Ad Formats

Sticky Scroller
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Sticky Scroller

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Sticky Scroller

Ad Description: The Sticky Scroller format is comprised of an in-page banner and a “sticky” panel, and it has 2 templates: Banner and panel with a default size of 500x280. Banner and panel with video with a default size of 500x280. When the user scrolls the page, and the in-page banner goes outside of the view-port, the sticky panel will animate to and stick to the pre-defined position on the page - set by use of custom variables. Once in the sticky state the panel will remain in position until the user scrolls the in-page banner back in view, which will position the sticky panel back to its original position - atop the in-page banner. Users can close the sticky panel on close button and it will no longer go into the sticky position when scrolling the banner out of view, remaining on it's original in-page position. If the video template is used, and the video is playing on the page, it will pause when scrolled out of view and resume playing again when scrolled back into view. The Sticky Scroller supports both Adaptive and Responsive behaviors and can be customized to suite a number of different setting to suite different advertiser needs and publisher requirements.

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Page Peel

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Page Peel

Ad Description: The Page Peel is a HTML5 format that allows a user to peel publisher content away and expose a full screen ad underneath the page’s site. An eye-catching peel animation is shown as the user clicks on or drags the corner peel to show ad content (with mouse on desktop or finger on touch screen). By default, the HTML5 Page Peel format will display the peel tab in the lower left corner, but the peel can be customized to be shown in any of the four corners.

Adhesion
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Adhesion

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Adhesion

Ad Description: The HTML5 Adhesion is an ad format that continually adheres to the bottom of the display while the user scrolls through the page.

Immersive Skin
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Immersive Skin

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Immersive Skin

Ad Description: The HTML5 Immersive Skin format is a full width expandable header with skins that appear around page content and a wallpaper skin that appear behind the page content full page. Header and skins are responsive to adapt different screen size. Header height can be configured to resize height at different viewport breakpoints.

HTML5 Responsive Full Screen

Responsive Full Screen

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Responsive Full Screen

Ad Description: The HTML5 Responsive Full Screen is a format that expands to reveal a full screen, responsive environment for hosting image and video galleries as well as brand messaging. It is a one tag solution designed to fit within any screen or any device across desktop, tablet and mobile browsers. The format will resize itself based on available space and provide the best experience even as the browser resizes or as a user rotates their mobile device from portrait to landscape mode. There are five base templates for this format and they are 300x250 expandable non-video, 300x250 expandable video(no-crop), 300x250 expandable video (cropped), 300x250 expandable video/image and 1x1 Interstitial non-video.

HTML5 Responsive Rich Media Banner
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HTML5 Responsive Rich Media Banner

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HTML5 Responsive Rich Media Banner

Ad Description: The HTML5 Responsive Rich Media Banner is a rich banner that is able to resize responsively or adaptively to fill the available space. There are multiple templates available, demonstrating multiple ways to create designs that can adapt to a variety of dimensions. The format also supports using one fixed size for ad placements that do not change size.

HTML5 Responsive Billboard
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HTML5 Responsive Billboard

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HTML5 Responsive Billboard

Ad Description: The HTML5 Responsive Billboard format can be used for creating a responsive billboard effect on a publisher’s page. This format has two different states: the expanded or banner state (Billboard) and the collapsed/unexpanded state (Leave Behind). The billboard can adjust to different breakpoints, either animating responsively between breakpoints as the ad is resized, or snapping between breakpoints without a transitional animation (using the mdSnapPointAnimation variable).

Responsive Expandable
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Responsive Expandable

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Responsive Expandable

Ad Description: The Responsive Expandable is an expandable format that is able to resize responsively or adaptively to fill the available space. Different rules for responsive behavior can be separately customized for the banner and the panels. The format also supports using fixed sizes for ad placements that do not change size. For example, you can now set the banner to responsive to the advertiser container so that the unit resizes as the advertiser div resizes, or you can even appear full width and fixed height in the browser for a hero-style banner. The panel has many customizations available, such as adaptive scaling, matching the banner for dimensions as you resize, or scaling by aspect ratio. You can also turn the expanded panel into a fullscreen unit for the width and height, by customizing it to expand to those dimensions.

