Banner ads is one of the ways to earn with your dating site, and/or to advertise partner services.


All banners of your site are listed in the Banner ads section (/admin/banners/index/).

List of banner advertisements posted on the website, and their location.

Statistics

The following statistics are available for each of the banner ads: number of clicks, views daily, weekly, monthly, yearly.

Check banners effectiveness from the administrator panel.


The statistics are updated by Cronjob, but you can do it manually each time you need. Click Update stats:

Update banner statistics manually.

How to post a banner on your site

1) Click Add new banner:

Add new banner from the admin panel.


2) In the form that opens, write its name, choose place.

Note that banner places are fixed in the system.

Specify the predefined place for the new banner.


3) Then choose banner type (HTML or image).

  • To add an HTML banner, insert HTML code into the HTML field:

Insert URL link for new banner.
  • To add an image banner, insert a link where it will point (if needed), create Alt text that will be visible upon mouse over, limit number of clicks and number of views, apply some other settings and upload the image.

    Note that the image size should be as close to the banner size as possible for best display.

Insert URL link to a targeted webpage

Banner groups (/admin/banners/groups_list/)

All site pages are divided into groups. The pages that are visited more often than others can cost more to post banners on.

The setting applies to user banners.

To edit the cost, click Edit group, set up the price and save the changes.

Set a pricing rule for banner placements.

Set a price for placing a banner a specific page.

Places

Places editor (/admin/banners/places_list/) shows you banner positions on a page. You can set up rotation time, amount of places in rotation and groups of pages for each position/place.

Customize banner's settings, rotation time, places, sizes.


Settings

Banner settings URL is /admin/banners/settings/, where period stands for activity period of each banner, while email notifications will inform you when there is a new banner uploaded by a site member and awaiting moderation.

Specify the email where notifications will be sent when a new banner is waiting moderation.


User banners

Users can request to post their own banners for a fee.

1)To submit a banner for moderator, they go to Account > My banners page (/users/account/banners):

My banners section in user mode of the PG Dating Pro.

2) To post a banner, one needs to give it a name, select a place, insert link and alt text, and upload the image.

Users can post banners directly from their accounts.


3) After the changes are saved, the banner is sent for approval.

After the banner is added, it needs to be approved by the site administrator.


4) The site administrator reviews banners in the admin panel in section Banner ads > Banners > Users banners (/admin/banners/index/user).

List of users' banners in the admin panel waiting for moderation.


5) To approve a banner, click Edit banner, choose group(s) of pages where you want to allow this banner to be displayed, and click Approve.

You can edit the users' banners by changing the targeted pages.


6) After that the site user can select which of the groups of pages s/he wants to display the banner on, and make a payment to make the banner active on the site.

Check out the Marketplace for additional banner ads options:

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