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Traffic Stars Full Integration

The full Voluum and Traffic Stars integration connects the two platforms in the maximum possible scope. It gives you the option to have full control over your Traffic Stars campaign in Voluum and make use of Voluum's vast reporting and optimization options at the same time. The following article describes the scope of the integration, the setup, and how to work with integrated campaigns.


The full API integration gives you the following benefits:

  • Synchronize costs for: campaigns and adspot IDs

  • Check the status of your campaigns.

  • Bid on: campaign and adspot ID level

  • Pause or restore: campaign and adspot ID

  • Create rules.


Before you perform an integration, make sure that you have the following:

  • An active Voluum account

  • An active Traffic Stars account

  • A Traffic Stars API key to authenticate Voluum's request in your traffic source's account. To get the key, follow these steps:

    1. In Traffic Stars, go to your Profile.

    2. Copy the API key to the clipboard.


Now you need at least one campaign running and tracked by Voluum. Once you have everything ready, read the further part of this guide.

I. Setting Up Integration
  1. In Voluum, go to the AUTOMIZER module.

  2. Go to the Traffic sources tab.

  3. Click the Add traffic source button.

  4. Click the Add integration link under the Traffic Stars traffic source.

  5. Provide the API key in the API token text field.

  6. (Optional) provide a name for the integration.

  7. (Optional) Decide if you want to see cost estimations for periods between data synchronization. The estimations are based on the last 24 hours data set. When cost is synchronized, estimated costs will be replaced with actual ones.

  8. (Optional) Decide if you want to have your campaigns automatically matched. If you turn this off, you will have to use Integration Manager to manually match campaigns.

  9. Click the Add integration button.

II. Working With Integrated Campaigns

The integrated campaigns are marked with the integrated_icon.png icon. To make use of the integration, make sure that you have the following columns visible by clicking the columns.png button and ticking the appropriate boxes:

  • Actions

  • Status


Each change you make in Voluum will have an instantaneous effect in Traffic Stars. Find out what you can do with integrated campaigns:

Check the status of integrated campaigns:

You can observe the status of your integrated campaign in the Status column.


Pause or restore an integrated campaign:

You can pause or restore an entire integrated campaign in the Campaigns view, in the Actions column:

  • To pause a running campaign, click the pause.png button.

  • To restore a paused campaign, click the run.png button.


Change bids for an integrated campaign:

You can change bids of the whole campaign in the Campaigns view, in the Bids column. Every bid adjustment is automatically saved.


Change bid for a single custom variable of an integrated campaign:

To change a bid on a single custom variable level, create a specific campaign report and group data by a given custom variable, Then you will be able to change bids in the Bid column.

  • To change a bid on a single custom variable level, click the Default button and provide a bid value. Every bid adjustment is automatically saved.

  • To change your custom bid back to a default one, click the restore_default_bid_buttob.png button.