Rich Media Formats

FULL PAGE OVERLAY / FLOATING / TRANSITIONAL

Basic Specifications:
Minimum creative area:     250 x 250
Maximum creative area:     600 x 600
Accepted file types:     GIF, JPEG, Flash
Max file size - Flash:     30 K
Max file size – JPEG/GIF:     20 K
Alternate text limit:     30 characters
3rd Party serving:     Acceptable
Flash versions:     5 or 6 are acceptable

Additional Specifications:
Video:

  • Video ads may be host-initiated across all properties and all screens.
  • Expansion ads must be user-initiated by mouse-over, across all properties and all screens.
  • Max time for host-initiated video: 30 seconds.
  • Replay / looping is allowed, but must be initiated by user via play functionality button.

Audio:

  • Audio ads must be user initiated, by click, across all properties and all screens.
  • Max time for user initiated audio: 30 seconds.
  • Replay / looping is allowed but must be initiated by user via play functionality button.
  • Ad unit must include clearly visible mute/ stop function buttons.

Notes:

  • 10 second timeout
  • Skip and/or close buttons are mandatory on all units, and must be clearly visible.
  • Active X controls or download prompts are not permitted.

HTML

  • HTML code cannot exceed 3K.
  • 2 images maximum, total file size of images cannot exceed 20K.
  • Client-side image maps are acceptable and must be provided by the client.
  • Forms tags in the HTML code must use 'get' in the method.
  • CGIs referenced in the HTML code must activate at the time of ad submission for validating/testing the HTML code, and able to handle the traffic load. Ads with CGIs which are not active and/or cannot handle the projected traffic will not be accepted.

ANIMATION

  • Looping/Flashing can continue upon load for a period of 15 seconds maximum.

EXPANDABLE

  • Mouse Over/Mouse Off: When the user passes a mouse over the creative, the panel expands; the panel retracts when the mouse is removed.
  • Click Open/Click Close: The creative can be set to expand with User Click; the panel retracts when the mouse is removed or with a second User Click.
  • Individual Ad Unit Expansion Specs:


*There is a 100K total Max Weight on the page at any given time.

REVERSE EXPANDABLE

  • With Reverse Expandable panels, the expandable portion of the panel will pre-expand for one second, and then automatically retract. The pre-expanding part of the panel is frequency capped to once/user/day.

FLASH

  • LocalCareerFairs.com allows Flash versions 5 & 6.
  • 30k download and up to 4 additional download streams upon user click are permitted. Each additional stream may not exceed 100K.
  • Frame rate may not exceed 18 frames/second. Banners that exceed 18 frames/second will not be accepted. 12 frames/second is preferred.
  • Both Flash 5-6 swf files will be displayed for Flash 6.0 to 6.0.0.65 plug in browsers only. If the browser does not support Flash 6.0 and above, the alternate image will be served (see submission guidelines).
  • Loading files from cross domains is not permitted for security reasons.

Flash 6 Specifications:

  • The Flash 6 swf file can be published as compressed.
  • Loading jpgs, wavs and mp3s are allowed and must follow the same rule as additional swf files of no more than 4 at 100K each.
  • The use of Shared Objects is not permitted.
  • Accessing the user's microphone or WebCam is not permitted.

POLITE DOWNLOAD

Polite ads must be broken down into three files:

  • The alternative image (either GIF or JPG), with a 20K max.
  • An initial Flash file, with a 40K max.
  • The final Flash portion, with a 100K max (for the entire ad).
  • The Polite portion of the ad will load after the rest of the Monster page finishes loading.

IN BANNER STREAMING

Video:

  • Video ads may be host-initiated across all properties and all screens.
  • Expansion ads must be user-initiated by mouse-over across all properties and all screens.
  • Max time for host-initiated video: 30 seconds.
  • Replay / looping is allowed, but must be initiated by user via play functionality button.

Audio:

  • Audio ads must be user initiated by click across all properties and all screens.
  • Max time for user initiated audio: 30 seconds.
  • Replay / looping is allowed but must be initiated by user via play functionality button.
  • Ad unit must include clearly visible mute/ stop function buttons.

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