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Top Impact Square
Required/ OptionalItemDescription
Ad typeTop Impact Square
RequiredImage(1)MainAspect ratio
Recommended
For devices with high-resolution displays, we recommend creating the following recommended sizes (or larger).
Recommended pixel size
(width x height)
(Minimum pixel size)
1:11200pixel x 1200pixel(600pixel x 600pixel)
File size
(Max size per file)

Recommended: Up to 150 KB (Max 3MB)

Note
*Files 150 KB or more, or either the width or length exceeds 2000px, are compressed when uploading.
If the compressed file is larger than 150KB, an error will occur and uploading will fail.
(2) Center image
(3) Right-side image
(4) Left-side image
Pixel size
(width × height)
(2) Center image:450pixel×50pixel
(3) Right-side image:170pixel×1024pixel
(4) Left-side image:170pixel×1024pixel
File sizeMaximum of 3MB for each image (2) to (4)
CautionsFiles 150 KB or more, or either the width or length exceeds 2000px, are compressed when uploading.
If the compressed file is larger than 150KB, an error will occur and uploading will fail.
File formatGIF 89a、JPEG、PNG
AnimationNot available
Alt text (ALT aspect)Not available
RequiredFinal URLLink destination1 location 
Link destination after click is the same for (1) to (4)
Number of charactersUp to 1024 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
CautionsURLs beginning with a “.” (dot) cannot be used.
You cannot register URLs deviating to RFC3986, such as URLs including Japanese characters.
Display URLAutomatically generated from the set final URL.
OptionalTracking URLURLs1 URL
Number of charactersUp to 1024 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
CautionsURLs beginning with a “.” (dot) cannot be used.
You cannot register URLs deviating to RFC3986, such as URLs including Japanese characters.
Note
Don't use deep linking. It may not work correctly.
OptionalCustom parameterNameNumber of charactersUp to 16 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters
ValueNumber of charactersUp to 200 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
Disclaimer* A frame containing a notification to the user may be posted at the top of the search window in the event of a disaster or service issue. When this frame is posted, the side banners will be hidden. The "広告を再表示(View again)" link will not appear.
* Depending on the specification changes of browser or OS updates and user preferences, the display may be as follows.
 - (3)Right-side image and (4)Left-side image won’t be displayed or a part of the image won’t be displayed
 - Won't enable display of the area on the left side of the content column by scrolling.
* For PC specified packages, ads may be delivered to devices other than PC depending on the target OS and device. In this case, the left and right side images will be hidden.
Ad Expression Restrictions

*You are not allowed to appeal price for promotions related to health appliances, food products labeled functionality, food with nutrient function claims, food for specified health use, and other health foods and cosmetics that we accept for posting.

【Common restrictions for (1)Main, (2)Center image, (3)Right-side image, (4)Left-side image】
* Input the items required to be described in (1)Main or (2)Center image.
  Example: name of sponsor, alcoholic beverages (e.g. text stating that "Alcoholic beverages are only for those over 20 years old,") etc.

* Do not state the required items set in "Restrictions on Expressions in Advertisements" section in Chapter 9 of the "Yahoo! JAPAN Advertisement Editorial Guidelines" at the top-right corner (Width17px × length15px) of (1)Main.

*Learn more about restricted expressions and prohibited panel expression areas from "Cautions/Ad behavior".

Top Impact Square Video
Required/ OptionalItemDescription
Ad typeTop Impact Square Video
RequiredVideoAspect ratio(1)Main: 1:1
Pixel size
(width × height)
(1)Main: Minimum 600pixel×600pixel
File sizeWithin 200MB
CautionsThe file will be compressed to applicable size for ad deliveries.
Audio codecAAC LC 
Video codecH.264, H.265
File formatMP4, MOV
Minimum video bit rate
(recommended value)
1Mbps or more
Minimum audio bit rate
(recommended value)
128kbps or more
*If audio bit rate is 0kbps, the video is recognized as without audio.
Play timeFrom 5 sec. (Min.) to 60 sec. (Max.)
RequiredVideo thumbnail image

