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Questions tagged [community-promotion-ads]

For the Community Promotion Ads program, which allows community members to place ads on certain sites that benefit other community members for free.

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Is there a list of all Stack Exchange sites that advertise themselves with Community Ads on other sites?

I know that some Stack Exchange sites (e.g. Writing) have community ads that they submit on other sites (example below). Is there a list of all such SE sites? I assume based on past questions that ...
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Remove/change community promotion ad mid year

I'm contemplating to make a community promotion ad which will only be relevant until August this year (it is for a conference). Will it be possible to either withdraw the ad (by deleting the ...
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What are the requirements for the larger images for community ads?

On the meta posts that collect community ads (example), I see ads in two sizes, 300x250px and 600x500px. (Everything renders the same when ads are actually used on the sites, as you would expect.) ...
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Why is the image of a community ad with minimum score threshold missing on the basic click stats?

There are various Community Promotion Ads - 2017 on Drupal.SE. 4 of these ads meet the minimum score threshold. However, on the basic click stats page for one of these 4 ads, the image of this ...
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Dynamic bounty ad is broken

The dynamic ad for bounties for a site is currently broken on movies.se. I haven't checked on other sites but I assume they are also broken. Here's what it currently looks like on movies: https://...
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How should I handle community promotion ad images in HTTPS edits?

I came across the following post via the Crowdcrafting image cleanup project: It's one of the community promotion ad posts. I am not sure what to do. The image link is broken (both http and https ...
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What's the official stance on the bounty ad?

Github repo of ad in question, link to ad on codegolf.se, and link to ad on scifi & fantasy.se. This ad has been used more or less widely around the network. For those who don't know, it's an ad ...
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Why are the requirement for imgur hosted images being enforced this year? (2017 Community Promotion Ads)

In the past, despite being listed as a requirement, it's been possible to use images hosted outside of imgur. This allowed for all sorts of neat dynamic imagery. However, this year, any such plans of ...
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Site ads based on conferences made by users of said site

I come over from PPCG, and a few of the people in chat are talking about organizing a conference of sorts. This conference would have direct links to the PPCG site (what with coming from the site and ...
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Allow images from Area 51 as Community Ads [duplicate]

I was on Meta Super User trying to submit an ad for the Internet of Things Q&A proposal, with the following in my answer box: [![Stack Exchange Q&A site proposal: Internet of Things][1]][2] ...
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Advertising an Area 51 proposal in Community Ads

I understand that posting comments to existing SE sites advertising an Area 51 proposal is not allowed. However, I'm not sure if the same applies to Community Ads. Since these are only shown on the ...
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The Area51 ads produce an error on per-site community ads [duplicate]

The Area 51 ads, when you click on Share This, provide a link and an image, as well as the corresponding HTML, to advertise elsewhere. This used to work, but when copypasting the image link (that ...
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Images for Area51 proposal community promotion on imgur.com?

For each proposal on Area51, a promotional image is automatically generated and it shows the current state, e.g. number of followers/supporters or comitted. Example: They’re obviously useful for ...
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Could we see the number of times an ad was actually served?

Each community-ads post links to a stats page, where we get to see a number of "metrics" including: Score / number of net votes on the ad post Creation date Clicks per day (which is skewed) / total ...
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Clicks per day is skewed

With the delay that happened with activating the community-ads on meta sites, something unfortunate happened: the clicks per day metric on the stats page is completely skewed, since it's apparently ...
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Why are our community ad stats getting lower?

Community ads are a cool feature of Stack Exchange communities, but I have a feeling that in the last couple of years they've been somewhat nerfed, to the point that they're no longer worth it at all. ...
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When will 2016's community promotion ads start being shown? [closed]

Several sites have some community promotion ads which have reached the threshold, but the old 2015 ads are still being shown. When will the 2016 ads start being shown? English Sci-Fi & Fantasy ...
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Are community promotion evaluations ongoing?

