Component & runtime release notes

Component and runtime fixes may be released separately from new versions of Google Web Designer.

Applying updates

While you're connected to the internet, close any open files in Google Web Designer and reopen them to get the latest component and runtime updates. Any published ads will need to be republished.

August 7, 2019

  • Fixed issue previewing ads with images and an environment of "Non-Google Ad" in Internet Explorer.

December 17, 2018

  • Fixed issue with mute button not working for the Video component on Android phones.

November 28, 2018

New components

  • Parallax - Build creatives for Display & Video 360 in an immersive display format designed for mobile web. Layer images to create the illusion of depth as viewers scroll the page.
  • HTML UI components - Add and configure common UI elements like buttons, text fields, dropdowns, and checkboxes.

Changes to components

  • [Gallery] Fixed issue with thumbnails not showing in gallery navigation.
  • [Image] Fixed issue where images appeared doubled on the stage.
  • Image upload dialog now shows an error message when importing unsupported image types.
  • Video URLs containing commas now supported.

November 6, 2018

  • [Gallery] Fixed issue with thumbnails not showing in gallery navigation.
  • [iFrame] Fixed issue with video in iframe not going into full-screen mode.
  • [Iframe] Fixed issue with updated iframe size not reflecting in the browser preview.

August 29, 2018

  • Fixed issue with standard video metrics not firing in creatives built in Web Designer version 4.1.0 or 4.2.0.

August 28, 2018

  • Fixed issue with playsinline video attribute not working on iOS 10+.

August 20, 2018

  • Fixed issue with GotoAndPlayNtimes event not working in AMPHTML ads.
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