Banner (Interaction Type)

Please note that the preferred way to create banner interactions is the Content interaction type. The documentation below is for reference purposes only.

 

A Banner allows you to display an image or Flash animation as a banner on a web-based channel. Banners are an excellent means of attracting visitors from one channel to another. To create a Banner, follow the steps below. You can only create an interaction/variant for empty dialogues and dialogues for which you have rights, that is, that belongs to a domain to which your user account belongs.

 

The following is an example of a Banner:

Banner Configuration

Follow the steps below to configure the What tab for a Banner.

  1. If the banner will display an image, click [Browse] next to "Image", browse to the location of the image file, select it and click [Open]. If you specify both an image and a Flash animation (below), the image will be overridden by the Flash. If you specify both an image and a Flash animation (below), the image will be shown if the visitor does not have a Flash Player.
  2. If the banner will display a Flash animation, click [Browse] next to "Flash", browse to the location of the Flash file, select it and click [Open]. If you specify both an image (above) and a Flash animation, the Flash animation will override the image. If you specify both an image (above) and a Flash animation, the image will be displayed if the visitor does not have a Flash Player.
  3. If the Banner leads to a redirect to a URL if the user clicks the image or Flash animation, enter the address in the "Target URL" text box.
  4. (Optional) Enter the title of the Banner.
  5. (Optional) Enter the width in pixels to use to display the image or Flash. If you do not specify a width, the original width is used.
  6. (Optional) Enter the length in pixels to use to display the image or Flash. If you do not specify a length, the original length is used.
  7. Click [Save].
  8. Click the [Next] button or click the [Where] tab to proceed.