Advanced Ads comes with an Edit button in the frontend that shows up when your mouse cursor stops for more than one second over the ad.

A click on the edit button leads you to the ad edit page in your backend. It is simpler now to find the right ad even if it appears in a rotating group or automatically injected placement.

You can see the edit button at the top left on the following screenshot.

Ad with edit button

There are a few things to know about this.

  • The button is only added to the source code of your website when visited by a logged-in user who has ad management rights. No normal visitor can either see it nor even find a trace of it in your source code.
  • The button is only added when the ad uses a container. That happens for all placements and for ads that use options like Margin, Position, or custom Class. An ad placed using a shortcode or one that is directly assigned to a widget would not have an edit button. It also doesn’t work for Google AdSense Auto ads.
  • You can disable the edit button by setting the ADVANCED_ADS_DISABLE_EDIT_BAR constant. See this example.