Ad Specifications

All-Star Media Group supports all IAB ad formats

Display Ads

In-Banner: All text and graphics stay within ad unit.
Expandable Banner: Ad expands beyond its original size upon user or host initiation.
Pop-under: Ad that appears over or under the page in a separate browser window.

Standard GIF / JPEG and Flash

Ad Placement / Unit  Ad Size Max File Size
GIF / JPEG
Max File Size
Flash
Leaderboard 728 x 90 35K 50K
Rectangle 300 x 250 35K 50K
Skyscraper 120 x 600 35K 50K
Wide Skyscraper 160 x 600 35K 50K
Pop-under 720 x 300 35K 50K

Rich Media – Expandables

Ad Unit Initial
Ad Size
Initial Max
File Size
Final
Ad Size
Final Max
File Size
Panel Expand
Direction
Leaderboard 728 x 90 40K 728 x 270 100K Down
Rectangle 300 x 250 40K 500 x 250 100K Left or Right
Skyscraper 120 x 600 40K 300 x 600 100K Left
Wide Skyscraper 160 x 600 40K 300 x 600 100K Left

Video

Ad Unit Dimensions File Type Max File Size
Streaming Video 640 x 480
(4:3 aspect ratio)
.mov, .avi, .mp4 2 MB
Companion Banner Ad 300 x 250 .gif, .jpeg, .swf GIF/JPEG 20K

Details and Guidelines

Audio

  • Must contain visible stop/play and pause or mute functionality
  • Accompanying audio for video ads should be user-initiated
  • Maximum play time allowed is 30 seconds

Flash

  • 15 second animation
  • Back-up .gif or .jpeg files

Expandable Ads

  • User-initiated expandables should be on mouse over or click and should support a close button and minimize on mouse-off
  • Expandables must have a close button

Rich Media

  • 5 loop max
  • 15 second animation
  • Close button clearly visible

Support for 3rd Party Code

  • Support for most 3rd party ad agency code
  • Standard Tags (IMG/HREF URLs)
  • Must allow publisher click tracking
  • Please note that 3rd party code that uses the ILAYER cannot be served without removing the ILAYER portion

Synced Ads

  • Client must supply all three in page sizes per the specifications listed above. (728×90, 300×250 and 160×600)
  • If the units are going to "interact" with each other, client must time their animations accordingly. All-Star Media Group will ensure that all units begin animation at the same time
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