Gutters are served outside of the sites content area and displayed to users with accommodating screen resolution. Gutters are only available on supporting sites and are included in a High Impact Premium sponsorship with a BillboardLeaderboardMREC and Half Page. Gutters cannot be served as standalone ad units.

Refer below for the appropriate Gutter specifications for supporting sites:

  • 160 x 600 Gutters: ELLE, Gourmet Traveller, Now to Love, Women’s Weekly Food & Homes to Love.
  • 155 x 950 Gutters: Beauty Heaven
  • Gutters NOT supported: Marie Claire, New Idea, WHO, That’s Life, Practical Parenting, Girlfriend, Syrup, Beauty Heaven, Beauty Crew, New Idea Food, Better Homes & Gardens & Home Beautiful.


Ad Type
Gutters 160 x 600 (px)
File Size
File Formats


  • All creative is to include a valid clickthrough that opens in a new tab or window.
  • Creative with a white background must include a 1px solid border.
  • Can contain animation and loop twice (play through 3 times).
  • No strobing effects or rapid animation permitted.
  • Creative specifications can change at any time. Always refer to the Are Media Web Site prior to developing creative. For complete guidelines, please click here.
  • Please refer to Are Media’s Ad Matrix to see where this ad unit can run.


Creative must be delivered at least 5 business days prior to campaign go live date.

3rd party creative must be live when submitted to allow adequate testing.

Failure to provide creative within these turn-around times may delay campaign start times.

All rich media ads are required to be served via a third party. Are Media accepts most third party ad servers; please consult with your Are Media Campaign Manager for confirmation.

All rich media ads are subject to testing.

For more support, contact your Are Media representative.