Whether you have implemented our conversion pixel on your site directly or via Google Tag Manager, you can now replace it with our advanced pixel. The revamped pixel will allow you to track multiple actions, and accurately measure your content ROI in the Outbrain dashboard.
With the use of the Outbrain Pixel Tracker, you can test and troubleshoot your conversion pixel implementation. If you find that you are not receiving conversions in your dashboard after the campaign has been live for a few days, make sure to check the Pixel Tracker for any error messages. Below, we have supplied a few common errors that may arise. You can also test the Pixel manually.
Pixel Not Found
This error means that a pixel does not exist on the page. Please review the code on the backend to make sure that it is installed correctly. Review our guide on how to implement your pixel properly.
Multiple Pixels Found
If you have the same pixel on a single page multiple times, this can interfere with the tracking functionality. Check your source code to make sure you have removed any duplications of the same pixel.
Command Not Recognized
When using Event-Based conversions, make sure to keep the command type as ‘track’. If you alter the code to recognize a different command, this error will pop up.
Order Value Without a Currency
If you did not assign a currency to your order value, this error will show. Please review your pixel and add in a currency from our accepted list:
- USD-United States Dollar
- CAD-Canada Dollar
- EUR-Euro Member Countries
- GBP-United Kingdom Pound
- ILS-Israel Shekel
- AUD-Australian Dollar
- MXN-Mexico Peso
- BRL-Brazil Real
- SEK-Sweden Krona
- SGD-Singapore Dollar
- RUB-Russia Ruble
- NZD-New Zealand Dollar
- INR-Indian Rupee
- JPY-Japanese Yen
- PHP-Philippine Peso
- CHF-Swiss Franc
Currency Not Recognized
Please make sure that the currency chosen is one our system can recognize. Review the previous list to get an idea of what our system accepts.
How to test Outbrain’s Pixel manually
Head to the page where the pixel is installed. Right-click and select “Inspect”. Click on the “Network” tab and refresh the page.
Once fully loaded, search for “tr.outbrain”.
In any browser you are using, a 200 status code indicates that your pixel has successfully fired.
Once the pixel has been tested, you can monitor conversions in the “Campaigns” view of your dashboard. A conversion will be logged after a reader clicks your promoted Outbrain content and completes the goal you’ve set.
Still having trouble testing your pixel? Our support team is happy to help with any issues you may be experiencing.