|Video Cloud||Express III, Professional, Enterprise|
This topic explains options for delivering ads with HTML5 players.
HTML5 Ads are available to all advertising-enabled accounts, but are not turned on by default. To enable ads for HTML5 players go to the Video Cloud Studio home page, click Account Settings, and edit the HTML5 Advertising settings to opt in:
Also, HTML5 players must be enabled. HTML5 ads will automatically be disabled if HTML5 players are disabled. HTML5 players are enabled in all accounts by default, so there is nothing you need to do unless you have disabled them.
Advertising in HTML5 players all depends on the ad server you are using.
If you don't see your ad server listed above, there may be a solution that's just not listed yet. Please check with the ad server company to determine what level of support they have. You can also check out the following:
The types of ads supported all depend on the ad source or ad plugin being used. Please refer to your ad server's documentation or the documentation above for the details. Video ads are the base level of support that can be expected from all integrations, but many also support overlays and banners.
The insertion points supported also depend on the ad source or ad plugin being used. Pre-rolls ads are the base level of support that can be expected from all integrations, but mid-roll and post-roll ads are often supported as well. On-load ads are usually not available given that video ads of this type can't be supported on iOS due to platform limitations. There is a separate document that discusses the complications of HTML5 mid-rolls ads.
forceHTML=trueto the page URL to force loading the HTML5 player even on systems and devices that support Flash