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Create a one-pixel border for ads

Publishers often require ads to have a one-pixel contrasting border.

Add a border when publishing the ad

When you publish an ad in Google Web Designer, the publish dialog gives you the option to add a border and pick the border color.

Add a border while building the creative

If you want to build the border into your creative before publishing, you can create a div, give it a border, and make sure it all fits inside the ad.

  1. Select the Element tool from the toolbar and click the Div element icon on the tool options bar. Make sure the Background color is set to No color.
  2. Draw the div as a rectangle from the top left corner (position 0,0), then open the Properties panel and set the width and height to 100% so the div is the same size as the page.
  3. In the Style section of the Properties panel, set the border color so that it contrasts with the ad's background color, and set the border size to 1 pixel.
  4. Open the CSS panel and add the property box-sizing: border-box in order to keep the border inside the div.
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