I understand that the annual community promotions resets existing ads, but is there then a window for the evaluation? In other words, if an ad is posted to a community-ads tagged question before the ...
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Can you be more specific about the “not white” border for 2016 Community Promotion ads?

This question has guidelines for the new community promotion ads. Among other things, it says: Images where the background is white or partially white, must have a 1px border of not-white around ...
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The placeholder image for community promotion ads doesn't reflect the new sidebar width

I was checking out the community promotion ads meta thread for Game Development. For these threads, the answer textbox is pre-filled with some placeholder structure for convenience. The placeholder ...
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Community ads filesize “cannot exceed 40KB”: Difficult with new bigger ads + High DPI (retina)

The filesize limit used to be 150 KB, now for some reason it is only 40 KB. To make the problem worse: Ads are now bigger (300x250 instead of 220x250, 36% more pixels) High DPI (aka retina) means 4 ...
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When will the dynamic “bounty” site ads update to the new size? [duplicate]

As mentioned elsewhere the new size for sidebar ads is 300x250 px. Now that the Community Promotion ads are going live, when will the dynamic bounty ads change size to match the new standard? e.g., ...
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Stats page squishes ads to the old 220px width

Note: I've already mentioned this issue in a comment on Meta.CodeReview, but I thought I'd document it here on the main Stack Exchange meta. I love the new 300px community ads format. Problem is, ...
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“There are currently N bounties, worth X reputation” dynamic ad and the new sidebar width

You've probably seen this sidebar ad on one or more community-ads-enabled Stack Exchange sites over the years: The image is dynamically generated from a non-officially SE app that uses the Stack ...
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Can the community promotion Twitter ad templates be shared?

Grace note has just updated all of the community promotion Twitter ads to the new size. In his post he mentioned using a template to make them. Would it be possible to share the templates with us? ...
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The background of Area 51 ads is incorrectly sized

Now that the new community ads posts have been made, we need the Area 51 ads to be updated to the new size. Some appear to have the new size, but are not displaying correctly: Screenshots for ...
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When will new Community Promotion Ad questions be appearing in Metas for 2016?

Now that the new sidebar/ad size has been implemented network-wide and SE designers are working diligently on remaking all of the internal ads for sites, I was expecting to see the community promotion ...
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How did a community ad show up in a stackexchange where it was not promoted? [duplicate]

I recently saw the Korean Language and Usage Area51 proposal community ad show up at the new Law stackexchange However the Korean Language proposal was not added as a community ad in the related ...
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When does a site get Community Promotion Ads?

What are the requirements for a site to get Community Promotion Ads? Does it have to explicitly request them somehow or does it have to fullfill any additional constraints apart from graduation? Or is ...
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What size should community ads actually be?

The guidelines in the automated posts say "...must be 220 x 250 pixels", with a maximum file size of 150kB. But apparently enterprising folks have discovered that 440x500 works, for example, this ad ...
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How do we get Community Promotion Ads on beta sites?

All the launched sites get Community Promotion Ads meta posts posted every year by a SE mod. Previously, I thought that beta sites simply weren't allowed them. However, Anime & Manga is still in ...
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Old community promotion ads still showing up

I can reliably reproduce this after several shift+F5s: the old Community Promotion Ads are still showing up (at least on Programmers.SE), from 2014, not the new ones from 2015. Is this just another ...
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No sign of Community Promotion Ads - 2015? [closed]

Previously, in early December, a special post would go out to each of the public Meta sites (*except, perhaps, StackOverflow) asking the community to suggest and vote for Community Promotion Ads for ...
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Minor: Ads Display Page Title/Link

I just visited this page, by clicking 'stats' on the bottom of an ad. I noticed that the 'Return to Question' link is styled like a title. It's styled the same as 'Top Questions' on the home screens ...
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Community Promotion Ads Twitter link

The meta voting threads for community promotion ads 2013 are being rolled out now. All include the site's Twitter feed as a sample ad. And they do so using the depricated hashbang syntax which now ...