Simple Ads

Last Update: Apr 3, 2021

This addon is 100% hooks based requiring no source edits to install.

Works with ElkArte: 1.1


You can define various HTML Ad blocks and then set when, where and who will see those blocks. Create custom ad actions when other addons are installed. Use predefined templates to wrap your ads or use just your own HTML.


You can position your Ads in the following areas

  • Overall Header
  • Overall Footer
  • Below Menu
  • Above Info Center
  • Above Footer
  • Left Side
  • Right Side
  • After First Post
  • Inside First Post
  • After Last Post

You can limit the displaying of an ad by

  • time
  • clicks
  • impressions
  • membergroups
  • actions


Download a package by URL

  • Download a package by URL is a quick way to download a package from the web to your forum. Using (Package Manager -> Download Package) enter the below link under the “Download a package by url” field and select Download. This will save the package to your server where you can install it.

Upload a Package

  • Alternatively, download the package using the below link and then using (Package Manager -> Upload Package) browse to where you saved the package on your computer and upload it to the server. You may also FTP the downloaded file directly to your packages directory.


This ElkArte Addon is subject to the terms of the BSD 3-Clause Simplified (the “License”). You can obtain a copy of the License at