Banner 2.3

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
  4. 2.3
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $35.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:


Banner management system.

Displays banners in your header, forum list, forum view and thread view and widget. The Banner add-on is designed to serve self hosted images.

(Example of banners displayed in the forum list)


(Example of Banner admin link in visitors tab)


(Example of Banner admin page)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • Banners can be displayed in 8 different locations in the Banner admin page.
  • The number of banners per location can be set in the Banner options page.
  • Which user group sees banners can be set in the User group permissions.
  • Banners can be disabled in mobile view in the banner.less template.
  • Banners are displayed in random order, each page reload displays a new set of banners.
  • Multiple header banners have the option to display in 'random' or 'name' order.
  • All phrases start with banner_ for your convenience.
How to use:
  1. In the Admin Control Panel, set User group permissions.
  2. In the banner options page, set the number of banners to show for each location.
  3. In the Visitor tab, click the Banner admin link.
  4. Click the Add link.
  5. Fill out the information and save.
Widget setup:

To add a banner widget in the sidebar do the following:

Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
Add widget
Select Banner and Add widget

Enter the following:

Widget key = banner
Title = {leave blank}
Display in positions = Forum list: Sidebar

Questions and Answers:

Q: What is a good dimension for banner images?
A: I suggest 375 x 60.

Database modification:

This add-on will add a table called xf_andy_banner to your database.
First release
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Banner v2.3 changes: Added code to extra.less to allow resizing header banners in responsive.
  2. See description

    Banner v2.2 changes: Added to the options page 'Header order' which allows selecting the order...
  3. See description

    Banner v2.1 changes: Added responsive code to allow easy disabling of banners while viewing on...

Latest reviews

Do not use google adsense but we have sponsors on the forum, and was looking for something simple to display sponsor banners, this is one great addon for that.
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