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Ad NameDimensionsSupported File Types (HTML5 see Addt'l Details)Max File Size Max Animation LengthPlacements and FunctionalityThird Party Accepted**Deadline
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DESKTOP
Standard Display Ads
728x90, 300x250JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ,HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ200 KB (initial load) / Not Allowed (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Skyscraper300x600JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ,HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ200 KB (initial load) / Not Allowed (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsStory Pages and select Category PagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Direct Email300x250JPEG, PNG, GIF200 KBNo AnimationAd appears on the HTML versions of Direct Email blasts. No
2 business days prior to start date
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Video Pre-Roll640 px wide
24 frames per second
Bit rate: 1000 kilobits per second
MP4, MOV, VAST Tag 2.0, VAST Tag 3.020 MB15 sec (recommended)/30 sec (max)•Plays prior to video content. •One clickthrough URL per video.
•Supports companion ad units.
Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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Video Companion Ads300x250 and/or 728x90JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ200 KB (initial load) / Not Allowed (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fps•Serves with the pre-roll. •Stays on the page until user navigates to new video or page.Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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In Banner Video300x250,300x600 or Billboard (for Billboard see below)HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ200 KB (initial load) / 100 KB (subsequent load)1.1 MB host initiated video, unlimited for user initiated video; min. 24 fps for video, 15 sec max length (unlimited user-initiated)All pages
•Audio and Video must be user-initiated.
•Must contain easily manipulated close button and audio controls.
Yes
5 business days prior to start date
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Billboard970x250
Ad unit stays open. OPTIONAL:This as unit may close if a 3rd Party Tag is used. (See Placements and Functionality)
JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ (acceptable Z-index range: 5,000) 200 KB (initial load) / 1MB (subsequent load)2.2 MB host initiated video, unlimited for user initiated video; min. 24 fps for video, 30 sec max length (unlimited user-initiated)All pages
•Audio and Video must be user-initiated.
OPTIONAL:
The ad unit collapses to display "Show Ad" in one of the following ways:
• Text icon (88x31 px image) with "Show Ad"
• "Show Ad" text with client logo (196x31 px image)
Yes
5 business days prior to start date
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Pencil Collapsed: 1170x50
Expanded: 1170x300
JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ (acceptable Z-index: 5,000) JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ: Collapsed: 200 KB
Expanded: 200 KB
ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsCategory Pages
•Audio and Video must be user-initiated.
Homepage and Category pages
•Expansion: Expanded version is delivered once per day on each users' initial visit to the page; switches to collapsed version after 10 sec.
•Controls: Expansion on mouse-over, stays open until mouse-off.
200 KB (initial load) / 300 KB (subsequent load) Both sizes (Open & Close) MUST be built into one tag
5 business days prior to start date
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PushdownCollapsed: 970x90
Expanded: 970x250
JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ (acceptable Z-index: 5,000) JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ: Collapsed: 200 KB
Expanded: 200 KB
ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pages
•Audio and Video must be user-initiated.
Homepage and Category pages
•Expansion: Expanded version is delivered once per day on each users' initial visit to the page; switches to collapsed version after 10 sec.
•Controls: Expansion on mouse-over, stays open until mouse-off. Click to download templates.
200 KB (initial load) / 300 KB (subsequent load) Both sizes (Open & Close) MUST be built into one tag
5 business days prior to start date
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Wallpaper/Page SkinSee links for template in Placements and Functionality column.
•500px width x 800px (minimum) height left image
•500px width x 800px (minimum) height right image
•Content anchors on outside edges and scales inwards
•Fading to transparency at the bottom and inside edges is recommended
JPEG, PNG200 KBNo Animation Homepage and Category Pages. Must be a sponsorship. Text and logos need to be located in optimal viewing area. Click to download templates.No
5 business days prior to start date
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MOBILE WEBLeaderboard728x90
JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Rectangle300x250
JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Skyscraper (Tablet)160x600JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsStory pages on Tablet ONLYYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Mobile Banner 320x50JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Mobile Web Video Pre-Roll640 px wide
24 frames per second
Bit rate: 1000 kilobits per second
MP4, MOV, VAST Tag 2.0, VAST Tag 3.020 MB15 sec (recommended) / 30 sec (max)•Plays prior to video content. •One click through URL per video.
•DOES NOT support companion ad units.
Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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NEWS APPPhone Banner320x50JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsAll pages; fixed positionYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Phone Front Page
(Banner)
320x50JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsHomepage; fixed position at the bottom. Rotates every 20-30 sec.Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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Phone Inline Article300x250JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsStory pagesYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Phone & Tablet App Open
640x770 AND 1080x1040* *BOTH Phone/Tablet sizes MUST be provided, this ad unit cannot run with only one size.JPEG, PNG50 KBNo AnimationLoads at app-launch, user has to close to move on. Ad unit runs on BOTH Phone and Tablet.No
2 business days prior to start date
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Phone & Tablet Front Page InlineRecommended: 640x360 or 16:9 aspect ratio* *Creative not meeting 16:9 ratio will be cropped and scaled to fit (cropping no more than 20% of the image). JPEG, PNG, GIF50 KBNo AnimationHomepage; displays in rectangle position. Rotates every 20-30 sec. Ad unit runs on BOTH Phone and Tablet. The following MUST be provided with the creative/clickthrough URL: •Headline: 38 characters or less •Body: 90 characters or less •Call to action: 15 characters (e.g. Learn More) •Advertiser: 25 characters http://meredithbroadcastdigitalsolutions.com/adspecs/New_Front_Page_InlineTemplate-(RSS).jpgNo
2 business days prior to start date
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Tablet Leaderboard728x90JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsSection pages - PORTRAIT VIEW ONLY.Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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Tablet Rectangle300x250JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ50 KB; 50 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsStory pages - LANDSCAPE VIEW ONLY.Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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App Phone/Tablet Pre-roll640 px wide
24 frames per second
Bit rate: 1000 kilobits per second
MP4, MOV, VAST Tag 2.0, VAST Tag 3.020 MB15 sec (recommended) / 30 sec (max)•Plays prior to video content. •One click through URL per video.
•DOES NOT support companion ad units.
Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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Livestream640 px wide
24 frames per second
Bit rate: 1000 kilobits per second
MP4, MOV, VAST Tag 2.0, VAST Tag 3.020 MB30 sec (max) / 15 sec (min)•Plays prior to video content. •One clickthrough URL per video.
•DOES NOT support companion ad units.
Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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NATIVENative In Feed Click Out (Minimum of 2 images and 5 headlines required)800x800 (360x360 must contain essential image aspects)JPEG, PNG, GIF200 KBNo Animation•Headlines must be 60 characters or less.
•Advertiser name must be provided and appears within the ad creative
250 characters of preview text can be included and will appear on article page and mobile only.
No
2 business days prior to start date
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Native Video (1 video, 1 preview image, and 5 headlines required)640x360MP4, MOV20 MBRecommended Video Length: 1-3 minutes Image Requirements: •Images must be 3MB or less 800px wide and 800px tall with the center 360x360 pixels containing the essential aspects of the image. JPG, PNG, and GIF static formats are allowed.
•Headlines must be 60 characters or less
•Advertiser name must be provided and appears within the ad creative
•250 characters of preview text can be included and will appear on article page and mobile only
No
2 business days prior to start date
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AUDIENCE EXTENSIONAudience Extension Display Ads728x90, 300x250, 300x600, 320x50JPEG, PNG, GIFᶧ, HTML5ᶧ, 3rd Party Tagᶧ100 KB; 100 KB (initial load) / 200 KB (subsequent load)ᶧ15 sec max animation; max of 3 loops; max 24 fpsHTML5 creatives MUST be sent in a ZIP file. Please see the following link for further details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tDJ5sU5r57Lk7wtmtiehbOQBEiGp7iZQ/view?usp=sharingYes
2 business days prior to start date
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Audience Extension Video640x360MP4, MOV, VAST Tag 2.0, VAST Tag 3.020 MB15 sec (recommended) / 30 sec (max)•Plays prior to video content. •One clickthrough URL per video.
•DOES NOT support companion ad units.
Yes
2 business days prior to start date
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OTT/CTV16:9 Widescreen: 1280x720 or 1920x1080; 4:3 Standard: 960x720 or 1440x1080MP4, 3rd Party Tag ᶧ100 MB15 second / 30 second recommended; 60 second maxBit Rate between 4.5 and 10 MbpsYes: DFA and Sizmek; VPAID not supported
2 business days prior to start date
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