Release notes for custom creative templates for Google Ad Manager

Discover the latest updates and improvements to our custom creative templates for Google Ad Manager. Stay informed about new features, bug fixes, and optimizations to enhance your ad campaign performance.

February 21, 2024
Converger v1.0.2
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
February 12, 2024
Converger v1.0.1
  • FIXED: CSS "z-index" property issue resolved, now customizable.
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
January 15, 2024
Converger v1.0.0
  • Initial release.
November 13, 2023
Baselayer v1.7.0
  • NEW: Added support for multiple "clickTag" variables and click-tracking links for HTML assets.
  • NEW: Now displays errors in the configuration in the browser developer console tools (in GAM creative preview mode only).
  • UPDATED: Rewritten and optimized the code in TypeScript for improved support and fewer bugs.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bug fixes.
November 5, 2023
Backgrounder v1.3.0
  • NEW: Added the option to render a creative inside a specified CSS selector path container (defaults to rendering inside the body element).
  • NEW: Added support for multiple "clickTag" variables and click-tracking links for HTML assets.
  • NEW: Now displays errors in the configuration in the browser developer console tools (in GAM creative preview mode only).
  • UPDATED: Rewritten and optimized the code in TypeScript for improved support and fewer bugs.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bug fixes.
October 31, 2023
Wallpaper v2.10.0
  • NEW: Now displays errors in the configuration in the browser developer console tools (in GAM creative preview mode only).
  • UPDATED: Rewritten and optimized the code in TypeScript for improved support and fewer bugs.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bug fixes.
October 30, 2023
Responsiver v1.6.0
  • NEW: Added support for multiple "clickTag" variables and click-tracking links for HTML assets.
  • NEW: Now displays errors in the configuration in the browser developer console tools (in GAM creative preview mode only).
  • NEW: Configurations line implemented for more advanced changes in the template.
  • UPDATED: Rewritten and optimized the code in TypeScript for improved support and fewer bugs.
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bug fixes.
October 24, 2023
Parallaxer v2.6.0
  • NEW: Added support for multiple "clickTag" variables and click-tracking links for HTML assets.
  • NEW: Now displays errors in the configuration in the browser developer console tools (in GAM creative preview mode only).
  • UPDATED: Rewritten and optimized the code in TypeScript for improved support and fewer bugs.
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bug fixes.
September 29, 2023
Slider v1.8.0
  • NEW: Added support for multiple "clickTag" variables and click-tracking links for HTML assets.
  • UPDATED: Included accessibility labels for images and buttons.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
  • FIXED: Addressed a creative resizing issue on device orientation changes.
September 19, 2023
Sitebar v1.2.0
  • NEW: Added the option to set a space between the website and the creative.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
September 8, 2023
Rotator v1.1.0
  • NEW: Introduced the option to pause the animation when a user hovers over a creative.
  • UPDATED: Added new JS callback events and methods. Events: pause (triggered when animation is paused), resume (triggered when animation resumes), change (triggered when a slide has changed). Methods: pause (used to pause the animation), resume (used to resume the animation).
  • UPDATED: Included accessibility labels for images and buttons.
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
September 4, 2023
Floater v1.14.1
  • FIXED: Resolved a click issue on websites with AdSense page-level ads enabled.
August 23, 2023
Parallaxer v2.5.0
  • NEW: Added the ability to trigger the creative's appearance using JS callbacks after a specified event occurs (e.g., display a creative when a user hovers over a designated element on your website).
  • FIXED: Addressed minor bugs related to positioning with the full width of the viewport.
July 31, 2023
Wallpaper v2.9.0
  • NEW: Introduced a new configuration parameter to add space between the website and the sides. To add 5px of space, include "padding=5" in the "Configurations" field.
July 29, 2023
Parallaxer v2.4.4
  • UPDATED: Improved the method for calculating creative width to achieve 100% width of the browser viewport.
July 20, 2023
Interstitial v1.10.2
  • FIXED: Addressed an issue where responsiveness did not work with CSS transition-enabled elements on a website.
July 19, 2023
Interstitial v1.10.1
  • UPDATED: The header section will now be hidden when no auto-close text and logo are specified. This enhancement makes it easier to display the ad without the header section and ensures correct ad sizing calculation.
July 18, 2023
Parallaxer v2.4.3
  • FIXED: Addressed an issue where the active-view feature did not work when the ad appeared within a CSS flexbox layout.
July 12, 2023
Cube v1.5.3
  • FIXED: Addressed appearance issues when an ad-slot container has a CSS flexbox layout.
July 12, 2023
Masthead v1.4.2
  • FIXED: Resolved an issue where the closing button did not function correctly for a sticky banner when the ad was transitioning to the sticky state.
July 3, 2023
Slash v1.2.0
  • NEW: Added video support - the template now enables videos on each side. If unmuted, it plays the sound of the most revealed video.
  • FIXED: Addressed appearance issues when an ad-slot container has a CSS flexbox layout.
June 28, 2023
Rotator v1.0.1
  • FIXED: Addressed appearance issues when an ad-slot container has a CSS flexbox layout.
