Popular in the Community

By recommending the most trending, engaging articles from around your site, Popular in the Community helps to promote and monetize your most popular content:

  • Promoting your content by showcasing user-generated content
  • Featuring a monetization component that generates shared revenue

Popular in the Community


Popular in the Community requires the following:

  • Popular in the Community must be enabled by your OpenWeb PSM
  • Minimum of 10 articles with a Conversation embedded
  • Defined og:title for each article
  • Defined og:image with a fully-qualified URL for each article
  • Defined og:url

Implementation Options

You can add Popular in the Community to a page using either the Standard or Custom Location method.


You can also add Popular in the Community and a Conversation to an AMP page.


After your OpenWeb PSM has enabled Popular in the Community for your account, Popular in the Community appears horizontally above each Conversation.

When embedding Popular in the Community on a page without other OpenWeb products, add the launcher code.

Custom Location

When using this implementation method, you can choose the location in which Popular in the Community appears on a page.

To customize the location of Popular in the Community, use the following steps:

  1. Add the Popular in the Community positioning <div> in the desired page location.

    The following table lists the different approaches for aligning Popular in the Community with the layout of your page.
Horizontal<div data-spotim-module="pitc"></div>
Vertical<div data-spotim-module="pitc" data-vertical-view="true"></div>
Double-deckerContact your OpenWeb PSM for more information about this orientation.

  1. (Optional) Define the data-categories attribute to filter the categories of user-generated content to recommend.
<div data-spotim-module="pitc" data-categories="ARTICLE_TOPIC1,ARTICLE_TOPIC2">


You can add multiple categories by separating each category with a comma.

Be sure the categories you define in the data-categories attribute match the values included in the data-article-tags Launcher code attribute.

  1. When embedding Popular in the Community on a page without other OpenWeb products, add the launcher code.

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