Online Ad Sizes | Pittsburgh City Paper


Online Ad Sizes 

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728 x 90 pixels

300 x 250 pixels

160 x 600 pixels

160 x 300 pixels

*Denotes Standard IAB Sizes


Rich media refers to ads that include animation or video, but also include a more complex user interaction. These are ads that a user can interact with in various ways, including stopping or starting a video or expanding the size of an ad.


This ad delivery fills the side rail ad units, leaderboard and medium rectangle ad sizes that are positioned on the homepage above the fold. These ads are the ONLY ones that show in these zones for the duration of the take-over delivery. Click the image to see an example screenshot.

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We can embed video in the 300x250 and 500x400 ad units on the City Paper website. This embedded video can also be placed to show on the homepage under CP TV. We can also include text and links below the video. We utilize HTML5 and YouTube so the embedded video banner is mobile and tablet friendly.

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This ad delivery includes a background image skin that is visible on the side rails of the website as users scroll the page. Users can click either side to go to the URL of your choice. This can be set to show on the homepage only or ROS.

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The interstitial will show a specific ad the first time a user views any page of our website. The ad shows at the center of the screen and the rest of the screen will dim until the user closes the popup. The user only sees this ad once per day.

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The pencil ticker is a 960x30 pixel ad zone found just below the navigation on the website. The ad usually features animated text that constantly rotates. The ad is built in HTML5, which makes it mobile and tablet friendly.

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The corner peel starts as a small animated peel in the top right corner of the page. When the user hovers over the peel it expands revealing your ad. This ad unit displays on all pages of the website.

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Contact us for ad rates and more information.


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