Especially among “related content” ads, ad grids with multiple ads bundled in a block are quite popular. With the Ad Grids feature in Advanced Ads Pro you are able to create such ad blocks from a group by yourself.
You can find the ad grid options through Advanced Ads > Groups after you switched the group type to “Grid”.
In order to create a grid output, just switch the group type to “Grid”. The rest of the options will appear then.
Select the number of columns and rows the grid should have. In our example, the grid has a dimension of 4 x 2 ads, so 8 ads will be visible at all. Make sure that your ad group contains enough ads. If there are more ads in the group, the rest of them won’t be loaded into the grid.
This is the margin between ads as well as between the outer ads and the border of the ad block. It is given in percentage in order to be able to adjust dynamically to your layout.
Especially on responsive layouts, the container in which the ad grid is placed can become very small. If you define a minimum width of a column you make sure that they won’t become too small to interact with. When the minimum width is reached, a line break will be applied and elements will be displayed below each other.
Please be aware that normally, only images are able to adjust to dynamically sized ad grids. You should check your layout with different browser sizes and might need to make adjustments using our Responsive add-on to display only ads that fit the screen.
This option allows adjusting the grid on smaller devices to show a single column in full width and not multiple columns squeezed next to each other.
Check this option if you want to load the ads in a random order or use the ad weight to get them sorted.