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Diagonal Advertising Banner Plugin


The Diagonal Advertising Banner Plugin allows users to create a diagonal banner at the top right corner of a website with a text message and optional link. Besides using the Diagonal Advertising Banner as an advertising text banner, many other uses are possible.

For ideas on what purposes to use a diagonal banner besides for advertising, visit:
Ten Uses for a Diagonal Banner

We also have a blog post on the Diagonal Banner WordPress Plugin.


  • screenshot-1.jpg displays a demo diagonal banner at the top right corner of a WordPress blog.
  • screenshot-2.jpg displays a close-up view of the banner.


  1. Download and unzip the file. Find the diagonalbanner.php file, and upload the ‘diagonalbanner.php’ file to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory via FTP. (Alternatively, you may search for this plugin and install it from within the wp-admin panel.)
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in the WordPress Admin panel.
  3. Click on the “Diagonal Banner” link on the left menu under “Settings.”
  4. Under the Basic Options, use the dropdown menu to allow the Diagonal Banner display to be “Enabled.”
  5. Follow the Instructions on How to Use Diagonal Banner on the top of the page.
  6. Check that your diagonal banner is showing near the top right corner on your WordPress blog.
  7. Please see answer the Frequently Asked Question in the readme file included in the download if your banner is not showing.

Contributors & Developers

“Diagonal Advertising Banner Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Added donation button


  • No changes to the code itself, but moved the diagonalbanner.php file into a folder such that it would install properly from within wp-admin without having to download and upload the plugin zip file through FTP


  • Initial release stable version