising platform where publishers sell, manage, and deliver their advertising inventory across all digital formats. assigns a name to the ad copy using the format:

    Copy of <date> <time> of <Ad Name>


    • <date> represents the copy date using the format: YYYY-MM-DD

    • <time> represents the time of the copy using the format: HH:MM:SS

    • <Ad Name> represents the name of the original ad

    A confirmation message appears above the list of ads in the View Line Item screen.

    OpenX Ad Server creates the ad copy in an active state. You may want to change the name of the ad copy. You can do this directly in the list of ads.

This topic applies to Ad Server.