Possible Duplicate:
Community Promotion Ads - 2013

So maybe last time was a bit longer than "1H 2011". Nevertheless, we now break to start 2012!

What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here?

TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they will appear on the main site as community promotion ads.

But whyyyyyyy?

This is a method for the community to control what gets promoted to visitors on the site. For example, you might promote the following things:

  • cool webmaster tools
  • the site's twitter account
  • cool events or conferences
  • anything else your community would genuinely be interested in

The goal is for future visitors to find out about the stuff your community deems important. And to click on it for great justice!

How does it work?

The answers you post to this question must conform to the following rules, or they will be ignored.

  1. All answers should be in the exact form of:

    [![Tagline to show on mouseover][1]][2]
       [1]: http://image-url
       [2]: http://clickthrough-url 

    Please do not add anything else to the body of the post. If you want to discuss something, do it in the comments.

  2. The question must always be tagged with the magic tag.

Image requirements

  • The image that you create must be 220 x 250 pixels
  • Must be hosted through our standard image uploader (imgur)
  • Must be GIF or PNG
  • No animated GIFs
  • Absolute limit on file size of 150 KB

Score Threshold

There is a minimum score threshold an answer must meet (currently 6) before it will be shown on the main site.

You can check out the ads that have met the threshold with basic click stats here.

  • Is a hi-res copy of the Webmasters.SE logo available?
    – danlefree
    Dec 16, 2011 at 13:07
  • The most I can personally offer is our Apple Touch Icon, which is also the size used in the Twitter ad. I hope it's sufficiently big (though I do ponder what your plans would be if you needed larger!)
    – Grace Note StaffMod
    Dec 16, 2011 at 14:47

2 Answers 2


Follow us on Twitter

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .