First, make sure you are logged into the Creative Automation platform at ca.vidmob.com.

'New Form' is ideal for small quantities. With this method, the variables will be filled manually on the Data Feed screen.

'Uploading a Spreadsheet' is ideal for large amounts of unfolding. You can download an example file of the chosen template and fill in several lines at once using the functions of a spreadsheet editor.


NEW FORM

You need to be logged in to the Creative Automation Platform and access 'Creative Automation', via the side menu on the left side of your browser, or by clicking 'Create Files' in the Dashboard.

With the template on the platform selected, you must choose the option to generate creatives by 'New Form'.

By New form

Step 1: Fill out the Form

Fill out all the fields available, according to your objectives and according to the installation of the template. After filling in the Data Feed, click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner.

Each row is a creative that will be generated and each column represents a variable. If you want to add or delete a line just click on the plus or minus button.

Step 2: Select the best extensions for you

On the next screen, you will need to indicate which formats you want. You can choose more than one format and the platform will generate all the files at the same time.

IMAGE EXTENSIONS

VIDEO EXTENSIONS

Then click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner of the browser.

Step 3: Select the destination of the files

In the final step, indicate the folder your creatives should be in after unfolding and click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner.

You will be directed to this page, where you can follow the progress bar.

After processing is completed click on the 'Go to my files' button and you will be directed to the folder of your new files.


UPLOAD SPREADSHEET

You need to be logged in to the Creative Automation Platform and access 'Creative Automation', via the side menu on the left side of your browser, or by clicking 'Create Files' in the Dashboard.

With the template on the platform selected, choose the option to generate creatives by 'Upload Spreadsheet'.

By Upload Spreadsheet

Step 1: Download your Template Spreadsheet

First, you must download the spreadsheet pertaining to the template you selected. To do this, click 'download a sample file' in the lower right corner of the box.

Step 2: Fill in the variable columns

After downloading the spreadsheet, open it in a spreadsheet software. Fill in all relevant information in the columns and rows then save it in CSV format. We recommend using the comma "," as a delimiter.

Pro Tip - We recommend using Google Sheets to complete this step.

Step 3: Upload the spreadsheet to the platform

  • Back in the platform, select the sheet for your template

  • Answer the question "Your file has a header row?" with 'Yes'

  • Choose your delimiter (Comma "," , Semicolon ";" , Tab " ")

  • Click on the Next button in the lower right corner of your browser

Step 4: Variables Configuration

The next step is to validate the spreadsheet. All the variables need to match with the names that are in the columns of the spreadsheet. Once confirmed, click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner of the browser.

Step 5: Select the best extensions for you

With the spreadsheet validated by the platform, you will need to indicate which formats you want. If you want you can choose more than one format and the platform will generate all the files at the same time.

IMAGE EXTENSIONS

VIDEO EXTENSIONS

Then click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner of the browser.

Step 6: Select the destination of the files

In the final step, indicate the folder your creatives should be in after uploading and click on the 'Next' button in the lower right corner.

You will be directed to this page, where you can follow the progress bar.

After processing is completed click on the 'Go to my files' button and you will be directed to the folder of your new files.

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