Ad Specs
Windows Live Today Half Banner
SPECS
The half banner is an IAB standard format of 234x60. It is a fixed placement that runs within MSN today in messenger
NINEMSN SERVED SPECS
Dimensions 234x60
Image File Size 40kb
SWF File Size 40kb
Click/Destination URL Required. Please provide the destination URL in a seperate txt file
Flash Click Command
(please avoid copying and pasting the clickTAG syntax; instead manually retype)
The "on release" syntax does not need to include the destination URL, instead the following clickTAG needs to be implemented (clickTAG or clickTag will be accepted):
on(release){
getURL(_level0.clickTAG, "_blank");
}
THIRD PARTY SERVED SPECS
Accepted 3rd Parties Atlas, Doubleclick-Motif, Mediamind, Facilitate and Eyewonder
Image File Size 20kb
SWF File Size 40kb
Rich Flash File Size n/a
Video (Polite Download) n/a
ANIMATION SPECS (for both ninemsn and 3rd party served specs)
Duration No limit
Frame Rate 21 fps
Frequency Cap n/a
Looping Permitted - no limit
Expanding n/a
Important InformationThis ad unit can be either ninemsn site served or 3rd party served, please find the applicable specs above Design and Performancea.Content - To protect our brand please ensure that the ad does not try to launch parts of the ad in a new browser window(pop up/pop under) or shake the browser window.
b.Performance -Please try to minimise the CPU load of any Ad Units submitted. Any ads that cause excessive CPU load and damages user experience once tested on the page will not be accepted.

Note: All ad executions are subject to approval and ninemsn reserves the right to request changes to content and/or execution for brand equity/user experience reasons. If you are unsure about a concept that you are working on please submit it to your sales rep for feedback.
Timelines and Deliverya. All 3rd party creative should be delivered to Ninemsn via 3rd party ad serving tags.
b. All material must be delivered at least five (5) working days prior to campaign launch to ensure technical compatibility and internal concept approval

Note: If creative is late an estimated % of impressions equivalent to the prorated daily inventory level will be cancelled from the total impressions booked cancelled from the total impressions booked
Resources
  • Email MediaMind (formerly Eyeblaster) for specs and a Flash template