[DBTech] DragonByte Forum Ads v2 (vB4) Details
by HaVoK -



Feb 2015




1 Year of Service
[DBTech] DragonByte Forum Ads v2 (vB4) Details
Thread starter

What is DragonByte Forum Ads?
DragonByte Forum Ads is an advanced advertising solution that allows you to easily show visitors you have advertisements available, offer multiple ad campaign options including banners, keywords and more and maximise the revenue potential of your community. Full PayPal integration and automated features such as deactivating expired ad campaigns allows you to make money without expending extra effort.

Fully integrated with vBulletin's "Advertising" page, this mod allows you to make use of vBulletin's powerful advertisement criteria, without having to manually accept payments & manually add the ad code.

DragonByte Forum Ads allows you to offer your ad space on the forums at a price, letting potential advertisers submit their advertisements for consideration before they are asked to pay.


If you like this mod please hit the button to the right ---->

Please remember to click the, button to the right if you installed the mod ---->

What does 'Marking As Installed' do ?

* It helps you to stay on top of updates - members who have installed modifications will be notified by us whenever new updates are available.

* For security issues - vbulletin.org will contact all members who have installed a modification whenever a security issue is brought to their attention.

* Marking a modification as installed also helps us know how many people are using our work, giving us extra incentive to provide more features and new modifications.

We appreciate the support!

Other addons available @ http://www.DragonByte-Tech.com/forum

Major Features

Automatic Campaign Handling
When an advertisement campaign is paid for, it's automatically activated. Once its purchased impressions, clicks or days are used up, it's automatically deactivated.

PayPal integration
Supports PayPal for fast and easy transactions, even from credit card users (without the responsibility of storing & processing credit card data).

Powerful Admin Controls
Administrators have complete control over advertisement campaigns, requiring moderation for all campaigns before they are paid for to ensure you agree with all the content being displayed.

Over A Dozen Banner Locations
Archive - Above Content 1, Above Content 2, Below Content
Forum Home - After Forums, Below "What's Going On"
Forum Display - Below Threadlist
Thread Display - First Post Content, Last Post Content
Global - Header 1, Header 2, Below Navbar, Above Footer
Blog Sidebar - Sidebar 1, Sidebar 2, Sidebar 3
Blog Entry - Before Entry, After Entry
Blog List - First Entry

Powerful Keyword System
You can sell keyword replacements, allowing people to convert certain words into links to their sites. This can be especially useful if you're running a site discussing real products, allowing the product owners to quickly convert discussions into potential sales.

Complete Feature List


Payment Processors
Supports PayPal
Configure the description to display to your users when they checkout
Configure your Merchant ID (such as PayPal email address)
"Sandbox" Mode toggleable via vBulletin Options, for testing purposes

Banner Spaces
Integrate with one of vBulletin's built-in advertising locations
Configure the dimensions of the banner shown within this space
Choose how many rotations are available for this banner space
Set multiple banner spaces to the same advertising location to show the banners side-by-side
Configurable placeholder image
Placeholders and sold ads have anti-adblock code

Choose price type (keyword or banner space)
Choose the price per X impressions, clicks or days
Configure multiple price points for the same banner space or for keywords to encourage bigger purchases
Choose what banner space the price point belongs to
Configurable display order for display in the front-end shop

Sold Keywords
Add new keyword advertisement manually - give advertisement space as a gift!
Search sold keywords by active/expired, username, sold date (range), or specific keyword
Search results display a paginated list of keywords
Edit / Update / delete the keywords
Quickly view the transaction for the keyword, if any
Support for date-expiring ads even if they are also Clicks/Impressions limited

Sold Banners
Add new banner advertisement manually - give advertisement space as a gift!
Search sold banners by active/expired, username or sold date (range)
Search results display a paginated list of banners
Edit / Update / delete the banners
Quickly view the transaction for the banner, if any
Support for date-expiring ads even if they are also Clicks/Impressions limited

Search transactions by All, Valid (completed or reversed) Completed, Reversed, Pending or Refunded status, user name, amount spent, date range, ip address
Search results display a paginated list of transactions
View transaction info including a complete list of information received from the payment processor
Quickly view all transactions for the selected user

Repair integration with vBulletin advertisements
Rebuild keyword database for statistical purposes

Group multiple banner space / keyword configurations together in a handy package
Set a new price for the combined Package
Allows user to configure each package item individually
Visually attractive front-end display while buying

Custom Amounts
Ability to set a base price for 1 Click or 1 Impression
Allows users to choose how many Clicks or Impressions they wish to purchase
User configures and purchases like normal
Offers great flexibility in buying advertising

Purchase / Configure Pages
The Purchase page has been revamped, with a new tabbed interface!
Under the Banner Spaces tab there's now a visual indicator for where each banner will be shown
Clicking an ad space on the visual indicator shows only pricing options for that banner space
Sold out banner spaces display "SOLD OUT" in red
Each pricing option for the same banner space is grouped under the same header

Clicks & Impressions has a dedicated Statistics page per-banner / per-keyword
Summary of clicks or impressions stats above the Search form in the Customer area
Displays total clicks or impressions, unique IP addresses, date of first click or impression, date of last click or impression
Ability to click a button to receive an email report of the statistics
Displays the country of origin for users who clicked / viewed each content type
Fully browsable with pagination

"Checkmark" image in the Packages / Discounts display
Border around the ads & placeholders
Padding around the ads & placeholders
Background of the ads & placeholders
"Please Don't Use An Ad-blocker" image
"Your Ad Here" placeholder image

User / Usergroup Options
Usergroup permission: automatically approve keywords
Usergroup permission: automatically approve banners
Usergroup permission: automatically approve bids
User flag: automatically approve keywords
User flag: automatically approve banners
User flag: automatically approve bids


Multiple Currencies
Show prices in multiple currencies
Set a tax rate for purchases in currencies other than your home currency
Configurable exchange rate
Choose a "Primary Currency" that your prices will be based on

Price Bidding
Ability to make a price point up for bidding
Allows users to enter a bid and submit it for acceptance
Admin can accept or reject the bid from a link in an email
User receives email when their bid has been accepted or rejected
Rest of purchase process proceeds as normal

Group multiple package / banner space / keyword configurations together and provide a discount
Discount can be flat rate or % of the total price
Allows user to configure each package item individually
Visually attractive front-end display while buying


This mod displays a copyright notification in the footer of all pages, which includes:
1 Link to DragonByte Technologies homepage
1 Link to Product Description page of this modification
1 Link to Hivelocity Hosting (Removable via a vBulletin Option)
Download Now

Sorry, but you need at least 25 posts and 5 hours online time to unlock hidden content.

(This post was last modified: 02-25-2015, 09:45 PM by HaVoK.)
02-25-2015, 09:32 PM
Find Reply
Register to remove ads

The last reply on this thread is older than a month. Please do not unnecessarily bump it.

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)