Creative template for DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). This template show banner which expands and show another image or HTML5 file when a user clicks or mouse over the banner.


Supports asynchronous/synchronous tags Supports SafeFrame option
Image or HTML5 file for collapsed and expanded banner sizes Expanding to any direction
Expanding on click or mouse over Expanding with push-down effect
Show expanded on load Expanding after custom time when mouse over
Auto-collapse after a time delay Retrieve state of creative template in HTML5 ad
Easy click tracking for any HTML5 ad, even without "clickTag" implemented Custom collapse button positions
Third-party impression tracking option Pure JavaScript (no external JS libraries)
Easy installation (import ready file and instructions included) One year creative template updates for free
Unlimited free technical support by email for one month
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What creative formats supported?

This creative template supports most popular image formats (.jpg, .png, .gif) and HTML5 (.html) ads. HTML5 ads can be used by its web address (URL) only.

Is Flash (SWF) format supported?

Flash (.swf) files not supported in this custom creative templates. We do not maintain Flash format because most modern internet browsers disable Flash content by default currently.

How to use HTML5 ads?

To use HTML5 ad in this creative template, You need to get banner landing page URL firstly. Follow these steps:

  1. Upload all HTML5 banner assets to remote server (via FTP for example);
  2. Get URL to uploaded HTML5 ad landing page file (index.html usually);
  3. Provide this URL in this custom creative template field "File URL" and set fields "Source Type" value to "iFrame";
  4. Set other template fields values as required and save it.

How to track clicks for HTML5 ads?

There are two options to track clicks: use HTML5 ad that has a clickTag variable implemented in it and set its name to template's "clickTAG name" field or use any HTML5 ad and set "Add Global clickTAG" field to "YES".

Can I use HTML5 ads without clickTAG and track clicks?

Yes. This creative template includes a unique technique that allows track clicks for any HTML5 ad, even without click tracking variable implemented in it.

Can I change custom creative template default values?

Yes, You can change creative template default values. After You imported template, click on the field in the column Name and enter a new default value in the field Default value. You can change default values later.

Is this creative template works with DoubleClick for Publishers Small Business?

Yes. All DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) templates made by Genecy.com are created and tested for DFP Small Business mainly.

What access rights in DFP required to install this custom creative template?

This creative template can install any user with a role that has "Edit creative templates" permission checked. Users with roles Administrator or Trafficker have this permission by default.

Release notes

Version: 1.7.1 Updated: January 25, 2018
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  • Initial release
December 29, 2016
  • Cross-browser compatibility fixes (IE8 compatibility);
  • the Z-index CSS property changed.
January 14, 2017
  • Bug fixes
January 19, 2017
  • Make creative expanded on load (new feature);
  • expanding with push-down effect (new feature);
  • collapse creative automatically after specified seconds (new feature);
  • horizontal positioning updated.
January 30, 2017
  • New feature: retrieve state of creative template in HTML5 ad.
February 5, 2017
  • New feature: expanding animation with multiple transition effects and speed. Finally!
June 21, 2017
  • New feature: frequency capping for showing expanded creative after page load;
  • New feature: fallback image (retina also) - appears when expanded creative width is larger that viewport width;
  • New feature: collapsed ad with click through URL and customizable "Click to expand" button;
  • collapsing animation as same as expanding animation.
July 25, 2017
  • NEW: expand after seconds specified automatically.
September 28, 2017
  • Bug fix: in some specific situations Expander doesn't appear at all (ad unit container with CSS fixed position and similar cases).
September 29, 2017
  • NEW: use HTML code (3rd party code) as creative.
  • FIXED: Expanding/collapsing animation is fully rebuilt.
December 15, 2017
  • FIXED: Invalid values in "Expanded auto-load frequency capping" breaks template functionality;
  • FIXED: Auto collapse not working in some situations.
January 25, 2018


Prices in EUR | USD
Charges to your account will be made in Euros. USD prices are provided as a convenience and are only an estimate based on current exchange rates. Local prices will change as the exchange rate fluctuates.
€ 120 per DFP account
per year
  • 1 DFP template  
  • Lifetime usage license
  • 1 year of updates
  • Access to downloads
  • Basic customization
  • Basic support
€ 600 Save 44% per DFP account
per year
  • All DFP templates + future templates
  • Lifetime usage license
  • 1 year of updates
  • Access to downloads
  • Basic customization
  • Basic support


How do I receive purchased DFP template?

You will get download URL for a file of import ready DFP template after purchase immediately. Also, download URL will be sent to your email.

Can I use DFP template on multiple domains?

Yes. You can use purchased DFP template on as many domains as your DFP account is configured. The license is limited to single DFP account.

Can I use DFP template on multiple DFP accounts?

No, a single license is for single DFP accounts. You can buy more licenses on cart page for each your DFP account.

Does the membership auto renew?

No, we don’t charge automatically, and there are no recurring subscriptions. To get access to most services after year, you should make new purchase or repurchase from your current purchase page.

What if I don’t renew my purchase after year?

The price includes a lifetime usage license and one year of free access to downloads, updates, customization system, and support. Therefore after one year, you will not receive updates and access to other membership features. But you may still use your lifetime license as long as you need.

Can I still use the DFP template once my membership expired?

Yes, you can use downloaded versions of DFP template as long as you want. Purchase includes lifetime usage license.

What is your refund policy?

We don’t refund. Check each feature of DFP template on the live preview page before purchase. If you have difficulties with template installation or usage, ask assistance from us. We will help :)

What payment method do you accept?

Currently, the available payment methods for purchasing from our website are PayPal and Credit Card.

How do you keep my card data secure?

We use Braintree Payments (a PayPal company) to process credit card payments which is internationally respected for payment processing and is entrusted by large multinational brands. Card data you provide goes directly to Braintree over encrypted channels without touching our servers.


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