Expandable

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Introduction

This is a highly customizable and very easy to use Expandable Single File template.

User experience

The first interactive panel of the ad is loaded on the initial visit. The 3D box automatically spins through all four panels and returns to the first one. The user can interact or view the panel as any standard interactive placement. In order to move from one panel to another the user has to swipe the ad. The ad accommodates links to predefined landing pages.

Creative assets

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

  • One 980x400 PNG/JPEG image per each 3D panel.
  • An HTML5 File for 3D Box Leader Expandable Banner (1200x620).
  • 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.

Changing 3D Box dimensions

The file “index.html” can be adjusted to customize the banner components. These are the values that can be changed:

  • "direction" - cube rotation direction;
  • "cubeWidth" - cube width, or banner width by default;
  • "cubeHeight" - cube height, or banner height by default;
  • "fallbackImage" - fallback image used when image is not defined;
  • "fallbackUrl" - fallback clickTAG url;
  • "bannerShowDelay" - banner shown delay time in ms;
  • "autoSlideEnabled" - auto slide;
  • "autoSlideDelay" - autoslide interval;
  • "autoSlideDirection" - slide direction: left or right;
  • "panels" - each panel should have wallpaper, clicktag and target.

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>

HTML5 Studio

Compatible components/features for Expandable Ad(Single File)

Component/feature Technical Documentation Template in STUDIO
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Compatible components/features for Expandable Ad(Two Files)

Component/feature Technical Documentation Template in STUDIO
Auto Close Contact RM Support
Countdown Component Documentation Template
Video Component Documentation Template
HTML Animations Any HTML content animation

How to setup

  1. In the Initial Settings step, name your banner, select Category as “Expandable” and Format as “Expandable (single file)”. Select a Banner Batch from the drop-down menu.
  2. When it's 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 HTML_Expandable. Make sure that the clickTAG is present.
  4. Click the Next button and adjust the Settings:
  5. When done, click the Save button in order to see the preview. If everything is fine, click the Submit button.
  6. 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.

    Supported Browsers

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

    Other