HTML banner ads are a simple and effective way of promoting yourself or your business on the Web. Banner ads allow you to link back and forth in "banner exchange" programs, market yourself on Yahoo! or other search engines, display your image on marketplace websites and do many other things. You can create a text banner using just basic HTML or you can go further and use a graphics program to add images and styling to your banner ad.
Open a file in your HTML text editor and insert a table.
Set the width of your table and specify the table's "border," "cellpadding" and "border color" to style the banner ad. For example:
Center your ad's text, if desired. For example:
Your HTML Banner Ad Text
Encompass the table's code with link tags so your banner directs visitors to your website. For example: