Yahoo Integration Guide

Before you start Yahoo network supports Rewarded videos, Interstitial and Banner ads.

The supported banner sizes are: Banner, MREC and Leaderboards. You can use “Smart” banner size, to support both Banner and Leaderboards.

Step 1. Create a Yahoo ssp account

  1. To create an account with Yahoo Network, reach out to Yahoo adtech team
  2. Once your account has been verified, login to your partner account here.

Step 2. Create an application in Yahoo Network

Follow these steps to create your Yahoo application:

  1. In your Yahoo account go to main dashboard
  2. Hit the plus button

  3. Fill all configurations and save applications
  4. Create new placement
  5. Get all essentials credentials:
    1. Organization Id:

    1. Client Id: contact your Yahoo account manager or reach out to pubsuccess@verizonmedia.com.
    2. Client Secret: contact your Yahoo account manager or reach out to pubsuccess@verizonmedia.com.

Step 3. Activate Yahoo Network

Inside the ironSource platform, access the SDK Networks setup to configure Yahoo parameters into your ironSource account.

  1. Once you have the credentials mention above, log in to your ironSource account and go to Monetize ➣ Setup SDK Networks
  2. Select Yahoo from the table of Available Networks and click on the Activate button.  Insert all credentials .Then click Save.

  1. Select Yahoo from the list of ad networks and click Setup.

  1. Enter your yahoo Site ID and Placment ID. Set the status to Active and click Save.

You’ll see yahoo listed as Active for Mediation on your Setup dashboard.

Step 4. Add the Yahoo adapter to your build

Unity Integration Manager (Recommended)

Once you’ve completed SDK integration, you can download Yahoo Adapter, using the Unity Integration Manager.

In your Unity Development platform, go to ironSource > Integration Manager

If you already have the latest version of the adapters, the action button will be changed to “Updated”, and will be disabled.

Android (Manual Resolve)
To apply your changes, make sure you use the “Resolve” process. This will download all relevant artifacts, according to your choices. For detailed information see instructions here

For Proguard Users Only

If you are using ProGuard with the Yahoo adapter, you must add the following code to your ProGuard file:

-keepclassmembers class com.verizon.ads** {
public *;
}
-keep class com.verizon.ads**

Manual Integration

    1. Download Yahoo XML file from here
    2. Add the file to ‘Assets > ironSource > Editor’

    Android (Manual Resolve)

    To apply your changes, make sure you use the “Resolve” process. This will download all relevant artifacts, according to your choices. For detailed information see instructions here.

    Manual Download

      Android Integration 

      1. Download Yahoo latest Android Adapter and SDK files.
      2. Copy the .AAR files into /Assets/Plugins/Android in your Unity Project
      3. If you are using .JAR integration, instead of .AAR, make sure to update your Manifest.xml as described in Yahoo Android Documentation 

      iOS Integration 

      1. Download Yahoo latest iOS Adapter and SDK files.
      2. Unzip the files and add both XCframework files into /Assets/Plugins/iOS in your Unity Project
      3. Our Unity Plugin adds the necessary XCframeworks automatically to your Xcode project.

      Step 5. Update SKAdNetworkItems  for iOS

      Make sure to define Yahoo SKAdNetworkItems to your Info.plist, by using this code:

      <key>SKAdNetworkItems</key>
      <array>
      <dict>
      <key>SKAdNetworkIdentifier</key>
      <string>e5fvkxwrpn.skadnetwork</string>
      </dict>
      </array>

      In addition, you will also need to add your app’s App Store ID in VerizonAdsSourceAppId key, by using this code:

      <key>VerizonAdsSourceAppId</key>
      <string>Replace_this_with_your_App's_App_Store_ID</string> 
      

      You can see Yahoo full SKAdNetworks here.

      Step 6. Additional Steps

      Child-directed setting – COPPA

      Use the following syntax, to update COPPA with the parameter “True”:

       IronSource.Agent.setMetaData("Yahoo_COPPA","true");

      Use the following syntax, to update COPPA with the parameter “False”:

       IronSource.Agent.setMetaData("Yahoo_COPPA","false");

      Use the following syntax, to set GDPR Consent, according to TCF2.0.

       IronSource.Agent.setMetaData("Yahoo_GdprConsent",<"GDPR_CONSENT">);

      Learn more about GDPR Transparency and Consent Framework.

      CCPA

      ironSource’s mediation platform lets publishers communicate CCPA using “do-not-sell” flag.

      IronSource.Agent.setMetaData("do-not-sell","true");

      Done!

      You are now all set to deliver Yahoo within your application!


      What’s Next?
      To leverage additional ad networks through ironSource Mediation, integrate the adapters and follow our integration guides.