Design Requirements

Texas Municipal League (TML) will only accept advertising artwork that meets the following specifications. Files can be accepted in the following applications:

  • High resolution PDF format, minimum 300 dpi vector (preferred)
  • Photoshop (saved as a JPG with all layers flattened)
  • InDesign (convert type to outlines and save as EPS)
  • Illustrator (convert type to outlines and save and EPS)
  • Print Optimized PDF with all images and font embedded

Full page ads must include ¼ inch crop marks

Advertorial Requirements 

Advertorial content must be consistent with the goals and objectives of TML and requires review and approval by the Texas Town & City editor.

400-500 words average per page, depending on number of photos. Photos must be 300 dpi or higher. May submit up to four photos for two-page spread, and eight photos for a four-page spread. Photo release form required. Depending on word length and layout, not all photos may be used.

File Transfer

Please upload all of your artwork to our FTP site.


All measurements made in width by height.

  • Magazine: 9 inches by 10.875 inches
  • Back Cover: 9.5 inches by 9 inches (includes 0.25 inch bleeds)
  • Full Page: 9.5 inches by 11.375 inches
  • Full Page (floating: 7.5 inches by 9.875 inches
  • 1/2 Page (junior digest): 4.625 inches by 7.125 inches
  • 1/2 Page (horizontal): 7 inches by 4.75 inches
  • 1/3 Page (vertical): 2.1875 inches by 9.75 inches
  • 1/3 Page (horizontal): 4.625 inches by 4.75 inches
  • 1/4 Page: 3.5 inches by 4.75 inches