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AdRotate

The popular choice for monetizing your website with adverts while keeping things simple. Start making money today!

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48 reviews
Average Rating
4.2 out of 5 stars
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Update caused massage PHP errors and white out of site
By , for WP 4.0

So disappointed. Used the older versions and had no problems. Since the upgrade, it totally crashed our site (white out). When trying to activate it, we get this error:

AdRotate 3.10.8 and up requires PHP 5.3 or higher. You have version 5.2.17. Contact your hosting provider about upgrading your server!

So, we updated our PHP server to 5.3 and it still doesn't work. :(

warning - will lock you out of your website admin
By , for WP 4.0

do not use this plug in. today i tried to log in to my website admin and i got a message saying i needed to upgrade my server php because of adrotate requirements. ok fine. but the only problem is i can't get to any admin page....all of them display the same error message. i can't even uninstall ad rotate!
i don't have time for this. i have a major event happening this weekend with thousands of dollars invested. i need to be able to update my site. and now i have to deal with this???????
i will never ever ever ever again use one of this guys plugins. this is a fundamental error that absolutely cannot be allowed to happen. we have to be able to count on plugin creators not to interfere with our ability to access our website. trust has been broken.

Most Obnoxious Plugin Ever
By , for WP 3.9.2

This plugin gets constant updates for bugs and feature tweaks, breaking any custom CSS one might have cobbled together, then on top of it all advertises the Pro version every chance it gets...not to mention the bait-n-switch business practices others have already documented...this is the most obnoxious plugin in the WordPress repository by far and actually feels like an insult to use!!

Stop breaking it!
By , for WP 3.9.2

This used to be a great plug in, simple to use yet powerful.

But every time I get an update now I feel my heart sink and my palms get sweaty. Which way are they going to break it this time? How long is it going to take me to fix?

Every. Single. Time. I end up spending a good thirty minutes googling and reading changelogs to find out what they've changed (for no reason) and undoing it just to get my ads back.

Stop it. Seriously.

Bye
By , for WP 3.9.1

Updates kill my code work ewerytime!

Ads not displaying correctly anymore
By , for WP 3.9.1

Textadds not displaying correctly anymore :-(

Glad I kept a copy of the old version
By ,

New version nothing like the old one, which actually did what it said it would do. You blew it, Arnan.

no no
By , for WP 3.8.2

Yeah, but I mean, I feel like if pay I will be cheated to buy it.

When I purchase a premium version, I do it because it offers me something more than the free version. But your Pro version now offers something more only because you have reduced the functionality of free version.

All was fine... until an update made all my Ads expired
By , for WP 3.8.1

This plugin used to be first class... but now it's useless.

And one of the worst thing : the latest update made all my Ads expired for ZERO reason. And unfortunately I only saw this a few weeks later, having lost quite a few hundreds $.

Now I'm looking for an alternative and I will NEVER USE THIS DEVELOPER PLUGIN ANYTIME SOON.

Every update brings problems. Not worth the money.
By , for WP 3.8

Sorry to bee so harsh but this plugin - in special meaning the pro-version - is not worth the money.

Every update brings some problems like no more click-tracking, then all ads are deactivated, you have to keep your pro-version update-to-date by yourself (not automatic updates, no messages) and the help in the forum is more or less not helpful.

The good thing: it shows ads, rotates them and should count clicks when fully working. But this depends on the version.

My resume: if you need a plugin to really track all impressions, clicks and stable enough to sell ads to clients - don't buy the pro version. Use another plugin.

Deeply disappointed.

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