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Ads Manager 2 by Siropu 2.2.2

No permission to buy (€49.99)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0
License
Each installation requires a separate license. With each license you purchase you automatically get 10% off for the next license, up to 50%!
Updates duration
12 Months / 19.99 EUR Renewal (new updates and support)
Visible branding
No
Ads Manager 2 is the new and improved version of Ads Manager 1, designed for XenForo 2. Ads Manager 2 allows you to make money by displaying your own ads or by selling ad spaces on your forum (or both).

There are 10 ad types available:

1. Code
Display HTML/JavaScript ads such as affiliate banners, Amazon product widgets, Adsense, etc. This ad type also supports PHP callback to generate your own custom code.

2. Banners
Display banner ads that you can upload directly or from an external source. You can use multiple images to rotate randomly on each page load.

3. Text
Display text ads with custom title, description and optionally a banner image.

4. Links
Display link ads with custom title. You can use it to build link lists in the forum sidebar or display horizontal links in other places.

5. Keywords
Transform text keywords in thread posts, conversation posts (optionally), profile posts (optionally) into links with a tooltip description (optionally). As admin you can use it without link and can also add inline CSS to style the keywords as you want.

6. Affiliate Links
Convert links to affiliate links using 4 link building methods. Optionally you can replace the link anchor text with a custom text. You can also hide the affiliate URL when hovering over the link.

7. Sticky Threads
Create/sell sticky threads in the forums you want.

8. Featured Resources
Create/sell featured resources in the categories you want.

9. Popup
Display popup ads in 3 ways: XenForo overlay with title and content, custom popup code and popup window with custom window features.

10. Background
Display a background image as an ad with clickable left and right parts of the image. If you provide multiple background images, they will rotate randomly on each page load.

Popup and background ads can be controlled how often they show up and after how many seconds to display. You can even hide them after x seconds of display.

Code, banner (Custom HTML), text and popup ads support XF template syntax.

There are over 90 default positions and 30+ of those are predefined dynamic positions that allows you to display ads between thread posts, conversation posts, profile posts, media items, resources and more.

With Ads Manager you can:
  1. Display ads individually, grouped or in rotation
  2. Display the same ad(s) on multiple position(s) at the same time
  3. Rotate multiple ads in any of the 11 available orders
  4. View detailed statistics for each ad (general, daily, click and Google Analytics statistics)
  5. Manage multiple ads at the same time
  6. Display/hide ads after x seconds
  7. Display ads every x hours
  8. Choose who will see the ads, where and when
  9. Create custom positions and use them in any template or widget you want
  10. Embed ads on pages outside of XenForo on any domain
  11. Automate the ad selling process using packages
  12. Sell ads per day, week, month, year, CPM or CPC
  13. Use backup ads when there are no active paid ads
  14. Globally hide ads from certain threads or pages such as login, register, etc
  15. Enable advertiser page where all active ads are displayed
  16. Add advertisers to custom user groups
  17. Use XF template syntax to include templates and widgets in ads
Use Position Criteria to display ads based on thread title, author, tag, prefix and more.
Use Device Criteria to target certain devices based on type and model, platform and browser.
Use Geo Criteria to target/block specific countries.

Has a built in click fraud protection for third-party ads such as AdSense that allows you to hide the ad after it has been clicked x times by the same visitor.

Has a built in AdBlock detector with option to display a backup ad, a message or force users to disable it.
Images in banner and text ads are loaded using the lazy load method,

When selling ads, you can offer promo codes and discounts based on the purchase value and length.
When selling keyword ads, you can set premium keywords with a higher price and also give advertisers the option to opt in for "exclusive keyword use" for an extra fee.
When selling sticky threads you can set different prices for each forum.
When selling featured resources you can set different prices for each category.

Views/impressions and clicks from the same user can be set to count every time or every x hours.
You can set to count views/impressions when the ad loads or when the ad is visible on the screen.

And a lot more.

Live Demo available at PM request.
Author
Siropu
First release
Last update
Rating
4.82 star(s) 17 ratings

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Latest reviews

Very good add-on! Its really well designed and worth every single cent. Also the support is always fast and very good :)
Absolutely great support from Siropu, I couldn't be happier with this addon as an AdManager for my Forum.
As feature rich as this add-on is, I don't think it’s going to work for us (and it probably won’t work for most other big boards either). It’s really disappointing as it’s so close to being a full-blown ad solution, it’s just lacking some basic but incredibly important features. Once a site grows beyond simply selling rotating ad spaces CPM’s come into play, and being able to control how impressions are delivered over a period of time is absolutely vital. For example, if we sell an advertiser a package with 100,000 impressions we should be able to specify whether they’ll be delivered over a week, a month, etc. Also lacking is the ability to set frequency caps. I’m hoping @siropu will work with us big guys to implement these features in the future.
Great support and the add on works perfectly, couldn't be happier! Definitely the best way to get the most out of monetizing your forum.
As always, just an amazing system. Loved the xf1 version, the new additions and ease of use in this one... best ads system for XF without question.
This is absolutely the BEST ad manager I have seen for Xenforo (and I've been through two others already) -- Siropu not only creates an extremely powerful and full featured system, but they are responsive to the needs of their add-on owners with quick, efficient and friendly support - as well as feature enhancements. If you want to help generate site revenue this is a one stop solution for really providing your community with an amazing ads solution. Well done Siropu!!
Great add on, responsive developer, very glad for his help getting the functionality I needed to run DFP ads on my forum!
Easily one of the most useful add-ons for our large scale forum. Continuous updates, friendly support, and leading features make this add-on a must-have.
PERFECT. This is one of the best implemented, thought-out add-ons of any kind. Well worth twice the price. The only thing missing is the ability to run site background ads.
Incredible support, really fast and helpful. Great addon for managing advertising with tons of options. Recommended.
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