Template release notes

As of September 2017, templates may be released separately from new versions of Google Web Designer.

Updating templates

Google Web Designer automatically updates your templates upon launch if you have an internet connection.

 

March 4, 2019

Changes to templates

The following templates are now responsive:

  • Under Banner for Google Ads and AdMob:
    • Standard Banner Build Dissolve
    • Standard Banner Build Slide
    • Standard Banner Static
    • Standard Banner Storyboard Dissolve
    • Standard Banner Storyboard Slide
  • Under Dynamic remarketing for Google Ads:
    • Dynamic Remarketing Side-by-side with Individual CTA Buttons
    • Dynamic Remarketing Side-by-side with Header and Individual CTA Buttons
    • Dynamic Remarketing Single Page for Travel

November 28, 2018

Changes to templates

  • The Star Ratings component now shows in previews from Template Gallery.
  • [Text] Fixed issue with uneditable text in the Dynamic Remarketing Single Page template.
  • The template update progress dialog now shows only when template updates are available.
  • Updated image scaling method in VPAID templates from stretching to resizing.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Aligned Panels and Individual CTA Buttons template (728x90): centered the prices for Product 2 & Product 3.
  • Travel with Search Form template: fixed broken iframe on the expanded page.

July 24, 2018

3 templates have been added as part of this release. Read below for additional details.

Templates added

3 new Data driven for Display & Video 360 templates use the Brand Awareness schema:

  • Blank Slate: A basic framework ready to be customized with your dynamic elements.
  • Cue Cards: 3 frames that scroll down to tell a dynamic user story.
  • Panorama: 3 frames that the user can swipe through horizontally.

June 18, 2018

5 templates have been added as part of this release. Read below for additional details.

Templates added

DoubleClick responsive templates were added:

  • Standard Banner Build Dissolve
  • Standard Banner Build Slide
  • Standard Banner Static
  • Standard Banner Storyboard Dissolve
  • Standard Banner Storyboard Slide

January 11, 2018

6 templates have been removed as part of this release. Read below for additional details.

Templates removed

YouTube masthead templates have been removed. Learn more.

November 15, 2017

1 template has been added as part of this release. Read below for additional details.

Templates added

Bid Manager Dynamic Remarketing Single Page for Retail and Hotel: A popular template now available for Bid Manager, featuring multiple products, headline, disclaimer and animation. Available for both Retail (large product images) and Hotels (star ratings) verticals. (Note: Exits won't work when previewing in Web Designer, but will function normally after uploading to Bid Manager.)

September 27, 2017

2 templates have been added and 2 templates have been updated as part of this release.

Templates added

  • Dynamic Remarketing Thumbnail with Pagination: a swipeable gallery containing an image, text, and CTA in a frame with thumbnail gallery navigation and a navigation menu.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Blank Slate restored.

Changes to templates

  • Dynamic Remarketing Stacked with Individual CTA Buttons: logo and header background colors made dynamic.
  • Dynamic Remarketing with Individual CTA Buttons: CSS cleaned up.

September 14, 2017

5 new templates have been added, and 4 template issues have been fixed as part of this release.

New templates since 1.9.0.0619 release

The following new templates have been added to Dynamic Remarketing for AdWords:

  • Dynamic Remarketing Shadow Box with Pagination: a swipeable gallery containing an image, text, and CTA in a shadow box, all within a frame with a navigation menu.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Scrolling Panels with Headline: a swipeable gallery containing an image, text, and CTA in a frame with headline.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Side-by-Side with Individual CTA Buttons: a swipeable gallery containing side-by-side frames with an image, text, and a CTA.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Side-by-Side with Header and Individual CTA Buttons: a swipeable gallery under a header, containing side-by-side frames with an image, text, and a CTA.
  • Dynamic Remarketing Single CTA II: a swipeable gallery containing an image and text in a frame with a single CTA button.

Changes to templates since 1.9.0.0619 release

  • Dynamic Remarketing for AdWords templates are rearranged to be grouped by appearance, with the most popular groups first.
  • Renamed Dynamic Remarketing Skyscraper with Individual CTA Buttons template to Dynamic Remarketing Stacked with Individual CTA Buttons.
  • Removed Dynamic Remarketing Blank Slate.
  • Renamed expandable templates with "Expanding" in their name to use "Expandable" instead.

Template fixes & improvements since 1.9.0.0619 release

  • Missing and incorrect embedded font issues in some Dynamic Remarketing for AdWords templates.
  • "textResizer is not defined" error in the Dynamic Remarketing Skyscaper with individual CTA Buttons.
  • Movie trailer and theater lookup go to Google Showtimes, which was discontinued in 2016.
  • Missing 160x600 template for Dynamic Remarketing with Pagination and Single CTA.
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