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Search123 is a WordPress plugin to manage Search123 pay-per-click ads on your blog. The appearance of the ads (color, font and font size) can be custo

  1. Download and unzip the files
  2. Upload the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress and 'Search123' will now be displayed in your 'Settings' menu
  4. Enter your Search123 Publisher ID and customise color, font, font size, number of ads and alignment of your ads
  5. Display ads by widget: 'Appearance'->'Widgets. Add the 'Search123' widget to your sidebar.
  6. Display ads by template functions:
    1. Place <?php if (function_exists('searchFeed_searchpage')) { searchFeed_searchpage();} ?> in your templates.
    2. The function searchFeed_searchpage() can be called with or without parameters. If no parameters are passed, the functions takes the customised number of ads and alignment.
    3. You have the possibility to pass three parameters (example: searchFeed_searchpage(5, "Laptop", "vertical")):
    • number of ads
    • keyword
    • alignment (horizontal, vertical)
  7. If you are familiar with CSS styles, you can check "use CSS file" and define the appearance of your ads in the s123.css file included css subdirectory.


One of the most important features of Search123 is the possibility to select one or more keywords on your own, which are used to select relevant Keywords. You can select certain keywords for every post or page in WordPress. The plugin uses the WordPress special fields to do this. The very popular plugin "All-In-One-SEO" is using those special fields, too. The plugin can use the article tags as keywords. If there is more than one tag, one tag is randomly selected.

The Search123 plugin reads the contents of the All-In-One-SEO plugin keyword field and uses this information to select relevant ads. If you use a large number or very different keywords, it might be possible that Search123 could not select relevant ads and will display nothing. In this case, you can add an additional special field called "s123keywords" and provide another keywords for your post. The keywords in "s123keywords" will be used just for your ads. The keywords of the All-In-One-SEO plugin will still be used for your SEO purposes.

Sequence for keywordselection: Article tags -> special field "s123keywords" -> All in One SEO Pack keywords -> title/category name

Requires: 2.0.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 6 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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