Vertical Videostitial
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Vertical Videostitial

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Vertical Videostitial

Ad Description: The Vertical Videostitial is a video format that expands to reveal a full screen, responsive video ad. In the expansion panel, there is no content besides the video and a close button. Expectations are that the format will always be shown in full screen mode, but there are options for cropping the video and surrounding it with a black mask. The format is intended for videos that have been shot vertically so that it looks great on phones while held in portrait mode. Portions of the video may be trimmed so that you are always presented with a full screen video across mobile devices and browsers of varying sizes and aspect ratios. However, this format is not restricted to only vertically shot video. Based on the dimensions of the video and customizations supplied to the ad, videos may be set up to look great in both portrait and landscape modes across desktop, tablet and mobile browsers as well as in mobile apps.

Billboard
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Billboard

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Billboard

Ad Description: The Billboard is a top-performing IAB Rising Star format that appears initially as a 970x250 banner and contains a prominent “close ad” button in the top right corner. If a user clicks the button, the ad will collapse into a tiny banner in the top right corner, and the publisher page content will shift up to fill in the space. This format includes images, videos, user actions and click-through buttons, but it can be customized with interactive features ranging from games to face recognition. Some publishers permit a companion banner or a drag feature that can reveal additional content.

Pushdown
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Pushdown

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Pushdown

Ad Description:

Note: For the HTML5 Versions of this format, you must select "HTML5 Pushdown Banner" format on the platform when using the Single Expandable version of Pushdown and you must select "HTML5 Pushdown" format on the platform when using the Expandable Banner version. You MUST be careful not to mix up these two formats when setting up your HTML5 ads.


The Pushdown format pushes site content down as the ad expands, allowing the user to still see site content after expansion. The ad loads in the collapsed state, then the ad can either be expanded or clicked through to another site by tapping the buttons. From the expanded state, the user may either click the UserAction button or close the ad and return to the collapsed state. Clicking the UserAction button sends a custom interaction and is tracked in reports. Some Pushdown templates contain a video player, which is set up to track video interactions.

Pandora Responsive Banner

Pandora Responsive Banner

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Pandora Responsive Banner

Ad Description: The Pandora Responsive Banner is a responsive format that dynamically chooses the ad’s banner size based on the available space within the Pandora app. Pandora supplies a square “L1” ad container that will be different sizes on different phones/tablets based not only on the device but the orientation of the device. The Pandora Responsive Banner will fill the “L1” ad container, but if a clickthrough is performed, the URL is opened up in the larger “L2” ad container space.

Cascade

Cascade

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Cascade

Ad Description: The Cascade format is initially 940x230 in size and allows for multiple panels of rich content. Up and down arrows allow the user to scroll through the available panels and display a cascade-like animation during navigation. Clicking the more button on any panel expands the unit to display the next panel in the series using a unique 3D flipbook-like animation (more button only displays if there is room in the viewport for expansion). The Cascade is a great way to present videos, image galleries, product carousels, social features, and more - then let the user decide which interests them the most.

Out-stream Pushdown
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Out-stream Pushdown

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Out-stream Pushdown

Ad Description: The Out-stream Pushdown is a format that positions video advertisement content within the page content. This format launches when in view on the screen, activating only when readers scroll past them. Plays video when Ad is 50% visible in viewport area. Pause video once user scrolls the page and Ad goes out of viewport area. This format contains 1x1 and 400x40 templates.

HTML5 VPAID Responsive Template

HTML5 VPAID Responsive

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HTML5 VPAID Responsive

Ad Description: The HTML5 VPAID Responsive Template is designed to simplify to help you build interactive video experiences in an omni-screen world. HTML5 VPAID can be run across and a large variety of screen sizes – from full-screen desktop, to inline video within a mobile device. It’s important to make sure that the integrity of the interactive experience is preserved across a variety of screen sizes. The HTML5 VPAID Responsive Template provides the necessary elements that allow you to manage and control responsive behavior of individual assets and overlays within your interactive video ad with ease.