A lot of WordPress websites get big amounts of traffic and want to display ads for monetizing their blog, in this case they need some banner rotator or ad management plugin, because WP does not have such features by default.
Today we analyze and get a bit deeper in WordPress All In One Banner Rotator / Content Slider plugin. What is interesting here – one extension combines two functions – ad rotator and Featured Content Slider jQuery in one, so you can manage ads and slideshows in one place.
Created on: 17 March 2012
Last update: 8 February 2013
IE7, IE8, IE9, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome
Banner Rotator / Content Slider features and settings
If you need standalone (you are not using WP) jQuery plugin version – you can download it from CodeCanyon. This WordPress plugin comes with 5 different parts inside:
- Ad and banner rotator
- Thumbnail ad rotator and manager
- Banner with Playlists feature
- WordPress Content Slider for Website
- Carousel slideshow
Every part of WordPress Banner Plugin has it’s own settings and features, we will write down the most interesting and most important from the first look:
- WordPress Ad Rotator can be used to slideshow YouTube, Vimeo videos and even HTML content
- 3 skins, animation effects and 16 photo transitions for your banners
- You can set sorting of carousel slideshow items and slides
- Supports multiple posts carousels on one page
- You can use extension for creating banner and small galleries on your blog sidebar using widget
- All plugin parts have timer included
- Banner rotator is touch screen devices compatible and supports mobile devides like phones and tablets (iPhone, iPad etc.)
- Various settings for you banner ads – enable/disable controls, thumbs, autoplay settings etc.
- Plugin also supports multiple sliders/rotators on one page
- Responsive ad manager with fluid layout to fit your design
Compatibility with WordPress
Banner Rotator works with WordPress versions: WordPress 3.5, WordPress 3.4, WordPress 3.3, WordPress 3.2, WordPress 3.1, WordPress 3.0, jQuery
Banner Rotator WordPress screenshots
So after reading a lot about features, there is need to see how it looks for users.
Here are some plugin screenshots so you imagine how it will be displayed in your website or blog. 16 pictures, and these are just small examples if what can you do, because plugin has 5 different types of rotators, and every type has it’s own settings, skins and features.
How-To videos and instructions
Well it looks like author made really big job by making a lot of videos with plugin usage. So here there is no point to put every video, just the most interesting parts. Links to all videos you can find on plugin info page or in authors YouTube channel. So here are videos, that will help you to get some understanding about plugin management and documentation.
Managing text over images in banner rotator
How to create banner with thumbnails
Content slider with animated images settings
How to create and manage content carousel
There are really more videos, but i would suggest to watch them if you already purchased plugin and have questions or some problems.
Plugin support and community
So you want to buy plugin and will need support for it? Who can and where can help you? There are some places:
Plugin is already sold more than 1500 times and has 400+ comments so good idea would be to use some ticket tracking software like Ticksy. Just saying…
Get the plugin
Where to get plugin (if you still not purchased it) – well you can directly download WordPress banner rotator and slider plugin after purchase from CodeCanyon. After that you will get free support, free updates and newest versions.
In conclusion – it looks like All In One Banner Rotator / Content Slider WordPress extension is kind of big peace of software. What is impressive – effect, animation and really good back-end. You can create animations and add various effects to your slide contents – that is great, because only few plugins can do that on top of transition effects.
I would really consider buying this plugin if i would need banner rotator and content slider in one! Just take a look at screenshots and preview plugin effects in demos – and you will be really amazed that you can get this WP extension for 18$ only.