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  • Ads Packages - Wireframe

    Welcome to the wireframe page of HFWW Ads Packages. This detailed guide would enable you to understand the page specifications, flexibility/limitations, DOs and DONTs, pricing, as well as the type of content required to place your Ads on HFWW forum pages. Let's get started.

    1 - Pages Specifications:

    1.1 - The pages to display Ads are of 5 different orientation w.r.t area space:

    1. Main Index Page (i.e. forum homepage)
    2. Category/Forum page (i.e. a category having forums and forums having topics/threads list)
    3. Topic page (i.e. a topic/thread having posts/discussions)
    4. Activity page (i.e. the activity feed page showing all recent feeds/activity happening on the forum)
    5. Store page (i.e. the page offering various subscriptions/products for members)

    1.1  (a) - Main Index Page:

    Wire frame of Main Index Page is as follows; with the Ads legend description underneath:

    index_page_1.png

    Legend:

    1. Billboard → Ad display on Main Index Page in the header area.
    2. Medium Rectangle 1 → Ad display on Main Index Page in the sidebar area at the top-right.
    3. Medium Rectangle 2 → Ad display on Main Index Page in the sidebar area beneath the Latest Posts widget and above the Who’s Online widget.
    4. Filmstrip → Ad display on Main Index Page in the sidebar area just beneath the Forum Statistics widget.
    5. Leaderboard → Ad display on Main Index Page at the bottom area beneath the last Category/Forum container.

    1.1  (b) - Category/Forum Page:

    There are 8 categories, 3 sub-categories and 48 forums on HFWW, which makes the total of 59 different pages. Since all these sections share a similar page framework; therefore placing the Ads on any of these page, will be displayed simultaneously on all 59 (category/sub-category/forum) pages. For instance, wireframe of a Forum Page (Forum: The Hifi Show 2016) is as follows; with the Ads legend description underneath:

    category_page_1.png

    subcategory_page_1.png

    forum_page_1.png

    Legend:

    1. Billboard → Ad display on Category/Sub-category/Forum Page in the header area.
    2. Medium Rectangle 1 → Ad display on Category/Sub-category/Forum Page in the sidebar area at the top-right.
    3. Medium Rectangle 2 / Filmstip → Ad display on Category/Sub-category/Forum Page in the sidebar area beneath the Blogs widget.
    4. Medium Rectangel 3 → Ad display on Category/Sub-category/Forum Page in the sidebar area beneath the Sidebar 2 Ad area under the Blogs widget.
    5. Leaderboard → Ad display on Category/Sub-category/Forum Page at the bottom area beneath main area container.

    1.1  (c) - Topic/Thread Page:

    There are presently approx. 118,000+ topics/threads on HFWW forum, therefore placing the Ads on any of the topic/thread, will be displayed simultaneously on all topics/threads pages. For instance, wireframe of a Topic/Thread Page (Thread: Topic view count not working) is as follows; with the Ads legend description underneath:

    topic_page_1.png

    Legend:

    1. Billboard → Ad display on Topic/Thread Page in the header area.
    2. Leaderboard → Ad display on Topic/Thread Page at the bottom area beneath Recently Browsing widget.

    NOTE: There exist NO sidebar in Topic/Thread Page.

    1.1  (d) - Activity Page:

    Widely used by forum members, Activity Page is yet another important area which shows all recent feeds/activity happenings on the forum. Wire frame of Activity Page is as follows; with the Ads legend description underneath:

    activity_page_1.png

    Legend:

    1. Billboard → Ad display on Activity Page in the header area.
    2. Medium Rectangle 1 → Vertical Ad display on Activity Page in the sidebar area at the top-right.
    3. Filmstrip → Vertical Ad display on Activity Page in the sidebar area beneath the Medium Rectangle 1.
    4. Medium Rectangle 2 → Vertical Ad display on Activity Page in the sidebar area beneath the Filmstrip.
    5. Leaderboard → Ad display on Activity Page at the bottom area beneath the Load More Activity container.

    NOTE: There exist NO sidebar for Tablet/Mobile devices in Activity Page; except Header & Footer area.

    1.1  (e) - Store Page:

    Store Page offers various subscriptions/products for members. Wireframe of Activity Page is as follows; with the Ads legend description underneath:

    subscribe_page_1.png

    Legend:

    1. Billboard → Ad display on Store Page in the header area.
    2. Filmstrip → Vertical Ad display on Store Page in the sidebar area beneath the Store category widget.
    3. Leaderboard → Ad display on Store Page at the bottom area beneath the Featured Products container.

    NOTE: There exist NO sidebar for Tablet/Mobile devices in Store Page; except Header & Footer area.

    2 - Ads Flexibility & Limitations:

    Specified areas throughout the forum, as described above, are available for placing the Ads. The Ads are served solely through the forum’s own framework, and are managed through backend via automated setup. The Ads placement and management is centrally controlled by HFWW team and is NOT user controlled. The Ads once placed and made LIVE, are easily interchangeable or can be swapped in pages. There can be more than one image in an Ad widget that can be displayed as a slider.

