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AD Specifications

DELIVER CREATIVE RICH MEDIA ADS WITH EASE

Banners

Leaderboard Medium Rectangle Skyscraper Half Page Ad
Initial Dimensions 728x90 300x250 160x600 300x600
Max Expanded Dimensions 728x300 (down) 500x300 (left/right) 600x600 (left/right) 600x600 (left/right)
Max initial File Load Size 50 KB 50 KB 50 KB 100 KB
Total File Load Size 500 KB 500 KB 500 KB 1 MB
Audio Initiation User Initiated by click or roll over. Audio must end before or simultaneously with the ad.
Max Video & Animation Frame Rate: 24 fps
Content types JPG, PNG, GIF, SWF, iFrame * please see Click modifications below
Maximum Animation Length: 15 to 30secs
Max Percentage of CPU Usage: 30%
Flash "wmode" Transparent
Minimum Required Controls: close button on expanded pushdown, initiated by click. Uninitiated expanded panel closes automatically and collapsed ad provides expand button that can be initiated with a click
Z-Index Range: < 5000 - 1,999,999 Note: Make sure the z-index of the Slider Bar is higher than those of the page and the Ad Content
Animation/Looping Permitted. Unlimited looping within 15 seconds
Third Party Served? Optionally
Submission Lead Time? Min 3 days
 

Flex

Overlay Pushdown + Pencil + Wallpaper
Preview Open Overlay Open Pushdown Open Pencil Open Overlay + Wallpaper
Open Pushdown + Wallpaper
Unit Dimensions Full Page Up to 970x250 Up to 970x90 Overlay or Pushdown Dimensions
Content Dimensions 756x260 or 800x480 Up to 970x250 Up to 970x90 + Background Wallpaper (1x up to 640x900 or 2x up to 320x900)
Max Initial File Load Size 300 KB
Total File Load Size 5 MB
Audio Initiation User Initiated
Content Types JPG, PNG, GIF, SWF, Iframe, HTML5
Video Formats FLV, MP4 (h.264 codec)
Flash "wmode" Transparent
Max Looping Permitted. Unlimited looping within 15 seconds
Third Party Served? Optionally, content only
Background Wallpaper Optional, see + Wallpaper specs 1x up to 640x900 for left-aligned sites, 2x up to 320x900 for centered sites
Creative Types Video + Companion, Video + Wrapper Video + Companion, Video + Wrapper, Full Video Wrapper Only See Overlay and Pushdown specs
Video + Companion Size 400x250 video + 300x250 companion
Video + Wrapper Size Flexible, up to Content Dimensions
Minimize to Pencil? Yes Yes, optionally minimize to 970x50 or 970x90 No Overlay: n/a
Pushdown: Yes, optionally minimize to 970x50 or 970x90
Minimum Required Controls: close button on expanded pushdown, initiated by click. Uninitiated expanded panel closes automatically and collapsed ad provides expand button that can be initiated with a click
Video must include: Play, Pause, Mute (volume control to zero (0) output may be included instead of or in addition to Mute control) Other controls dependent on modules used. See style guide for control details, styles and specifications - See more at: http://www.iab.net/guidelines/508676/508767/displayguidelines#rmau
Z-Index Range: < 5000 - 1,999,999 Note: Make sure the z-index of the Slider Bar is higher than those of the page and the Ad Content
Submission Lead Time? Min 7 days
 

Flex Mobile

Adhesion Banner Full Page Flex
Preview Open Mobile Adhesion Open Mobile Full Page
Unit Dimensions 320x50 (mobile), 728x90 (tablets) Full Page
Content Dimensions n/a 600x600, 480x480, 320x320, or 300x250 - unit may be stretched or shrunken depending on screen resolutions
Max Initial File Load Size 100 KB 30 KB
Total File Load Size 5 MB
Audio Initiation User Initiated
Content Types JPG, PNG, GIF, HTML5 Video (Android in-page or iOS click-to-play)
Video Formats MP4 (h.264 codec)
Max Looping 1 minute
Third Party Served? No
Creative Types Banner, HTML5 Video (click-to-play) Banner, HTML5 Video (Android in-page or iOS click-to-play)
Submission Lead Time? Min 7 days
 

Email Takeover

Background Image Banner
Preview Coming Soon Coming Soon
Unit Dimensions 812x449 496x61
Viewable zone on mobile 540x122 496x61
Max File Size 100 KB 50 KB
Supported File Types JPG, GIF, PNG
Third Party Impression & Click Tracking Yes
Submission Lead Time? 48 hours
 

Contextual

Icon Size 40x40
Text Length 40 characters
Max File Size 5 KB
 

Z-Index Guidelines

Z-Index Range Content Type Details
<0 Background Elements None
0 - 4,999 Main Content, Standard Ads Standard ad tags in place with regular content. Includes OBA Self Regulation Message (CLEAR Ad Notice)
5,000 - 1,999,999 Expanding Advertising The entire expandable ad unit should be set within this range
2,000,000 - 2,999,999 Floating Advertising Over The Page ads (OTP's)
3,000,000 - 3,999,999 Pop-up Elements Chat windows, message notifications
4,000,000 - 4,999,999 Non-anchored Floating Elements Survey recruitment panels
5,000,000 - 5,999,999 Expanding Site Navigation Elements Drop down navigation, site warnings, etc. Only the expanding portion of navigation elements should be included on this level.
6,000,000+ Full-page Overlays Full-window Over-the-Page (OTP) ads and Between-the-Page ads IF they cover page content

Note: ad designers should consult each publisher individually for their specific Z-index guidelines