Chitika offers WordPress publishers a highly customizable monetization tool that allows you to quickly insert our ads on any of your WordPress sites. Installing your Chitika WordPress Plugin is simple, and will only take you a few minutes.
To get started, download the latest version of the plugin here. The Chitika Plugin is compatible with WordPress versions 3.0 and above. Note that until your Chitika account is approved, you will not be able to start earning revenue from your Chitika ads on WordPress.
After you download the plugin, you will need to upload it to your server (upload /chitika-premium/ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory). If you are unable to upload the plugin to your server, you can install the Chitika Plugin from the WordPress admin panel by selecting “Add New” under the “Plugins” section.
Once you login to your WordPress admin panel, select “Plugins.”
Next, select “Installed Plugins.”
From your list of plugins, scroll to the newly added “Chitika” plugin. Click where it says “activate” to the left under the Plugin name.
After activating, your will be brought to the Chitika plugin settings. To get started, first add your Chitika account username. If you don’t have a Chitika account yet, sign up here!
After adding your Chitika username, you are ready to start customizing the ad units. Once you select the ad placement, you can choose from over 20 different ad unit sizes, colors, and colors. Hit “save settings” and your Chitika ads will be up and running! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to shoot us an email.
Using Chitika's WordPress Plugin
To get started using our WordPress Plugin once it has been downloaded, you will need to select it out of the plugin options in your account.
Once you are in the plugin you will need to select where you want the ads to go (above the post, below the post, both, or between the first and second paragraph). You can also stops ads from displaying on specific posts by adding
<!--NO-ChitikaPremium-->anywhere in the body of the post.
After you have selected the placement you will then need to enter your username and password to validate your account. This allows us to track the performance of the ads in your account and make sure everything is counted correctly.
Once the username and password have been validated you will need to select the size and font of the ads you want to be displayed.
You can also edit the color of the font, the background, and link color. We recommend creating ad units that match or blend in with the content of your site. By matching the look and feel of your site, you will be able to maximize performance.
Once you have customized the ads, click the "Update Settings" button to add the ads to your WordPress site and start monetizing.