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An IAB standard 300x60 ad unit that sits within the context of the webpage.


Nine Digital Served Specs

  • Dimensions: 300x60
  • Accepted Format: JPG/PNG/GIF
  • Image max file size: 40kb
  • Animation duration: 15 seconds

Third Party Served Specs

  • Accepted 3rd Parties: Sizmek
  • Dimensions: 300x60
  • Accepted Format: JPG/PNG/GIF/SVG & HTML5, CSS2-CSS3, Javascript
  • Image max file size: 100kb
  • Max subload: 1mb
  • Animation Duration: 15 seconds
  • SSL Requirements: All assets must be SSL compliant - securely served (https://)

Important Information

  • All concepts/storyboards must be submitted at least 10 working days before the campaign live date.
  • Initial animation should be less than 15 seconds with no looping allowed. Any additional animation must be click initiated.
  • Sound must be muted by default with a visible mute/unmute button.
  • All images and content are appropriate to the general audience nature of the page.
  • The ad cannot not alter the Nine Digital brand, or alters the page layout, navigation, design or content.
  • The ad cannot try to launch in a new browser window (pop up/pop under) or shake the browser window.
  • Minimise the CPU load for the user as much as possible - ads causing excessive load will be rejected.
  • All creatives are subject to Nine Digital approval we reserve the right to request changes for brand equity/user experience reasons. 

Timelines & Delivery

  • All 3rd party creative should be delivered to Nine Digital via 3rd party ad serving tags.
  • All material must be delivered at least five (5) working days prior to campaign launch to ensure technical compatibility and internal concept approval. 
  • If creative is late an estimated % of impressions equivalent to the forecasted daily inventory level will be cancelled from the total impressions booked.
  • Reach out to the third party vendors listed above for full technical documentation, build guides etc.


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