    3 - DO's and DONT's:

    3.1 - You are allowed to:

    1. Display the content in form of static (png/jpg/jpeg) or animated (gif) images; as far as it conforms to T&C at para 6.2 (below).
    2. Display one or more than one image in an Ad widget (displayed as a sider). For pricing, see para 5 below.
    3. Hyperlink your Ads to external page(s) for your company products listings/purchase; as far as it conforms to T&C at para 6.2 (below).

    3.2 - You are NOT allowed to:

    1. Display the content that does NOT conforms to T&C at para 6.2 (below).
    2. Display the Ads other than png/jpg/jpeg/gif format.
    3. Display any streaming media content.
    4. Directly access the Ad block via backend for creation/editing. (Backend will be managed by HFWW designers)
    5. Include custom or third-party sliders in pages for displaying Ads. The slider (executed via Javascript/PHP script) is hosted on HFWW server and managed by HFWW designers.
    6. Insert/embed/wrap any PHP, Javascript, Flash -or- other action/executable/raw code on the image meta-data, since images will be screened through specialized applications and softwares before hosted on HFWW server.
    7. Display any profitable conversion Ad, such as Google Adsense etc.
    8. Hyperlink your Ads to any third-party external page -or- affiliate products for passive income.
    9. Hyperlink to any external page that does NOT conform to T&C at para 6.2 (below).
    10. Acquire off-page visitor's credentials (such as Name, Email, Phone Number etc) through survey Ads for leads, registrations -or- data gathering.

    4 - Content Required:

    4.1 - Image Dimension:

    Since HFWW forum is based on Responsive framework, therefore each Ad image of 3 different dimensions will be required to adapt screen resolution on Desktop, Tablet and Mobile devices. For optimum on-page results, following image dimension (width x height) is recommended:

    4.1 (a) – Main Index Page:

    • Billboard → Desktop: 970 x 250 – Tablet: 735 x 134 – Mobile: 320 x 50
    • Medium Rectangle → Desktop: 300 x 250 – Tablet: 300 x 250 – Mobile: 300 x 250
    • Filmstrip → Desktop: 300 x 600 – Tablet: 712 x 175 – Mobile: 300 x 600
    • Leaderboard → Desktop: 728 x 90 – Tablet: 352 x 45 – Mobile: 216 x 36

    4.1 (b) – Category/Forum Page:

    • Billboard → Desktop: 970 x 250 – Tablet: 735 x 134 – Mobile: 320 x 50
    • Medium Rectangle → Desktop: 300 x 250 – Tablet: 300 x 250 – Mobile: 300 x 250
    • Filmstrip → Desktop: 280 x 175 – Tablet: 712 x 175 – Mobile: 300 x 600
    • Leaderboard → Desktop: 728 x 90 – Tablet: 352 x 45 – Mobile: 216 x 36

    4.1 (c) – Topic/Thread Page:

    • Billboard → Desktop: 970 x 250 – Tablet: 735 x 100 – Mobile: 320 x 50
    • Medium Rectangle → Desktop: 300 x 250 – Tablet: 300 x 250 – Mobile: 300 x 250
    • There exist NO sidebar for Topic/Thread page
    • Leaderboard → Desktop: 728 x 90 – Tablet: 352x 45 – Mobile: 216 x 36

    4.1 (d) – Activity Page:

    • Billboard → Desktop: 970 x 250 – Tablet: 735 x 134 – Mobile: 320 x 50
    • Medium Rectangle → Desktop: 300 x 250 – Tablet: 300 x 250 – Mobile: 300 x 250
    • Filmstrip → Desktop: 300 x 600 – (There is NO sidebar for Tablets/Mobiles)
    • Leaderboard → Desktop: 728 x 90 – Tablet: 352 x 45 – Mobile: 216 x 36

    4.1 (e) – Store Page:

    • Billboard → Desktop: 970 x 250 – Tablet: 735 x 134 – Mobile: 320 x 50
    • Medium Rectangle → Desktop: 300 x 250 – Tablet: 300 x 250 – Mobile: 300 x 250
    • Filmstrip → Desktop: 300 x 600 – (There is NO sidebar for Tablets/Mobiles)
    • Leaderboard → Desktop: 728 x 90 – Tablet: 352 x 45 – Mobile: 216 x 36

    4.2 – Ads Design / Custom Work:

    For any custom work regarding Ads design that requires Photo Editing skills, contact HFWW administration team for designer's availability and pricing.

    5 - Terms & Conditions:

    The Ads will be strictly governed by DO's & DONT's listed at para 3 (above).
    The on-page content must NOT be illegal, pornographic, explicit in nature, and/or violate basic human ethics.
    The on-page content MUST be your own -or- as of Royalty Free/General Use, and must NOT violate copyrights of any third-party.
    The external hyperlink content MUST conform to T&C at para 6.2 (above).
    The on-page required content (images) MUST be in finished form available with you and supplied to HFWW designers while Ad building/editing.
    HFWW administration reserves the right to disable/remove your Ad, displaying any on-page -or- externally hyperlink content that violates T&Cs.

    Updated: 14th Feb, 2016 (10:10 am UK time)