CM Ad-Changer (CMAC) - Getting Started - The Free Plugin

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This guide covers the free version of the CM AD Changer.
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The CM Ad-Changer free version acts as a fully customized banner rotating server. Banner advertisements can be placed anywhere in a page or post using a custom shortcode or displayed as a customized widget. 

There is no limit for the number of banners which can be made to appear on a given page. Changing the CSS of the banner can be done via a control panel in the admin user interface.

Displaying Banners with the CM Ad-Changer Free version

There are only a few steps required to add a clickable image banner to a page or post:


Activate Ad-Changer in the Settings (make sure Ad Changer status is Active)


Create and define Advertising Campaign

Navigate to  Admin Panel → Ad Changer → Campaigns. Then click Create new Campaign.
Here's what you will see:

Learn more: CM Ad-Changer (CMAC) - Campaigns - Setting up a Campaign


Add a shortcode or widget to any post orpage

You can display campaigns by applying the shortcode  [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”1″]

You can add the following attributes to it:

  • campaign_id – ID of a campaign (required).
  • linked_banner – Should your banner images be linked to a URL? Can be 1 or 0 (default: 1)
  • debug – Show the debug info? Can be 1 or 0 (default: 0).
  • wrapper – Wrapper On or Off? Can be 1 or 0 (default: 0).
  • class – Banner(wrapper) class name?
  • no_responsive – Banner not responsive? Can be 1 or 0 (default: 0). If non-responsive banner attribute is defined, this cancels the use of banner variations, and instead only banners with original dimensions are requested.
  • custom_css – The CSS code which would only be outputted if the banner is shown. (default: empty).
  • allow_inject_js – Allow server to inject JS? Can be 1 or 0 (default: 0).

Examples of custom shortcodes

  • [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”1″] – minimum attributes
  • [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”1″ debug=”1″] – outputs all banner info
  • [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”1″ linked_banner=”0″] – outputs banner as image without link
  • [cm_ad_changer campaign_id=”1″ wrapper=”1″] – wraps banners with div tag

Learn more:
CM Ad-Changer (CMAC) - Campaigns - Displaying a Campaign
CM Ad-Changer (CMAC) - Getting Started - Inserting Shortcode to the Theme Template

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