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Ad manager

Ad manager 1.4

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Description:

Easily manage your Google AdSense advertising.

Live example:

http://www.southbayriders.com/forums/

(Example of AdSense on the forum list)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • Ads are displayed in forum list, forum view and thread view.
  • Ads are displayed top and bottom.
  • Options page allows disabling ads from specified areas, forums and threads.
  • User Group Permissions determine which user groups see ads.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-AdManager-1.4.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/AdManager directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Get your AdSense code (Leaderboard):
  1. Log into your Google AdSense account.
  2. Click My Ads.
  3. Click Ad units.
  4. Click New ad unit.
  5. Click Text and display ads.
  6. Showing = Horizontal banner
  7. Name = Leaderboard
  8. Ad size = Horizontal banner / Leaderboard
  9. Save and get code.
Get your AdSense code (Large Mobile Banner):
  1. Log into your Google AdSense account.
  2. Click My Ads.
  3. Click Ad units.
  4. Click New ad unit.
  5. Click Text and display ads.
  6. Showing = Horizontal banner
  7. Name = Large Mobile Banner
  8. Ad size = Large Mobile Banner / Large Mobile Banner
  9. Save and get code.
Template edit:

Edit the andy_admanager template and update the following four lines:

6,7,18,19

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User group permissions:

Set the appropriate user group permissions, typically the following two user groups are set to Yes.

Registered
Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Questions & Answers:

Q: Should I exclude forums which guests are not able to view?
A: Yes.

Q: Should I exclude threads which Google finds inappropriate (e.g. gun threads)?
A: Yes

Q: Are ads shown on soft deleted threads?
A: No.
Author
Andy
Downloads
77
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Ad manager v1.4 changes: Added code to prevent ads from showing on soft deleted threads.
  2. See description

    Ad manager v1.3 changes: As of v1.3 you need to have two ad units, a Leaderboard and Large...
  3. See description

    Ad manager v1.2 changes: Fixed code relating to excluding forums and threads in the Options page.

Latest reviews

Works exactly as described, thank you. Remember if you want to stop certain usergroups viewing ads, click NEVER, rather than No.
Thank you for this helpful add-on , i hope you add more options for this add-on
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