[wp-hackers] Advertising on plugin pages

Joost de Valk joost at yoast.com
Sun Mar 1 18:40:27 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>  
> wrote:
>> 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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>> Peter Westwood
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