Blocking & Managing URLs Using Keywords

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If you want to block creative URLs using keywords, you must first add the keyword. Once you add the keyword, the corresponding domain URLs (both currently existing and subsequently added) will be blocked automatically.

Add a Keyword

  1. Log in to the PubMatic platform.
  2. Select Ad Quality | Creative Attributes.
  3. Click the Keyword tab.
  4. Specify whether this action should be applied to all sites or a specific site by using the Select Site drop-down list.
  5. In the Enter Keyword box, enter the keyword name that you want to specify.
  6. Click the Add button. The keyword will be specified and the corresponding domain URL(s) will be blocked automatically.

Once you specify the keyword, you can block all the upcoming and existing URLs that contains same keyword.

Download Blocklist by Keywords or URLs

  1. Select Ad Quality | Creative Attributes.
  2. Click the Keyword tab.
  3. Click the Download Blocklist above the keyword selection.
  4. Click the download button  next to
    Keywords blocklist to download a list of keywords in CSV format
    URL blocklist in CSV, XLS or PDF format.
  5. Click Done when the download is complete.

Add or Edit Alerts

Individuals can receive daily alerts by enabling the feature and adding email addresses to receive.

Enable Alerts

  1. Select Ad Quality | Creative Attributes from the main navigation.
  2. Click the Keyword tab.
  3. Click Edit Alerts.
  4. Perform one or more of the following functions:
  • Turn Daily Alerts on or off using the toggle switch at the top of the window.
  • Enter an email address in the Email address box and click Add.
  • Remove an email address by clicking the delete icon

Additional Documentation

About Creative Attribute and Keyword Blocking 

Managing Creative Attributes 

Blocking & Managing URLs Using Keywords