Professor Prebid is an open source Chrome extension to allow easy debugging and troubleshooting on publisher websites using Prebid.js.
Simply visit the dedicated Chrome Store link and click on
Add to Chrome. Don’t forget to pin it so you can have one-click access.
Alternatively, if you want to compile it yourself and run locally, please clone Github’s repository and follow the instructions.
Professor Prebid will automatically detect if the page has one or more Prebid instances. It Prebid is found, the extension’s icon will display a badge like:
Click on the icon to start interaction.
This is the default view and allows you to quickly check all the adunit codes available to Prebid, along with the associated media types and bidders.
Each bidder entry is clickable, showing the associated input and bid response. You can easily copy a specific part of the JSON to the clipboard.
Finally, you can also spot who is the winning bidder and whether its ad was rendered.
This screen allows you to verify and compare all the bids placed via Prebid.js and their metadata including:
This view shows you the auction’s main milestones:
Professor Prebid renders different timeline views using the auction id as key. This can happen if the publisher has an auto-refresh or manages each adunit independently.
You will find here the main modules and their configuration:
This view displays the configuration and the outcome of the different id providers found on page.
This tab provides advanced troubleshooting tools:
Here’s an example of an overlay:
Please open an GitHub issue on https://github.com/prebid/professor-prebid/issues.
Please submit a GitHub issue on https://github.com/prebid/professor-prebid/issues providing as much details as possible: