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Advertising requirements


  • We accept GIF, JPEG, Rich Media & Third Party Served ads, 30kb in size or smaller.  Larger files may be acceptable (and may involve a surcharge), depending on other demands.   
  • 15-second maximum for any animation.
  • Ads in e-mail newsletters cannot use rich media.
  • Creative with a white background must have a minimum 1-pixel border to differentiate ad from editorial content. Iranian LLC reserves the right to immediately pause a campaign if this spec is not met.
  • Any sound or video must be user-initiated, defined as a click and not a mouseover or rollover, and clearly labeled with "Play" and "Stop" controls.
  • Up to 100K in polite download is allowed.
  • Up to 3 additional loads of up to 50K each may be initiated after a user moves their cursor over or clicks on the ad.
  • The Flash frame rate must be less than 18 frames per second; twelve frames per second is preferred.
  • Specific rich media and flash instructions available upon request.
  • Advertising cannot be directly competitive and/or disparaging to
  • All public policy, advocacy, political or candidate advertising must include a "Paid for by ___" label on all frames of the ad.  It must be clear who placed the ad.
All advertising content must be clearly differentiated from editorial content.   Iranian LLC reserves the right to reject any ads for any reason.