Synchronized

Table of Contents

Introduction

This is a very easy to use Synchronized template.

User experience

A user opens the webpage and sees the wallpaper ad. The banner accommodates a link to the predefined landing page.

Creative assets

The following items are to be delivered by a creative agency:

  • An HTML5 File for Standard 1x1 Banner.
  • A 1920x1080px wallpaper.
    • Content width (middle space, where website content is displayed) must be 1192px.
    • Top height (space from top of the browser to content) must be 90px.

  • Banner assets containing manifest.json file and HTML file zipped together with images, scripts and other material.

NOTE: manifest.json file and HTML file should be in the root directory of the .zip file.

Manifest.json file

  • Manifest.json file should define the ad dimensions and the HTML file which is used as a banner source.
  • HTML file should include Adform HTML library which enables the banner to receive a clickTAG variable:
    <script src="https://s1.adform.net/banners/scripts/rmb/Adform.DHTML.js"></script>

How to setup

Creating Rich Media Banner

In order to create a Rich Media ad, navigate to the Banners page, then click the Create button and select Rich Media Ad option from the drop-down menu.

Creating Initial stage Banner

  1. First, create the Initial stage banner in Rich media section. In the Initial Settings step, name your banner, select Category as “Display” and Format as “Standard”. Select a Banner Batch from the drop-down menu.
  2. When done, click the Next button.
  3. In the next step, you are asked to select or upload assets. If you have previously uploaded the assets to the system, click the Select button and choose Banner source, i.e. select HTML File named HTML5_Standard. Make sure that the clickTAG is present.

  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Adjust the Settings:
  6. When done, click the Save button in order to see the preview. If everything is fine, click the Submit button.

Creating Synchronized Banner

  1. Finally, create a Synchronized Ad which will be the Synchronized Takeover Ad. When in the Banners page (1), click the Create button and select the Synchronized Ad option from the drop-down menu (2).
  2. When a new page opens, you have to select previously created Standard banner.
    Do not forget to name the banner by adding the Description.
  3. Secondly, you have to select the Wallpapper for the Synchronized banner.
  4. When done, click the Save button in order to see the preview. If everything is fine, click the Submit button.

Additional info

In order to deliver HTML5 banners fully compliant with the specs, follow the instructions on Producing HTML5 banners in Adform Test and Support Center: http://creative.adform.com/support

The format requires an additional script to be loaded before the tag. In order to do that, navigate to the “Tags” section in the Adform system. Select the needed tag and click the “JavaScriptURLS” button. Paste in the following script URL and tick the “Load before banner” check-box.

Custom Sript URL: //s1.adform.net/Banners/scripts/extensions/it/SkyResponsiveSkin.js?bn=%%ADFTAGID%%

This format is certified to run on these domains:
calciatoribrutti.com
serieabasket.dunkest.com
nba.dunkest.com
gianlucadimarzio.com
cielotv.it
tv8.it
guidatv.sky.it
sport.sky.it
mag.sky.it
video.sky.it
skyuno.sky.it
skyatlantic.sky.it
masterchef.sky.it
hellskitchen.sky.it
cinema.sky.it
italiasgottalent.it
nbareligion.com
superscudetto.sky.it
arte.sky.it
tg24.sky.it

Supported Browsers

Desktop browser version
Internet Explorer 10 & 11 fully supported
Firefox (newest version) fully supported
Chrome (newest version) fully supported
Safari (newest version) fully supported

Other

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