Video Pre-Roll

  • Desktop
  • Mobile
  • Tablet
  • MailOnline
  • Metro
  • This is Money
Ad placement
Ad example

Drag the handle to see the placement of an advertisment along with an example.


Desktop & Tablet - 636 × 358px

Mobile - 640 × 360px

Rich Media

Initial File Load

3mb, maximum 30 seconds long

3rd Party Served Tags

MP4, VAST redirect, VAST inline, VPAID HTML5 (excluding mobile app)


Supply video as MPEG4 (H.264-encoded) as MP4. For audio, Stereo AAC audio compression, 128 kbps + preferred. Please make sure that no logos are situated in the bottom 50px of the pre-roll video, otherwise it may be end up getting covered by the Advertisement bar.

Additional Info

  • The controls for the videos, when moused over take up the bottom 50px. Any overlays or click through elements should be above this
  • Do not supply .flv file type or VPAID FLASH. These file types are not supported.
  • Please contact before applying viewability tags to your VAST/VPAID tags.