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Want to display advertisements for open source projects on your blog? StackAd makes it easy to do this. The Stack Exchange network consists of sites with questions like this one that allow users to submit community ads that are displayed on the site’s home page. Thanks to the Stack Exchange API, the data required to display the advertisements can be retrieved easily and used to display the ads on your blog.


  • StackAd displaying advertisements from Super User.
  • Specifying a site when inserting the widget.


  1. Upload the directory stackad to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the widget to the page by visiting ‘Appearance -> Widgets’.


Are all Stack Exchange sites supported?

Yes, all Stack Exchange sites are supported.

Can I have multiple instances of StackAd on the same page?

You sure can. There is nothing stopping you from having as many instances as you wish.

Contributors & Developers

“StackAd” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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