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.

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).
September 1, 2022
Welcomer v1.1.0
  • NEW: Set the top margin with the new option (useful for websites with fixed headers/menus).
August 28, 2022
Welcomer v1.0.0
  • Initial release.
August 25, 2022
Cube v1.5.0
  • NEW: Vertical layout - the cube spins vertically (more suitable for horizontal and wide banners).
August 23, 2022
Parallaxer v2.4.1
  • UPDATED: Less "jumpy" effect on mobile devices (especially with the "Fixed" parallax effect).
July 29, 2022
Baselayer v1.6.0
  • NEW: New option to show the layer in full screen or fit in the browser viewport.
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
July 27, 2022
Sitebar v1.1.0
  • NEW: Active view measurement support.
  • NEW: Accepts JavaScript callbacks - events: onInit, onLoad, onClose; methods: close.
  • NEW: Configurations line implemented for more advanced changes in the template.
  • FIXED: Minor bug fixes.
July 15, 2022
Floater v1.13.1
  • FIXED: Active view measurement support bug fixes.
July 12, 2022
Catfisher v1.7.0
  • NEW: A feature to close an ad when a user has scrolled down for a specified amount of pixels from the position where the ad appeared;
  • NEW: Delay appearing of the ad for specified seconds (useful for 3rd-party tags and iframes to minimize the possibility of blank space appearing).
July 3, 2022
Interstitial v1.10.0
  • NEW: A new sizing method implemented - Full (former method "Full" renamed to the "Cover"). The new method fills all ad's container area with the ad (100% width and height, without keeping the ad's aspect ratio).
June 27, 2022
Intexter v1.7.1
  • FIXED: Solved fixed width issue (appeared in full container size).
June 17, 2022
Masthead v1.4.0
  • NEW: Limit the sticky layer appearance only when a user scrolls up or down related to the base ad.
June 14, 2022
Backgrounder v1.2.0
  • NEW: changes pointer cursor when a mouse moves over the creative;
  • FIXED: removes click event when a creative closed.
June 9, 2022
Wallpaper v2.7.2
  • FIXED: Fixed bugs for screens with higher pixel density (like retina).
June 3, 2022
Backgrounder v1.1.0
  • NEW: configuration-line parameter - to render 3rd-party tags within the "iframe" tag ["appendHtmlIframe=yes|no"; default: no];
  • FIXED: Minor bug-fixes.
May 9, 2022
Slash v1.1.0
  • NEW: Show the swipe gesture tip in the middle of the creative.
May 3, 2022
Expander v1.13.0
  • NEW: Option to enable the expanded file preload for better user experience;
  • NEW: Configurations line implemented for more advanced changes in the template;
  • FIXED: Minor bug-fixes.
April 19, 2022
Wallpaper v2.7.1
  • FIXED: Active view measurement support bug fixes.
April 13, 2022
Slash v1.0.2
  • FIXED: Appearance problems when an ad-slot container has a CSS flexbox layout.
April 10, 2022
Parallaxer v2.4.0
  • NEW: Set background image that scrolls together with the ad container;
  • NEW: Set foreground image that scrolls together with the ad container and appears as the top layer over an ad (useful for transparent patterns).
March 31, 2022
Wallpaper v2.7.0
  • NEW: Active view measurement support;
  • NEW: Configurations line implemented for more advanced changes in the template.
February 23, 2022
Slash v1.0.1
  • FIXED: now redraws creative when an ad container size changes.
February 21, 2022
Slash v1.0.0
  • Initial release.