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AdRotate

Make it easy on yourself and use AdRotate to place your adverts on your site... Make making money easy!

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33 reviews
Average Rating
3 stars
3.8 out of 5 stars
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1 star
It's not working since the 3.8 update :(
By , for WP 3.5.1

After made the upgrade to 3.8 (plugin version) it's not working. The ads doesn't show up and the manage page doesn't update the status of the ads.

1 star
Want PRO
By , for WP 3.4.2

Just downgrade to 3.7

1 star
Crap
By , for WP 3.5.1

You have to buy the Pro sh*t version now.

1 star
Underhanded treatment
By , for WP 3.4.2

I can echo what so many others are saying here. It was a great plugin for free albeit a bit buggy. Then many of the features in the popular free version were moved to the new pay version, leaving everyone else out in the cold. Granted, $33 (US) is not a huge amount of money, but this is an underhanded way to get people to upgrade. Worse, he was no longer supporting the old version, and had made "security updates/hardening" to the new version that had the features removed, implying that if we didn't upgrade, we'd open ourselves up to security risks.

I understand the authors need to make an income, but his method of doing it only alienates the users who have put up with all the buggy releases along the way (though the paid version has had bug fix updates every day since its release, which isn't exactly encouraging). I'll be switching to a different plugin, not because of the cost, but because of the principal.

1 star
killing free version to create a pro
By , for WP 3.5

When I purchase a premium theme or plugin, I do it because it offers me something more than the free version. Obviously, your Pro version now offers something more than the free version, but only because you have reduced the functionality of that version. I don't think I'm alone in thinking that this is the wrong way to encourage people to upgrade.

1 star
Good gone bad
By , for WP 3.4.2

As others have already noted - "Recently some of the main/basic features were moved to a PRO version (paid version) since v 3.8."

I don't mind paying for a decent plug in but I do mind being conned. Avoid.

1 star
Features removed
By , for WP 3.5

The old bait and switch. Classy.

1 star
Crap
By , for WP 3.4.2

You think I would know better by now about updating plugins. It seems like they only get worse as time goes on. This is the case for Adrotate. After the upgrade everything was broken and not working how it should. Sad when a developer can not be UPFRONT and HONEST when making changes.

1 star
Shame
By , for WP 3.5

What was once a very good free plugin has been ruined. I upgraded the 3.8 version of the plugin and found it did not work at all for me. I have since degraded back to 3.7 and will continue to keep there until I find an alternative.

1 star
It was a good plugin, but...
By , for WP 3.5

Recently some of the main/basic features were moved to a PRO version (paid version) since v 3.8. Read more complains about it from other users on Support Forums: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/what-a-kick-in-the-teeth

Ciao, AdRotate!

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