Google AdSense

Google AdSense is a popular option for publishers to earn revenue from advertising. Google’s code automatically places ads in appropriate areas on your website without the need for your staff to make any manual adjustments, including automatic optimization for mobile devices. All ads are managed and maintained by Google, but are targeted to your site and audience. Using Google AdSense with Our-Hometown is easy. All we need is a single […]

Page Takeover Ads

Page takeover ads are the ads you see behind the main content of the page. They are primarily for desktop users, as there’s no way you’d really see it on mobile. You could supplement the desktop version with mobile ads interspersed throughout the site for true “site takeover”. To create this type of ad, first down this template.   Follow the instructions in the template to create your ad – there […]

Slider Ads

To turn slider ads on, go to Appearance > Customizer. Go to “General Options” and check the box for slider ads. Save your changes and exit the customizer. There will now be a “Slider Ads” menu item in the backend menu. To create a slider ad, “Add New”, – set the URL of where the ad should be going. Set the “Featured Image” with your ad. The ad should be […]

Newsletter Ads

Email providers don’t generally allow scripts of any sort to run in emails for security reasons. Because of this, placing ads in emails is really just adding an image and a link. If you’d like to track the link for statistics, you can use Google UTM codes or follow the instructions found here to track via AdRotate. Outside of statistics, you’ll just need to add your media image file to […]

AdRotate – Mobile Ads

If you have a lot of mobile visitors on your website and you want to show them tailored adverts. You can do so with the Mobile option in AdRotate Pro. AdRotate has an advanced filter to check if the user is on a tablet, phone or smartphone and using that can show adverts only on desktop or only on mobile devices. On top of that you can also differentiate between […]

AdRotate – Weighted Ads

This feature let’s you to give adverts “weight”, or importance, to give them more attention (impressions) over other ads. All you have to do is set a number (weight) for each ad. There are 5 levels. Where a weight of 2 barely gets any impressions and 10 gets most of the attention. The default value is 6. As you manage your ads you can change this as a setting when […]

AdRotate – Geo-Targeting

Target your audience with geo targeting and show only the adverts they need to see or localize advertisement campaigns using this powerful feature! AdRotate Pro connects to external services. This data is based on the users IP Address and does not contain identifiable information but is very accurate for the user their location at that moment. Enable Geolocation Geo Targeting is not enabled by default. You’ll find a section called […]

AdRotate – Groups

Groups are useful if you use multiple locations or pages for ads showing different categories/niches or sizes of adverts. Most people will want to set up a group for each location. Or perhaps even several groups. Groups can hold one or many adverts. If you put multiple adverts in a group it will automatically show different adverts on a regular basis. Group modes Groups serve multiple purposes and can operate […]

AdRotate – Schedules

With schedules you can schedule adverts. This means that you can make a advertising deal today, set everything up and when the adverts go live next month it’s all automated. Every advert needs at least one schedule. Adverts can be shown from and to multiple dates. For example ads that run bi-monthly for 1 year would have 6 schedules, one for each active period. If the end date passes and […]

AdRotate – Quickstart Guide

Design your ads Adverts are the core function in AdRotate. Creating adverts is relatively simple. Every advert has a bunch options available to make the most of your advertising campaign. In many cases you’ll get a ready-to-go advert from your advertiser. But you can make your own adverts from scratch, too. Adcode Every advert will have a bit of HTML and sometimes CSS/Javascript. This represents the actual advertisement. You’ll need […]

Hero Ad Widget

The “hero ad” widget is located beneath the main logo/menu area on all pages EXCEPT your homepage.This allows you to easily upsell either article-specific space or homepage space to your advertisers.Horizontally-oriented banner ads, such as 728x90px ad size, fit well here.