[wp-hackers] Advertising on plugin pages

Harish Narayanan harish.mlists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 09:22:10 GMT 2009

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?

Personally, I wouldn't mind as long as they were unobtrusive and deemed
'safe' by some form of peer review. If either of those were not met, I'm
certain someone will re-release your plugin after removing the
annoying/offending content, and people will just fetch that version instead.


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