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AdRotate

Used on over a hundred thousand websites and by even more people! With over a million downloads AdRotate is the popular choice for monetizing your web

Average Rating
3.6 out of 5 stars
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Works Well (Except for inline ads)
By , for WP 4.2.2

Everything works pretty fine, except the automatic inline ads, and while that was some nice cake on the side, it's not essential.

Good plugin, but I don't like where it's heading
By ,

While the plugin used to be just perfect, I don't like it that much anymore:

- blocks grouping as removed
- some features moved to paid version (well i could live with that)
- unreliable tracking - i mean script doesn't check if the JS library was included properly

Useful if wouldn't break other pulgins
By , for WP 4.0.1

Besides throwing some jquery errors (maybe it's my theme), loading its (not so necessary) jquery is breaking other plugins functionality (such as WP-Members). Too bad. Moving to another solution.

Works Good but Updates Can Get Annoying
By , for WP 4.2.2

The plugin works well, but if you run several WP sites the constant (almost daily) updates can be very annoying since you have to physically go into each site and click the update button. Even when using InfiniteWP you need to manually go into each site after the update and click the big green button. When you are running 100's of sites, this is very time consuming.

Good powerful plugin, missing 2 key settings
By , for WP 3.6

I've used AdRotate Free for a couple of years.

I've since tried out various paid competitors such as AdSanity, OIO Publisher and AdPress. All gave me various issues after working hard with them for a couple of weeks. Then I went back to AdRotate and decided to go for the paid version AdRotate Pro.

Overall, I've come to the conclusion that AdRotate Pro is the more stable and more intuitive of all the ad management plugins for WordPress. Any bugs are usually sorted out very quickly by the plugin author.

The only factor that prevented me from giving this plugin the full 5 stars is the fact that there currently is no option to automatically have rel="nofollow" and target="_blank" added to the outputted code. These basic features are essential in my view and I really hope they're added soon. (The plugin author said he'll consider it subject to demand). The "workaround" is to manually add the code into each ad. Not ideal. I docked 2 stars from the rating as I see this as really important. I'd happily give 5 stars if the plugin had these options added to the settings.

Was 5 stars before added pro version.
By , for WP 3.5.1

All the reason I chose this plugin are now only for people who want/can afford to pay for the service. Scheduling, weight, advertisers, email notifications, monthly stats and more are now require the pro version which costs €24.99 and up depending on the version you select. So now I am stuck with finding another ad manager again. Otherwise it was a fantastic ad manager, but there are some easier to use ones that have the same functions as the free version of this plugin.

Ad management, the easy way.
By , for WP 3.5

USED TO BE.

The best free ad/banner management plugin for WordPress IMO.

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