[wp-hackers] Advertising on plugin pages

Joost de Valk joost at yoast.com
Sun Mar 1 18:35:25 GMT 2009

Done all that, the results are too meager, even though I'm supposedly  
a top ten plugin author.

On 1 mrt 2009, at 19:05, Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>  

> On 1 Mar 2009, at 16:43, Joost de Valk wrote:
>> Hey,
>> In my ever ongoing quest to find a way to make some money with all  
>> my plugins while still keeping them under the GPL and not charge  
>> for them, I was wondering how the "community" (as in you hackers  
>> and the ppl from Automattic) would react to advertising on plugins  
>> settings pages. I'm talking about adding one 125x125 ad spot to the  
>> top right of my plugins settings pages. Any thoughts?
> Dynamic advertising on a page within the admin sounds like a bad  
> idea, you are injecting html/javascript from a third party into the  
> trusted area of the system.
> Better to just write something nice about donations and make it easy  
> for people to donate - and give them the opportunity to make there  
> donation public (e.g. a thank you section on the home page for your  
> plugin)
> westi
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