Banner 2.0

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
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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.
  • Banners are displayed in random order, each page reload displays a new set of banners.
  • 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
Last update
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Banner v2.0 changes: Fixed issue where PHP save code was not saving the correct values relating...
  2. See description

    Banner v1.9 changes: Added header and widget option.
  3. See description

    Banner v1.8 changes: Now using finder for performing database queries.

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.