Integrating Third Party Ad Networks
- Integrate adapters from Bintray/JCenter
- Integrate adapters via source code (GitHub)
- (Native Ad) Set up your ad renderers
The MoPub SDK can mediate most ad networks through our pre-built adapters, server-to-server integrations, and custom events. To see the latest list of supported ad networks, and to get the latest certified versions of mediation adapters, visit the MoPub Mediation Integration Tool. The tool also provides a convenient integration approach, discussed below.
This guide walks you through the mediation setup process, specifically where to download adapters and how to integrate them into your app project.
Integrate adapters from Bintray/JCenter
The MoPub Mediation Integration Tool provides a new and convenient integration approach. Simply select the ad networks you would like to mediate, and the page will output the Gradle configuration information to include in your app. If you are getting started with mediation and do not need to tweak anything, this approach will be the most beneficial.
Integrate adapters via source code (GitHub)
If you prefer to manually integrate adapters using the existing process, you can continue to do so. Our mediation adapters have been migrated to a new GitHub repository.
1. Download the mediation adapters
Within the repository, you can find .java adapter files grouped by ad networks. Simply clone the entire repository or manually download the adapter files that you would like to use.
2. Add the adapter files to your app project
In your app project, make sure the following directory paths exist (if you are a new publisher, you might not have them). You will need to place the adapter files into the respective directory depending on the ad format(s) you would like to mediate.
[app's src]/.../com/mopub/mobileads(for banner, interstitial, and rewarded video)
[app's src]/.../com/mopub/nativeads(for native ad - be sure to register your ad renderers, shown below)
3. Import third-party SDKs
Incorporate the third party SDKs into your project. This typically involves adding that network’s SDK .jar file to a
libs directory, or adding its Gradle dependency (if available). This information can usually be found on the ad network’s support page.
4. You are all set!
That’s it! Be sure to visit the MoPub dashboard to set up the corresponding network campaigns and target the proper ad units. For additional network tips, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.
(Native Ad) Set up your ad renderers
If native ad is among the formats you are mediating, to ensure your native ad views are laid out as intended, create and register the appropriate renderer for each ad network. Don’t forget the default
MoPubStaticNativeAdRenderer, shown below.
// Some third party SDKs rely on the MoPub renderer as a default renderer. MoPubStaticNativeAdRenderer moPubStaticNativeAdRenderer = new MoPubStaticNativeAdRenderer( new ViewBinder.Builder(R.layout.native_ad_list_item) .titleId(R.id.native_title) .textId(R.id.native_text) .mainImageId(R.id.native_main_image) .iconImageId(R.id.native_icon_image) .callToActionId(R.id.native_cta) .privacyInformationIconImageId(R.id.native_privacy_information_icon_image) .build() );
Similarly, create ad renderers for third-party ad networks. Below is the code snippet for AdMob’s ad renderer:
// AdMob final GooglePlayServicesAdRenderer googlePlayServicesAdRenderer = new GooglePlayServicesAdRenderer( new ViewBinder.Builder(R.layout.native_ad_list_item) .titleId(R.id.native_title) .textId(R.id.native_text) .mainImageId(R.id.native_main_image) .iconImageId(R.id.native_icon_image) .callToActionId(R.id.native_cta) .privacyInformationIconImageId(R.id.native_privacy_information_icon_image) .build());
Then, register your ad renderers, like below. Your
classThatRegistersAdRenderers varies depending on which native ad integration you are using. Remember to register your
MoPubStaticNativeAdRenderer instance last.
// MoPubRecyclerAdapter MoPubRecyclerAdapter classThatRegistersAdRenderers = new MoPubRecyclerAdapter(...); // MoPubStreamAdPlacer MoPubStreamAdPlacer classThatRegistersAdRenderers = new MoPubStreamAdPlacer(...); // MoPubAdAdapter MoPubAdAdapter classThatRegistersAdRenderers = new MoPubAdAdapter(...); // MoPubNative MoPubNative classThatRegistersAdRenderers = new MoPubNative(...); classThatRegistersAdRenderers.registerAdRenderer(googlePlayServicesAdRenderer); classThatRegistersAdRenderers.registerAdRenderer(flurryRenderer); classThatRegistersAdRenderers.registerAdRenderer(facebookAdRenderer); classThatRegistersAdRenderers.registerAdRenderer(staticAdRender);
Last updated February 19, 2018
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