May 25, 2023
Intexter v1.9.0
  • NEW: Added the option to set an elements filter to limit valid child elements for controlling where to render in text ads. This allows you to exclude specific elements, such as images or paragraphs with fewer than a specified number of characters. To implement this filter, use the following syntax: "tmpl.on("init", function() { tmpl.elemFilter = function(els) {return els;} });".
  • NEW: Introduced the ability to trigger the appearance of a creative after a specified event occurs using JS callbacks. This feature enables you to display a creative when a user expands all text content, for example.
May 18, 2023
Roller v1.3.0
  • NEW: Added support for active view measurement.
  • NEW: Introducing the option to stick a creative to the top (default is bottom).
  • NEW: Implemented the ability to trigger creative appearance after a specified event occurs using JS callbacks (e.g., display a creative when a user hovers over a designated element on your website).
May 10, 2023
Rotator v1.0.0
  • Initial release.
April 20, 2023
Carousel v1.4.0
  • UPDATED: Improved the method for hiding items in the background, which now works with custom backgrounds for a creative, providing more flexibility in design options.
April 14, 2023
Welcomer v1.3.2
  • FIXED: Issue with the "Html code" material source where it didn't work correctly has been resolved.
March 29, 2023
Slider v1.7.1
  • FIXED: Offset feature where positioning didn't work correctly with no offset.
March 10, 2023
Welcomer v1.3.1
  • UPDATED: The specified file width is now the maximum width for the creative when 'Fit' is selected in the 'File Sizing' field.
  • NEW: Class names have been added for most HTML elements generated by the template for easier customization and deeper integration with website design.
March 10, 2023
Carousel v1.3.1
  • FIXED: Smooth edges of items during animation in Firefox browsers.
March 9, 2023
Parallaxer v2.4.2
  • UPDATED: Improved compatibility with third-party tracking scripts.
February 24, 2023
Carousel v1.3.0
  • NEW: Option to set border for carousel items added;
  • NEW: Option to hide items in the background added (useful for when space is set between items);
  • UPDATED: The "Sides in View" field has been replaced with the "Sides" field for improved ease of use. This field now sets the number of sides for the carousel. If more sides are set than there are items (images), the remaining sides will be filled with duplicated items.
February 14, 2023
Responsiver v1.5.0
  • NEW: JavaScript Callback Support - Including the following events: onInit, onLoad, and onClose; and methods: close.
February 6, 2023
Welcomer v1.3.0
  • NEW: The ability to set the height to 0 to automatically calculate the ad container height has been added. This is useful for responsive HTML creatives and images to fill the entire area.
  • UPDATED: The template will no longer affect the website background color settings if there is no bottom offset set.
February 1, 2023
Welcomer v1.2.1
  • FIXED: Active View measurement support improved (previously ineffective in most cases).
February 1, 2023
Wallpaper v2.8.1
  • FIXED: Active View measurement support improved (previously ineffective in most cases).
January 23, 2023
Floater v1.14.0
  • NEW: Exit intent event - Ad will now appear when a user is about to leave the page.
  • UPDATED: Ad will now appear with a small fade animation.
December 28, 2022
Welcomer v1.2.0
  • NEW: A "scroll down tip" button has been added, which scrolls the website down until the banner is out of the viewport;
  • UPDATED: A fix has been implemented to prevent the banner from being obscured on page load due to the browser retaining the previous scrolling position.
December 27, 2022
Cube v1.5.2
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes for improved browser support on the appearance of the creative.
December 22, 2022
Cube v1.5.1
  • UPDATED: We have completely redesigned the animation algorithm. The new algorithm provides a much smoother animation experience for users.
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
December 13, 2022
Masthead v1.4.1
  • FIXED: a closing button of the sticky creative wasn't clickable in some situations.
November 30, 2022
Carousel v1.2.0
  • NEW: Set swipe/mouse move sensitivity - sets how quickly the carousel rotates on an event occurring. Set sensitivity in the "Configurations" field - "sensitivity=X" where "X" is a distance multiplier in percentages - 150=1.5; 100=1 (equal to no multiplier); 70=0.7; 50=0.5; 30=0.3, etc. The default is 70.
November 25, 2022
Intexter v1.8.0
  • NEW: Active view measurement support.
November 17, 2022
Carousel v1.1.0
  • NEW: Optional clickable background with a separate click-through URL;
  • UPDATED: Auto-rotate resumes after 8 seconds when there is no interaction with a banner;
  • FIXED: some positioning bugs were fixed.
November 9, 2022
Wallpaper v2.8.0
  • NEW: Set a different width for the top part (width is equal to the "Page width" by default) - it's very useful when showing just one side;
  • UPDATED: method of how a creative is positioned when showing a single side.
November 3, 2022
Slider v1.7.0
  • NEW: Active view measurement support.
  • NEW: Option to hide the closing button.
  • NEW: Configurations line implemented for more advanced changes in the template (for instance, a default value of the "zIndex").
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
October 27, 2022
Carousel v1.0.2
  • FIXED: Minor bug-fixes.
October 26, 2022
Carousel v1.0.1
  • FIXED: option setting a different click URL for each image.
October 24, 2022
Carousel v1.0.0
  • Initial release.
October 24, 2022
Wallpaper v2.7.3
  • FIXED: Click tracking for the background is fixed (when the clickable background feature is enabled).