In this tutorial you are going to learn how to install any of the Advanced Ads add-ons.

1. Download

a) All Access

If you purchased the All Access pass then log in and go to the product page. You should be able to download any product listed there.

b) Single add-on or Bundle

If you purchased a Bundle (deprecated) or a single add-on then you should see the confirmation page and receive an email. Both contain the download link to the add-on.

The download link in the email is only valid for 4 hours.

You can also find your downloads for valid licenses without any expiry time in your account.

Problems with the Download?

Do you have issues downloading the zip files? Please read this article.

2. Install and activate

To install the add-on in your WordPress environment go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin and select the plugin file.

After you selected the add-on file click on Install Now.

Click Activate Now or visit the plugin page to activate the add-on.

3. License Key

Note: free add-ons don’t have a license key. If you are using one of them then you already finished the installation successfully.

If your site is a multi-site then activate the license in blog 1 (your main blog) in order to make the updater work. There is no need to either enter or activate the license key for the other blogs.

If your add-on comes with a license key then please go to Advanced Ads > Settings > Licenses.

You find your license key on the confirmation page or in the confirmation email you received.

If you purchased a Bundle, you have access to all the add-ons with their respective activation keys. You will also receive a Bundle license key along with the other activation license keys for add-ons. This Bundle key will only be needed for purchasing renewal of your Bundle after expiration. You don’t need it to use the Bundle key to activate the add-ons. Just keep it for reference.

If you purchased an All Access pass, you only receive one license key which you can use to enable any add-on.

Enter the license key for the add-on into the appropriate field.

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Click on the Activate License button behind the license key field.

add on activation buttonAfter the activat, on there should be a green “active” behind the input field.

If you see “invalid key” this might be the reason:

  • you used the same license key more times than you purchased licenses. This also counts if the same license key is activated multiple times for the same domain.
  • wpadvancedads.com was not available for a moment and so the license couldn’t be validated. Wait until wpadvancedads.com is available again.

4. Setting it up

Every add-on has different settings. Some have their own tab in the settings menu, others have their settings listed in the General tab or don’t have settings at all.

You might want to check the settings page for new options and the add-on manual for more detailed explanations and tips.

5. Disabling the license key

You can disable your license key again, when you move your site or go from development to productive site. The button for this is displayed after the input field for the license key.

Keep in mind that not enabling or disabling a license key has no effect on the duration, which start with your purchase.

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