With PreviewURLs you can see exactly how your ad looks on its native platform, whether it’s a static image, a video, or a carousel, in real-time!
There are two ways to view a creative’s Preview:
By clicking on the image through the Ad Details section in creative insights
By building the URL
Building the PreviewURL string:
You’ll need to know only three pieces of information to build your URL:
Client Id: Found after
/project/in the URL if you navigate to the
2. Vendor: Currently, Creative Insights supports both
3. Image id: This will be the
ad_id for Meta’s ads, and
creative_id for CM360’s ads.
Once you have these 3 strings, you can build your PreviewURL as follows:
Paste in your browser’s search bar and get a live preview of your creative!
** Note (Meta only): Replacing
image will show you the screenshot Creative Insights stores in the database, as opposed to the dynamic, interactive view that
preview will return **
Clicking through Ad Details:
In Alli Creative Insights, clicking on any creative will lead you to that creative’s Ad Details page.
2. Once in there, simply click on the image again. A new tab will open with the preview of your ad!