HTML5 eCard Development Guidelines

Become an ekarda Developer



icon-15Graphic Designs Supplied

All eCard designs will be supplied to you by ekarda as a layered PSD. All ekarda’s HTML5 cards are full-screen, interactive, adaptive and are designed to display exclusively in landscape orientation.
Here are a few samples of our eCard designs:
Sample 1, Sample 2, Sample 3

All eCard designs and coding will become the property of ekarda. Please supply all files once your eCard animation has been approved and all coding has been completed to our specifications.


icon-14 eCard Development

Please download the additional developer guidelines here
All eCard designs must be Responsive & HTML5 Full screen landscape
Cards should include user interactivity (user interact with elements/ make things move & happen with mouse)

Internet Explorer 9,10,11 (Win 7)
Chrome 36 (Win 7)
FireFox 31 (Win 7)
Safari 6.0.5 (OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3)
Opera 12 (Win 7)

Android 2.3.3 (Samsung Galaxy S 1-st generation GT-I9000)
iOS 5.1.1 (iPad 1-st generation)

Semantic code: We want FAST load times please. We cannot use eCards with massive JavaScript files generated by Game Maker or Construct 2.
All code/original source files must be provided to ekarda on request in case we need to modify these.

icon-16 XML File

Please note that the text/logo are variables so these must load via a separate XML file (filename to be card.xml). Copy and paste this link to your browser as an example of the xml file.


icon-17 Exclusive Use

When you think you’ve created an item suitable for ekarda, you will submit that item to us to check the quality.

Although we always like to provide constructive feedback we’re not obliged to give you any reasons for rejecting your item.

We have the final say on whether items are accepted.

Your work becomes the exclusive property of ekarda and must not be listed for re-sale elsewhere.