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SocialAds 2.7.5 is here with Video Ads, GIF Animated Ads, Affiliate Ads & more !

We are pleased to announce the availability of SocialAds 2.7.5 Stable, which brings some greatly anticipated features to SocialAds. SocialAds has been leading innovation in Joomla Advertising since its inception & can boast of several ground breaking features today. If you are not running Ads on your site using SocialAds, you are definitely missing out. So if you are not on board yet, give it a try today !

Whats New in SocialAds 2.7.5

Video AdsMedia Ads - Support for Flash & Video Ads

SocialAds is probably the only extension offering Video Ads. Besides video, we have also added support for Flash Ads.

 

Affiliate & Google AdsAffiliate Ad Support

Add some more punch to your site monetization by running Affiliate Ads alongside regular Ads. Support all kinds of Affiliate codes including Google Adsense.

 

http://www.graphicsgrotto.com/animatedgifs/stickfigures/images/agstickfigures1.gifGIF Animations Support for Image Ads

You are not stuck with plain old static images any more. Now you can add vibrant GIF animations to your Image/ Media Ads.

 

 

Social SharingSocial Engagement & JBolo Integration

With this cool feature, users can now share your ad using Add This. JBolo Integration adds deeper engagement

 

Payment Slabs

Define Day ranges to let people pay by the week or by the month

Authorize.net Recurring payments

Use Authorize.net recurring payments to automatically bill clients on a set cycle.

Backend Ad Editing

Allow your site admins to Edit ads from the admin area.

Improved Promotion Architecture

Easy ability to add Promote anything in a Joomla site with place anywhere widgets. Brings back the much asked for Promote this Group/ Promote this event feature for JomSocial

Allow Ad owners to see their own Ads

One of the features of SocialAds is that it does not allow Ad owners to see their own ads in order to make it fairest to site owners as well as other advertisers. This used to cause some confusion so we now let the admin disable this

Optimized Stats table

Automated archiving of Stats in order to optimize the stats storage & improve performance

Admin Jotpad & Quick to Do list

Single place to see a quick to do list of SocialAds tasks for the admin in the backend.

This is just the Tip of the FeatureBerg !  Checkout the full Changelog here !


Special Offer for Switching to SocialAds

Using another Commercial Joomla Ad Management system ? We have a special offer for you, if you are willing to switch to SocialAds email us the proof of purchace & we'll give you a 30% Discount on your SocialAds purchase.


Not Advertising Using Joomla Yet ?

Dont worry ! Its a good time to start. We are offering you a chance to buy SocialAds at a 15% Discount with the Code EARNWITHJ! . Note that this code is only valid  till 12th of June. So Hurry ! You can also look at getting the Earn with Joomla Pack & save even more !

Changelog

Features Added

Support for animated images ads(GIF),  flash ads(swf), video ads (flv,mp4)
Feature #11611: Added configuration for "Always approve" the ad
Feature #11069: Recurring payment support for Authorize.net
Feature #10997: 'AddThis' integration for sharing ads
Feature #10996: 'JBolo' chat integration
Feature #10745: Payment slabs
Feature #10744: Jotpad in the backend (automated task-list for the admin)
Feature #10628: Eliminate the extra steps in payment
Feature #10131: Add link to promote JS event/group in the event/group page
Feature #9784: Support animated GIF images in upload
Feature #9279: Allow admin to edit ads in backend
Feature #8988: Archiving the 'ad stats' table
Feature #8759: Support for allowing 'Affiliate ad code' or 'Google Adsense ads'
Feature #8750: Allow admin to let ad owners see their own ads if a config option is set

Bugs Fixed

Bug #11884: duration for slabs not editable                 
Bug #11883: ability to have secure Create Ad link                 
Bug #11882: estimate reach empty box displayed even if not set in config                 
Bug #11881: jomsocial toolbar config not shown properly in settings view                 
Bug #11877: JomSocial toolbar messed up in SocialAds views                 
Bug #11866: error in date target of Ads    
Bug #11831 Fatal error: Class 'JElement' not found in AUP payment plugin
Bug #11806: site crashes when uninstalling the component                  
Bug #11765: targeting to incorrect users via targeting plugins
Bug #11764: targeting for targeting plugins not saved in case of unlimited credits
Bug #11752: 500 db error on view adsummary
Bug #11751: document.getElementById("editview") is null on Adsummary page
Bug #11750: get only the required stats applying the time limit
Bug #11728: include reference in payment table for payments via points system
Bug #11683: URL field not seen when ad type changed from affiliate ad to other type
Bug #11674: incorrect msg displayed for payment through Alphauser points
Bug #11673: plugin lang file not loaded in case of alphauserpoints
Bug #11662: Title of the Ad empty even if filled
Bug #11661: duplicate field in form for ad_title
Bug #11659: changes for "have ctr as 3 decimal places" in admin
Bug #11658: changes for affiliate ads in ad type column
Bug #11650: editing zone the shows publish is NO even if it is published
Bug #11649: re-direct to payment form with values prefilled if payment unsuccessful
Bug #11635: cannot buy unlimited credits for Ad in J2.5
Bug #11402: choose the same day in calendar for per day
Bug #11376: javascript breaking in IE due to 'Unknown runtime error'
Bug #11118: Ad submitted even if no payment gateway enabled
Bug #10888: Fatal error in authroize plugin on redirect
Bug #10538: When undo "ignore ad", the ad is not seen again. Need to refresh the page
Bug #10035: Archive / truncate / other way to reduce the load of the stats table on the query

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