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Ad Slots

Using the AdAce plugin you have to your disposal over 30 ad slots. Besides slots integrated within the plugin, you can also benefit from custom theme slots and 3rd party plugin integrations.

Settings Page

All slots are available on the WP Dashboard > Settings > AdAce > Ad Slots page.

Common Options

Most options are the same for all slots. Here, we describe those common options, one by one, to explain exactly their meaning and configuration. Extra options for each slot will be explained in their respective sections below.

  • Ad – an ad assigned to the slot
    Choices: single ad | random ad | random ad from an ad group
    Default: none
  • Override Ad On Tablet – if selected, replaces the Ad on tablet devices
    Choices: the same as for the Ad
    Default: none
  • Override Ad On Mobile – if selected, replaces the Ad on mobile devices
    Choices: the same as for the Ad
    Default: none
  • Override Ad On AMP – if selected, replaces the Ad on AMP pages
    Choices: the same as for the Ad
    Default: none
  • Display on home – uncheck to hide the Ad on the homepage
    Choices: yes | no
    Default: yes
  • Display on singular – defines single post types to display the slot ad on
    Choices: all registered post types
    Default: depends on the slot
  • Display on archive – defines single post types to display the slot ad on
    Choices: all registered post archive pages
    Default: depends on the slot
  • Display on search – uncheck to hide the Ad on the search page
    Choices: yes | no
    Default: yes
  • Display for logged in users – uncheck to hide the Ad for logged in users
    Choices: yes | no
    Default: yes
  • Display on AMP – uncheck to hide the Ad on AMP pages
    Choices: yes | no
    Default: yes
  • Width – use to defined minimal and maximum ad width
    Choices: px values. 0 to use the slot’s entire available space
    Default: min: 0, max: 0
  • Alignment – align the ad inside the slot
    Choices: none | left | center | right
    Default: none
  • Margin – add an extra margin around the ad
    Choices: px values
    Default: 0

Post Content

Available slots:

  • Before Content
  • After X Paragraphs (3 slots)
    Extra options:
    – Number of a target paragraph
    – Display an ad at the end of a post content if fewer paragraphs are found
  • After X Images
    Extra options:
    – Number of a target image
    – Option to show an ad after an image wp-caption wrapper
  • After the <!–more–> tag – place an ad right after the More tag
  • In the middle of the content
  • Before the last paragraph
  • After Content

All the above slots have one more common option Wrap the text around the ad. This option causes the text to float around an ad.

Global

Available slots:

  • Slide Up – an ad stuck at the bottom of every page. A user can close that ad slot making it hidden once for all (state stored via cookie). Example
    Extra options:
    – Enable Slide Animation

Theme Custom Slots

Available slots:

  • Before header theme area – top most ad on a site. Example
  • Inside header – this ad is a drag & drop element of the Header Builder
  • Before content theme area – ad between the header and the content. Example
    Extra options:
    – Background color
  • After featured entries – ad between the Latest Stories and the More Stories sections. Example
  • Before “You May Also Like” section – an ad on a single post. Example
  • Before “More From” section – ad on a single post. Example
  • Before “Don’t Miss” section – ad on a single post. Example
  • Before “Comments” section – ad on a single post. Example
  • Inside grid collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • Inside small grid collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • Inside list collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • Inside classic collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • Inside stream collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • On the left side of stream collection – left sidebar ad. Example
  • On the right side of stream collection – right sidebar ad. Example
  • Inside zigzag collection – ad between posts on an archive page. Example
  • After Link exit counter – ad after the redirection counter on the List post format exit page. Example

Homepage Between Posts Slot

Theme Custom Slots whose name starts with Inside (e.g. Inside grid collection) were designed to “inject” ads between posts inside posts’ main loop. If you want to put an ad between posts on your homepage, you have to:

  1. Create an ad via WP Dashboard > Ads > Add new
  2. Assign that ad to a slot. Let’s assume you use the Grid template for your homepage. In that case, you have to choose the Inside grid collection slot
  3. Go to the WP Dashboard > Appearance > Customize panel
  4. Switch to the Home panel
  5. Select the Main Collection section
  6. Scroll down the Ad setting
  7. Set it to inject into post collection
  8. Define start positon and repetition cycle

Archive Between Posts Slot

Theme Custom Slots whose name starts with Inside (e.g. Inside grid collection) were designed to “inject” ads between posts inside posts’ main loop. If you want to put an ad between posts on your archive pages like categories or tags, you have to:

  1. Create an ad via WP Dashboard > Ads > Add new
  2. Assign that ad to a slot. Let’s assume you use the Grid template for your homepage. In that case, you have to choose the Inside grid collection slot
  3. Go to the WP Dashboard > Appearance > Customize panel
  4. Switch to the Posts panel
  5. Select the Archive section
  6. Scroll down the Ad setting
  7. Set it to inject into post collection
  8. Define start positon and repetition cycle

bbPress Plugin

Available slots:

  • Before X Topics – ad between forum’s topics. Example
    Extra options:
    – Number of a target topic
  • Before X Replies – ad between topic’s replies. Example
    Extra options:
    – Number of a target reply

Download Monitor Plugin

Available slots:

  • On download page – an ad on a resource download page. Example

MediaAce Plugin

Available slots:

  • Gallery Sidebar – only on desktop. Example
  • Inside Gallery – ad between a gallery’s slides. Example
    Extra options:
    – Start at position
    – Repeat after every X positions

Snax Plugin

Available slots:

  • After X Snax Items – ad between items of a list, gallery, quiz, and poll. Example
    Extra options:
    – Start after X items
    – Repeat after every X items

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