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Easy Chitika

Easy Chitika showcases Chitika ads on your blog, with full customization.

I get the error "Error locating or loading the defaults! Ensure 'defaults.php' exists, or reinstall the plugin." What to do?

Please copy all the files in the zip archive to your plugin directory. You need all the files in the easy-ads directory. One of these files is the missing defaults.php.

I activate the plugin, but nothing happens. I see some red error message stating something about PHP version. What gives?

This plugin requires PHP version 5.3 or later. If it doesn't find the right version, it posts an error message in the plugins page, and does nothing. You will need to contact the system admin or support folks of your hosting service and request them to install PHP5.x for you. Usually, all it takes is just an email to get it sorted out.

Note that this plugin requires PHPv5.3+. If it does not work on your web host, please consider the amazing Easy AdSense Pro for all your advertising needs. It can insert non-AdSense blocks as well.

How can I control the appearance of the ad blocks using CSS?

All <div>s that Easy Chitika creates have the class attribute easy-ads. Furthermore, they have class attributes like easy-ads-chitika-top, easy-ads-chitika-bottom etc., You can set the style for these classes in your theme style.css to control their appearance.

Why does my code disappear when I switch to a new theme?

Easy Chitika stores the ad code and options in your database indexed by the theme name, so that if you set up the options for a particular theme, they persist even when you switch to another theme. If you ever switch back to an old theme, all your options will be reused without your worrying about it.

But this unfortunately means that you do have to set the code once whenever you switch to a new theme.

Can I control how the ad blocks are formatted in each page?

Yes! In Easy Chitika, you have more options [through custom fields] to control ad blocks in individual posts/pages. Add custom fields with keys like easy-chitika-top, easy-chitika-middle, easy-chitika-bottom and with values like left, right, center or no to have control how the ad blocks show up in each post or page. The value "no" suppresses all the ad blocks in the post or page for that provider.

How do I report a bug or ask a question?

Please report any problems, and share your thoughts and comments at the plugin forum at WordPress Or contact me.

If you have a question or comment about the Pro version, please do not use the forum hosted at WordPress.org, but contact the plugin author using our support portal.

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-4-25
Active Installs: 700+

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