Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by Ken Creason » Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:33 am

Ads are controlled by Google. A couple of weeks ago we switched to Google's auto ads which are much easier to implement and maintain, and have a nice set of advanced controls that automatically adhere to Google Advertising Terms of Use. As you've seen, it starts out with some pretty aggressive settings and did not take into account the existing ad template. I apologize for not anticipating this. Removing the old ads, making adjustments like reducing frequency and establishing exclusion zones and pages comes with a bit of a learning curve. I'm running comparative tests (each takes a day or two) and working on keeping them out of areas they shouldn't be (like headers and post content areas). It takes a while because changes don't take effect immediately and with server cacheing and browser cacheing... ugh.
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by Bill H. » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:28 am

Ken, there are still a large number of ads between individual posts within any given tbread.
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Re: Pop up Ads

Post by tizzard » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:30 am

warbrds wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:25 pm
So what is with the Pop Up ads?....
Really?
Large ads have ONLY just start appearing on my screen also. They dominate the page.
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by tizzard » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:31 am

Ken Creason wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:33 am
Ads are controlled by Google. A couple of weeks ago we switched to Google's auto ads which are much easier to implement and maintain, and have a nice set of advanced controls that automatically adhere to Google Advertising Terms of Use. As you've seen, it starts out with some pretty aggressive settings and did not take into account the existing ad template. I apologize for not anticipating this. Removing the old ads, making adjustments like reducing frequency and establishing exclusion zones and pages comes with a bit of a learning curve. I'm running comparative tests (each takes a day or two) and working on keeping them out of areas they shouldn't be (like headers and post content areas). It takes a while because changes don't take effect immediately and with server cacheing and browser cacheing... ugh.
Thank you. Appreciated :D
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by Thundercat97 » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:49 pm

Wow, ad after ad popping up. Really takes away from the site now.
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by retro-roco » Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:45 am

I am not seeing ads when the page first renders. Unfortunately, none of the message links are clickable, until I refresh the page. Once I refresh, the links are now functional, and in-line ads (just a couple) are also added to the page... any idea why the links and ads don't render the first time the page loads?
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by Adam » Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:51 pm

Just noticed, no adds, hope it stays, great job.

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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by Ed Roberts » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:50 pm

I Haven't experienced any of the problems described by previous posters, but have followed this thread. My thanks to all who are working to make the board better. I recommend a promotion to you know who you are.
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Re: Pop Up Ads From Hell!!!

Post by warbrds » Thu May 21, 2020 1:36 pm

Full page ads, ads in the middle of posts

All happening again.....
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