Related Content: Overview of Configuration Options

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Getting to Your Configuration Options

  1. Login to your Shareaholic account.
  2. Select a Site Profile from the My Sites dropdown menu at the top of the page.
  3. On the 'Apps' page in the 'Engage' section, you'll see a list of all your Related Content app locations. Click on the Settings button next to the app location you'd like to edit.

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Configuration Options

The Related Content Settings window has five categories of configuration: 
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Layout

Contains configuration settings for the overall appearance of the app. In this section you can customize the headline, thumbnail style and number of posts. A preview is also available.

Content Pool

The Content Pool refers to the list of content that are candidates for selection. It is easy to omit specific authors, categories, tags, pages and URL patterns. You can even restrict by the publish date.

Algorithm

This is where you customize the Content Match Algorithm and can control exactly what and how much content metadata is used to compute the match score. There are quite a few possible setting combinations for you to tweak to make the matched results the most relevant for your site visitors!

Monetization

In this section you can configure the amount of Promoted Content and banner ads to include in the Related Content app.

Code

This is where you will find the In-Page HTML (or PHP) code to place on your website.

 

 

 

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