AdRotate Banner Manager


AdRotate Banner Manager for WordPress and ClassicPress. Get started with advertising and run successful campaigns on your website.

AdRotate Banner Manager is the free version of AdRotate Professional. Many options are included in AdRotate Banner Manager but some features are exclusive to AdRotate Professional!

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AdRotate comes in two flavours. A regular Free version named AdRotate Banner Manager and a more feature rich version called AdRotate Professional (or AdRotate Pro for short) for which you have to buy a license. Here's how they compare in terms of features.
License Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Activations 1 2 5 100
Support Ticket Ticket Ticket Ticket Forum
Updates 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Advertisements Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Live preview
Weight (visibility)
Mobile adverts
Types of adverts Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Self hosted adverts
Self hosted HTML5 adverts
HTML5/iFrame based
Javascript based (Adsense/DFP/DoubleClick etc.)
Most affiliate banners
Groups Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Dynamic mode (Rotate every few seconds)
Block mode (Multiple adverts in a grid)
Fallback group
Post/Page injection
Post/Page injection for widgets
Scheduling Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Schedules 1/p ad
Date range
Time range
Select which weekdays the advert shows
Maximum clicks
Maximum impressions
Spread impressions
Geo Targeting Single Duo Multi Developer Free
ipv4 & ipv6
Target countries
Target states (Most developed countries)
Target cities
Statistics Single Duo Multi Developer Free
AdRotate Statistics
Track with Google Analytics
Track with Piwik/Matomo Analytics
Bot filter
Monthly graphs
Export statistics
Advertisers Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Couple adverts to advertisers
Advertisers can see overview of adverts
Advertisers can submit new adverts
Advertisers can select groups/zones
Advertisers can set up Geo Targeting
Advertisers can set up Mobile adverts
Advertisers can see advert previews
Advertisers can Export statistics
Moderation queue for admins
Multisite Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Works in a Multisite
Network activation support
Cross site adverts (Network Activated)
Status Notifications Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Dashboard notifications
Email notifications
Portability Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Export adverts to CSV files
Import adverts from CSV files
Maintenance & Miscellaneous Single Duo Multi Developer Free
Basic support for caching
Permission system
Automated updates
Automated error checking


AdRotate Banner Manager is easy to set up, easy to use and is built for your WordPress or ClassicPress website.
AdRotate Banner Manager is designed to be simple to use, yet offers a professional set of features for newcomers and experiences users alike.

With AdRotate Banner Manager you can easily create your own adverts and campaigns with HTML and/or Javascript code or use adverts from your favorite Ad Server such as, Blind Ferret, Yahoo! Adverts, DFP, Google AdSense, Google Ad Manager, Bing Ads, Amazon Affiliates, Chitika, Doubleclick, JuiceAds and many more similar ad servers and affiliate programs.


ease-of-useStats, analytics and other numbers. Clicks matter, impressions are important. And AdRotate counts them all. Using AdRotate’s tracker you get a comprehensive overview of how your adverts perform and calculates a CTR from that.

Easy to use

ease-of-useAdRotate, is designed to be easy to use. This means that all dashboards will look familiar and are styled very similarly to the WordPress dashboard. But more importantly, all features and options are made to be easy to use and understand.

Advert Campaigns

Advertising CampaignsWith AdRotate you can easily set up your adverts. Seasonal adverts or a special promotion coming up? Plan ahead and set up your campaigns in advance. This gives you more time to create content.


NotificationsYou’re always in the loop with dashboard notifications. Get notified when adverts expire, have errors. Never miss an expiration date again. AdRotate checks adverts for many things when you save them and tells you when something goes wrong.

Version details and requirements

Current version: 5.12.7
Plugin Author: Arnan de Gans
Requires PHP version: 7.4

Requires WordPress: 4.9
Tested with WordPress: 6.4.2
Requires ClassicPress: 1.0
Tested with ClassicPress: 2.0

Update details

Released on: 11 December 2023
Update summary: Get the latest improvements and tweaks for AdRotate Banner Manager.

Changelog for version 5.12.7:

  • [fix] Color coding of adverts when editing groups
  • [fix] Color coding labels below adverts
  • [fix] Color coding labels below schedules
  • [fix] Dynamic groups not always hiding first advert
  • [change] Reworked group output and made it more efficient
  • [change] Improved PHP 8 compatibility

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