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    clicktag url.txt location

    Sometimes I receive a flash banner to use with clicktag.

    I know that the URL can be passed with a variable (param in object tag or flashvars in embed tag).

    But I also know it is possible to use a txt file that has the text with the URL:

    clickTag=www.sample.com

    The problem is that I generally have my banners in folders (for example /banners/country/banner1.swf) and I don't know where to upload the txt file (sometimes it works when I upload in the root folder sometimes it doesn't).

    The second problem is, suppose I have more than one banner, how do each banner knows which txt to use?

    Many thanks!

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    It's easier to just pass the clicktag as a flashvar in the embedding code. That variable is only relevant to that particular object/embed, so there's no clash of scope. I can't think of any reason why you'd want the complication of an extra text file, and the attendant path issues you mention?

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    Thank you.

    I had to put the same banner in different include files and I didn't want to specify several times the flashvars everytime.

    I thought this thing of the txt file was something common in media agencies.

    Many thanks.

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    Can't say I've ever had an agency specify an text file for clicktag, I think the flashvars method is normal. If you do decide to use a text file, remember that paths are relative to the html file that embeds the swf, rather than the swf itself.


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