Ad banner.Also known as banner ad,online ad,standard ad size.
Simply an online advertisement on a Web page,it usually links to another Website,buffer page,or landing page.
Traditionally,ad banners have been the most conventional unit of advertising on the internet, and can cost anywhere from FREE to $5,000 to more than $100,000 per month, obviously depending on the amount of traffic and page views the Website receives, or the CPC or CPA the advertisement receives.
It is referred to as an ad banner for the reason that, it is in the shape of a banner, commonly placed at the top or base of a Web page.
The terminology "ad banner" loosely refers to any form of web ad, as well as little rectangular boxes known as buttons and large vertical boxes known as skyscrapers.
This form of online advertising entails embedding an advertisement into a web page,and it's main aim is to simply attract traffic to a website.
This is achieved by linking to the website of the advertiser.
It is quite normal to find images in a high-aspect ratio shape (meaning either short and wide, or tall and narrow)and that is where the reference to banners comes in.
These images are usually placed on web pages that have interesting content, such as a newspaper article or an opinion piece.
Affiliates earn money usually on a CPC (cost per click) basis, for every unique user click on the ad, the affiliate earns money.
The size of a typical web banner 468×60 pixels.
The web banner is displayed when a web page that references the banner is loaded into a web browser.
This event is known as an "impression".
When the viewer clicks on the banner, the viewer is directed to the website advertised in the banner.
This event is known as a "click through".
For the majority of cases, banners are delivered by a central ad server.
Full Banner 468 x 60
Half Banner 234 x 60
button 1 120 x 90
Button 2 120 x 60
Micro Bar 88 x 31
Micro Button 80 x 15
Vertical Banner 120 x 240
Square Button 125 x 125
Thin Skyscraper 120 x 600
Standard Skyscraper 160 x 600
Half Page 300 x 600