The Ad Slider is an addon for the SAM Pro (Free and Lite editions) plugin that provides possibility of rotating ads as slider for the ads that are rotating by timer.


  • Possibility of rotating ads by timer (SAM Pro Free Edition)
  • Possibility of rotating ads as slider
  • Two sliding effects: horizontal and fade
  • Possibility of adjusting parameters of slider
  • Possibility of sliding any type of ads
  • Responsive
  • High level of integration with the parent plugin
  • Ready for localizing

System Requirements

  • PHP 5.3+
  • WordPress 4.1+
  • SAM Pro (Free or Lite) 1.9+


To install this addon you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. Also you must have installed SAM Pro (Free or Lite Edition) version 1.9 or later. This addon will work properly only with Free or Lite edition of SAM Pro.


  1. Unzip the downloaded file in the suitable folder. After that unpack archive file.
  2. Log into your hosting space via an FTP software.
  3. Upload the extracted plugin folder (sp-ads-slider) into wp-content/plugins folder on hosting. Correct path after upload will be wp-content/plugins/sp-ads-slider
  4. Activate the installed plugin.

By WordPress

  1. Navigate to Plugins > Add New
  2. Click Upload Plugin button
  3. Select file on your computer and click “Install Now
  4. Activate the installed plugin

After activating the plugin, visit the SAM Pro plugin settings page and verify that addon appeared in the list of active addons.



This is example of the Ad Slider slot:


Addon adds its own options on the SAM Pro plugin settings page. Thus, to configure settings for the addon, go to the SAM Pro plugin settings page.

General Tab

General Settings Section

Ads Rotation – you can set the ads rotation by page refresh or by timer. By page refresh means that ads will be changed only when visitor refreshes a current page or visits another page. By timer means that ads will be changed in the slot every time period defined by the interval of rotation parameter.

Interval of Rotation – the time in seconds defining period of rotation by timer.

Rotation Mode – simple or slider. Simple mode means that ads are changing one by one and are loading using AJAX when needed. Slider mode means that all necessary ads are loading at one time and are changing by slider software.

Animation Speed – time of animation during changing ads in the Slider Mode.

Animation Mode – animation effect in the Slider Mode.

Limit of the Number of Ads in Rotation – the number of ads that are loading at one time in the Slider Mode. If you have a lot of ads in each ad slot (Place), you can limit the number of the loading ads for more faster page loading.

Allow randomization of the sliding ads – If enabled, the set of ads of each Slider Place will be randomized before outputting.

Upgrading Section


This feature simplifies the process of updating Ad Slider addon. By using this feature there is no more necessity to download install packages and upload them via wp-admin or FTP protocol manually. This way, automatic updates save your time and prevent you from doing boring routine. Thanks to them you are quickly informed about a new version and with just only one click will be your plugin up to date. All important information can be found in Updates section of WordPress Dashboard.

From version you can update the plugin directly from your WordPress blog using Oauth authentication. If you want to use addon under SAM Pro Lite, you should purchase this addon from the same account where you obtained SAM Pro Lite plugin.

OAuth is an authentication protocol that allows users to approve application to act on their behalf without sharing their password. More information can be found at or in the excellent Beginner’s Guide to OAuth from Hueniverse.

To enable the plugin update from your blog, you should generate a Personal Token on the site of the Envato API. Paste the generated Personal Token in the “Your Envato Market Personal Token” field and turn on checkbox “Allow upgrading of the plugin using WordPress tools”.
The required permissions for your Personal Token should be:


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