Search and replace

How to move from Advertising Manager to AdRotate in WordPress ?

Advertising Manager

Advertising Manager is from Version 3.4.19 | By Scott Switzer 

It was one of the best Advertising Manager for WordPress Plugin. and now their Plugin website

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Asked by raven2099
raven2099 – thanks for the query. I am no longer supporting Advertising Manager. OpenX still supports it I believe. You may want to try their forums or twitter to get an answer.
Sorry I cannot be more helpful!


That means they do not support and stop for update for the version.

And now, is the time for WordPress 3.3, you need a newer version Advertisment Plugin for your Ads.

I’m here to write a note, how I move from Advertising Manager to AdRotate in WordPress.

Install AdRotate

Firstly, install the Plugin ,  AdRotate.

Install AdRotate

Install Search & Replace

Then install the Search & Replace Plugin.

Install search and replace

Ad Management

Setting up your Ads in AdRotate -> Manage Ads.

Paste in the Title and AdCode. After save, it will generate the short code like this.

[ adrotate banner=”1″]


Ad Management

Code Replacing

Replace the old code to the new code.

The old code is [ad#Google Adsense 468 x 60], we would like to replace to [ adrotate banner=”1″].

So we use the plugin Search & Replace

We need to replace the code in content only, so

  • Tick the Content
  • Search for  [ad#Google Adsense 468 x 60]
  • Replaced with  [ adrotate banner=”1″]


Search and replace

Search & Replace the code

Search and replace success

Just follow the step to replace all your other Ads like

[ad#Google Adsense 468 x 60]
[ad#Google Adsense 160 x 600]
[ad#Google Adsense 300 x 250]
[ad#Google Adsense 336 x 280]

Make sure you do backup before start do anything, because this is direct access to your database.

Remember to deactive all those plugin after replaced.