Website Ad Specifications

Web Ad Specs

Examples of advertisement options for Questex are below, along with specifications. For questions, please contact traffic@questex.com.

Submitting Creative Materials

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

When submitting creative, please send the following items:

  • Image or Animated Image
  • Redirect URL

 

SUPER LEADERBOARD & MOBILE LEADERBOARD

Dimensions: 970px × 90px
Mobile Dimensions: 320px × 50px
File Formats: .gif, .jpg, 3rd party tags
Max Length: 10 sec. maximum 
File Size: 40K 
Max Loops: 3
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Example:

 

MEDIUM RECTANGLE

Dimensions: 300px × 250px
File Formats: .gif, .jpg, 3rd party tags
Max Length: 10 sec. 
Max File Size: 40K
Max Loops: 3
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Example:

 

HALF PAGE

Dimensions: 300px × 600px
File Formats: .gif, .jpg, 3rd party tags
Max Length: 10 sec. 
Max File Size: 40K
Max Loops: 3
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*Video option available. See Half Page Video With Video below.

Example:

 

HALF PAGE WITH VIDEO

For building a 300px × 600px Half Page with video embedded

Creative Needed:

  • Company Logo
  • Mock-up of design plan for the 300px × 600px space.
    • The video will take up about 300px × 225px. The rest of the space is free to use.
    • We recommend minimal copy in the free space.
    • The ad can be replicated by our team exactly if client sends Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator file.
    • The flat file: We can re-create to the best of our ability. No guarantee.
  • Any images or designs in the mock-up file should be sent over for recreation.
  • Video should be on YouTube, Vimeo, or a direct link should be provided for the Questex team to download the file.

Example:

Half Page With Video Ad Example  

 

ROLLER - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

The Roller surrounds a desktop user with a panoramic viewing experience before page content. It captivates the undivided attention of viewers and turns the entire screen into an experience. Roller allow users to continue scrolling down the page content at any time.

Image Specs:

  • 1 Desktop Foreground Image: 800px* × 1080px
    • *Recommended width is 800px to accommodate most user screen sizes. Larger creative is permitted, but risks being cut off on some screen sizes.
  • 1 Alternative Foreground Image: 480px × 600px
    • Same creative as the Desktop Foreground Image, but resized to fit smaller screen.
  • 1 Background Image: 1920px × 1080px
  • File Formats: .jpg, .png, .gif, HTML5
  • Max File Size: 10MB. Recommended 5MB or less.

Example:

Demo Link: https://ads.spotible.com/creative/kvNS/simulation/?trace=false&remote=https://www.fiercewireless.com/

 

GRAVITY - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

The Gravity unit surrounds a desktop user with a panoramic, IMAX-level, video viewing experience before page content. It captivates the undivided attention of viewers and turns the entire screen into an experience. Gravity videos can be displayed at any length, typically up to 15 seconds, with an option to allow users to continue scrolling down the page content at any time.

Video Types:

  • 360 Video (MOV, MP4, 3gp, F4V, FLV, YouTube)
    • Dimensions: Must be in equirectangular format (panoramic)
    • Maximum Video Length: Variable (recommended 15 to 30 Seconds). Our player currently supports standard VAST tags.
  • SD/HD Video (MOV, MP4, 3gp, F4V, FLV, YouTube)
    • Dimensions: Variable and fully customizable (recommended 640px × 480px). Panel Aspect Ratio: 4:3 or 16:9.
    • Maximum Video Length: Variable (recommended 15 to 30 Seconds). Our player currently supports standard VAST tags.
  • Button Image (optional): We recommend a clear CTA within the video itself, but if needed, we can overlay with a "button image" at the bottom of the video.
    • Dimensions: Recommended 480px × 120px
  • Max File Size: 10MB. Recommended 5MB or less.

Example:

Demo Link: http://bit.ly/2EGsIQ

 

HOVER - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

The Hover is a technique that allows the video inside the video player to move at varying speeds when a user scrolls. Hover ad unit enhances user experience through enhanced visual interactivity. If used well, focal unit can create some visually stunning ads that users enjoy browsing on desktop and mobile.

Choose either an image or video. *There is frequency capping.

Image Specs

Dimensions: Max 880px × 495px
File Formats: .jpg, .png, .gif, HTML5
Max Image File Size: 10MB. Recommended 5MB or less.


Video  Specs

Dimensions: Variable and fully customizable (should not exceed the browser size)
Panel Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (horizontal)
Media Types: FLV, MOV, mp4, 3gp, f4v, H264 (or any type flash player supports - using H.264 Video codec)
Max Video File Size: 10MB. Suggested up to 5MB.
Max Video Length: Variable (recommended 15 - 30 seconds)
Max File Size: 10MB. Suggested up to 100KB.

Examples:

Home Page: http://bit.ly/2EIRgs3

Article Page : http://bit.ly/2ErfrLC

 

 

INTEGRATED WALLPAPER - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

There are two types of Integrated Wallpapers for you to choose from: Integrated Wallpaper with Sign-Up Form OR Integrated Wallpaper with Video.

 

Integrated Wallpaper with Sign-Up Form

This ad unit includes a full-page background image with half-screen creative or form that displays upon page load then pauses or fades behind content as useer scrolls down page.

  • Image:
    • Full page graphic: 1600px × 800px (can be a static image or HTML5 canvas)
    • Overlay graphics: 196px × 205px (can be HTML, a static image, or HTML5 canvas)
    • File Formats: .jpg, .png, .gif
  • Sign-Up Form:
    • To input your custom sign-up form, swap and adjust the HTML content on the layer named "video."
    • Size: 454px × 409px
    • File Format: HTML

*This ad format contains layers that are pertinent to the ads correct functionality. Unless specified here, we advise you to not tamper with layers containing custom Java Script or change the names of layers.

Example:

Demo Link: http://clipcentric.com/user-7/adPreview.phtml?uk=ZjU_Hsfc9979

 

Integrated Wallpaper with Video

This ad unit includes a full-page background image with half-screen creative or video that displays upon page load then pauses or fades behind content as useer scrolls down page.

  • Image:
    • Full page graphic: 1600px × 800px (can be a static image or HTML5 canvas)
    • Overlay graphics: No specific size required. Recommended max width: 800px (can be a static image or HTML5 canvas)
    • File Formats: .jpg, .png, .gif
  • Video:
    • 1:1 or 16:9 ratio
    • Max Width: 1920px × 1080px
    • Min Width: 300px × 250px, 480px × 270px
    • Video Format: MP4, MOV

*This ad format contains layers that are pertinent to the ads correct functionality. Unless specified here, we advise you to not tamper with layers containing custom Java Script or change the names of layers.

Example:

Demo Link: http://clipcentric.com/user-7/adPreview.phtml?uk=9iVJE4YJ8f6b

 

WALLPAPER - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

Dimensions: 1600px × 1000px 
File Formats: .gif, .jpg, 3rd party tags 
Max Length: n/a 
Max File Size: 150K or less
Max Loops: 0
Recommended: Place CTA in the first 700px vertically and 130px horizontally on each side.
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Examples:

 

PUSHDOWN - HIGH IMPACT UNIT

File Formats: .gif, .jpg 
Dimensions: 970px × 90px (non-expanded), 970px × 415px (expanded)
Max Initial Size: 60K
Max Load Size: 100K

Examples:

Pushdown

 

BILLBOARD

Dimensions: 970px × 250px
File Formats: .gif, .jpg, 3rd party tags
Max Length: 10 sec. 
Max File Size: 40K 
Max Loops: 3
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Examples:

Billboard