Audience Extension

Submitting Creative Materials

Materials Due Date: Creative is due on the 15th of the month prior to going live (ex: if the ad starts on March 1st, creative is due by February 15th).
STANDARD DISPLAY

A basic image or animated ad that appears above, below, or alongside the page content.

Noted:

  • Auto-Initiated Audio or Video Play will not be accepted
  • All rich media must be in-banner, no expandable banners  will be accepted


Ad Size


Desktop:

  • 300×250
  • 728×90
  • 160×600
  • 300×600

Mobile:

  • 300×250
  • 728×90
  • 320×50
  • 300×50
  • 320×480
  • 768×1024


Formats


Image & Click URL (PNG, JPG, GIF) 

Javascript/HTMLtags

  • Javascript tags must accept third party click macros vendors.


Initial Load Size


40KB or less

Larger files are accepted but significantly reduce available inventory  influencing scalability

 

HTML5

A rich media ad that incorporates features such as video & audio appearing  above, below, or alongside the main page content.

Noted:

  • Auto-Initiated Audio or Video Play will not be accepted
  • All rich media must be in-banner, no expandable banners  will be accepted
  • Do not hardcode landing page URLs for your creative  This will be set by adaptive when the assets are uploaded.

Submitting Creative Materials​

All HTML5 creatives must reference the clickTag parameter in the URL of the creative when it is served in order to properly track clicks and open the landing page provided when assets are uploaded and clicked. Creative designers can either use your own code to ensure the reference is present,  or use helper code provided in the AppNexus HTML5 library. Please reach out to AdDaptive if you would like documentation guides provided by Appnexus.


Ad Size


Desktop:

  • 300×250
  • 728×90
  • 160×600
  • 300×600
  • 120×600
  • 970×90

Mobile:

  • 300×250
  • 728×90
  • 320×50
  • 300×50


Initial Load Size


No Limit

Google Max Limit: 150KB 


HTML Requirements

HTML5 ads must include:

  • <!DOCTYPE html> declaration
  • <html> tag
  • <body> tag
  • Ad format size meta tag within the <head> tag.

For example: <meta name=”ad.size” content=”width=300,height=250″>


Upload Requirements


All code and assets must be referenced using a relative path to resources included in the .ZIP file. UTF-8 must be used for non-ASCII characters

When uploading a .zip folder, the maximum number of files included is 40

UTF-8 must be used for non-ASCII characters

NATIVE

 

A textual ad that appears within the content of the page following the format of the environment in which it is placed.

Noted:

Please be sure that images do not contain words, text overlays, call to action buttons, or other items that have the potential to throw off the dynamic auto-cropping that occurs on some widgets when the assets are uploaded.


Title

 
The title is where the main storyline gets told and should be as detailed as possible to  help engage the user.

Note: This will not be displayed on all native inventory.

Max: 25 characters

 


Image

The main thumbnail in the placement.

1200 x 627 px
Aspect Ratio:
1.91:1
Max file size:
200 KB

Include name of asset assigned to creative. This can be a JPG, GIF, or PNG file

Note: Thumbnail size will vary by placement.


Icon


The logo to be displayed near the title.

300 x 300 px

Aspect Ratio: 1:1 required

This can be a JPG, GIF, or PNG file.

Include name of asset assigned to creative.


Landing Page


The URL the user will be taken to when they click on the creative.


Sponsored By


The brand name that the user should associate with the creative.

Max: 25 characters


Call to Action Text


Enter the text that exhorts the user to convert by installing the app, signing up for the mailing list, etc.

Max: 15 characters


Full Body Text


The longer version of your ad’s description – some publishers can display longer text in their native placements.

Recommendation: under 140 characters


Optional Fields


Rating:
Enter the promoted mobile app’s rating inits app store on a scale of 1 to 5.

Click Fallback URL:
Enter the URL that the user will be redirected to if they don’t have your mobile app installed.

VIDEO

A video that is delivered inside a banner placement rather than inside a video player.


Ad Size

Dimensions:

  • 640×360
  • 480×360 


3rd Party Served


VAST tag that includes these formats: MP4, FLV and WEBM 


Hosted


Format: MOV or MP4

Video Length: 15 or 30 seconds

Size: 100 MB
Larger files are accepted but significantly reduce available inventory influencing scalability

Bit Rate: 1 MB

Frame Rate: 24-25 or 29-30 FPS

Aspect Ratio: Native aspect without letterboxing (4:3, 16:9)

Audio Codec: MP3 or AAC

Click-through: URL or redirect for video

PREROLL

A video that is delivered through inventory that hosts video creatives playing before, within, or after the user-selected video of choice.


Ad Size

Dimensions:

  • 400 x 300 or larger (video player size)

Actual player size varies in live environment 


Requirements


Formats: MP4 or FLV or WebM

VideoLength: 30 Seconds Max

Size: 100 MB
Larger files are accepted but significantly reduce available inventory influencing scalability

Bit Rate: 1-2 MB

Video Aspect Ratio: Recommended 16:9; Accepted 4:3

Frame Rate: 24-25 or 29-30 FPS

3rd Party Served: VAST 2.0 and 3.0/VPAID

Tracking Pixel: Impression, click redirect, and event

Tags: Standard tags preferred; 3rd Party Tracking Accepted

Click Through: URL or Redirect Tag

URL Character Limit: 2048 Characters