※A static image to be displayed for users before video playback.
(1) Main (Video thumbnail image)Aspect ratio
Recommended
For devices with high-resolution displays, we recommend creating the following recommended sizes (or larger).
Recommended pixel size
(width x height)
(Minimum pixel size)
1:11200pixel x 1200pixel(600pixel x 600pixel)
File size
(Max size per file)
Recommended: Up to 150 KB (Max 3MB)
Note
*Files 150 KB or more, or either the width or length exceeds 2000px, are compressed when uploading.
If the compressed file is larger than 150KB, an error will occur and uploading will fail.
(2) Center image
(3) Right-side image
(4) Left-side image
Pixel size
(width × height)
(2) Center image:450pixel×50pixel
(3) Right-side image:170pixel×1024pixel
(4) Left-side image:170pixel×1024pixel
File sizeMaximum of 3MB for each image (2) to (4)
CautionsFiles 150 KB or more, or either the width or length exceeds 2000px, are compressed when uploading.
If the compressed file is larger than 150KB, an error will occur and uploading will fail.
File formatGIF 89a、JPEG、PNG
AnimationNot available
Alt text (ALT aspect)Not available
RequiredFinal URLLink destination1 location 
Link destination after click is the same for (1) to (4)
Number of charactersUp to 1024 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
CautionsURLs beginning with a “.” (dot) cannot be used.
You cannot register URLs deviating to RFC3986, such as URLs including Japanese characters.
Display URLAutomatically generated from the set final URL.
OptionalTracking URLURLs1URL
Number of charactersUp to 1024 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
CautionsURLs beginning with a “.” (dot) cannot be used.
You cannot register URLs deviating to RFC3986, such as URLs including Japanese characters.
Note
Don't use deep linking. It may not work correctly.
OptionalCustom parameterNameNumber of charactersUp to 16 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters
ValueNumber of charactersUp to 200 characters
Supported charactersSingle byte alphanumeric characters (RFC3986 and {}) * [] cannot be used.
Disclaimer * A frame containing a notification to the user may be posted at the top of the search window in the event of a disaster or service issue. When this frame is posted, the side banners will be hidden. The "広告を再表示(View again)" link will not appear.
* Depending on the specification changes of browser or OS updates and user preferences, the display may be as follows.
 - (3)Right-side image and (4)Left-side image won’t be displayed or a part of the image won’t be displayed
 - Won't enable display of the area on the left side of the content column by scrolling.
* For PC specified packages, ads may be delivered to devices other than PC depending on the target OS and device. In this case, the left and right side images will be hidden.
Ad Expression Restrictions

*You are not allowed to appeal price for promotions related to health appliances, food products labeled functionality, food with nutrient function claims, food for specified health use, and other health foods and cosmetics that we accept for posting.

【Common restrictions for (1)Main, (2)Center image, (3)Right-side image, (4)Left-side image】
* Input the items required to be described in (1)Main (Video thumbnail) or (2)Center image.
  Example: name of sponsor, alcoholic beverages (e.g. text stating that "Alcoholic beverages are only for those over 20 years old,") etc.

* Do not state the required items set in "Restrictions on Expressions in Advertisements" section in Chapter 9 of the "Yahoo! JAPAN Advertisement Editorial Guidelines" at following areas.
 (1)Information Icon (Width 17px × Height 15px)
 (2)“もう一度見る (View again)” button (Width 98px × Height 20px)

*Learn more about restricted expressions and prohibited panel expression areas from "Cautions/Ad behavior".

Cautions/Ad behavior

Prohibited (3)Right-side image, (4)Left-side image Expression Areas

You can‘t use the following expressions in the width 170px × height 100px area because they give a false idea of collaborating with Yahoo! JAPAN when the header area, right side image(3), and left side image(4) is placed aligned.

* Logos of company names, brand names, product names, service names or promotion names.
* Text information (Letters contained in photos or images of products, people, etc.)
* Photos and illustrations of people, characters, etc.
* Photos and illustrations of products, service, etc (permitted when
  the expression include only part of the product or service)

Check the examples of expressions in the prohibited expression area.

Ad behavior

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