Providing support for Production Professionals in Magazine Media

The PPA works with publishers and suppliers to develop and raise standards in the production of print and digital content. Through our committees and publicly-available guidelines we provide a forum for production issues relevant to multi-platform magazine brands. Find out more below.

Guidelines and Resources


pass4pressPass4Press

Download the PPA's invaluable Pass4Press guidelines that help advertising agencies produce digital files to industry standards. Look out for Pass4press v11 soon.

CLICK HERE

PPA pic4pressPic4Press

Download the PPA's pic4press guidelines for help in preparing digital images for magazines.

CLICK HERE 

Interactive Advertising Guidelines

These guidelines can be used as a starting point for anyone creating and supplying an HTML interactive ad unit.

CLICK HERE

QR Codes

A brief statement that can be included within publishers' ad specs to ensure QR codes are printed correctly.

CLICK HERE

10 Top PDF Tips

A quick-fire list of ten avoidable things that can go wrong with a PDF file. Click here for more details. 

CLICK HERE 

Mobile Ads

Download the IDEAlliance Static Ad Guidelines for Tablet and Mobile.

CLICK HERE