SAM Pro (Free Edition)

SAM Pro (Free Edition) | minimus


SAM Pro (Free Edition) is an easy to use plugin that provides the flexible logic of display advertisements. The successor of the Simple Ads Manager plugin.


  • Flexible logic of the banners rotation based on the ad weight and the restrictions
  • Ad rotation by page refresh
  • Scheduling and limitations by impressions/clicks.
  • Restrictions by the site page types.
  • Restrictions by posts/pages ids, categories, tags, custom taxonomies terms, custom post types.
  • The automatic embedding of ads into the content of posts/pages.
  • Any type of ads (Image, Flash, JS, PHP, etc.) supported
  • Outputting using widgets, shortcodes and functions is available.
  • Customizable accuracy of the bots and crawlers detection
  • Full statistics of the impressions and clicks
  • Safe data migration from the Simple Ads Manager plugin.
  • Google DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) supported (GPT and GAM)
  • Any caching plugins supported
  • bbPress supported
  • Wptouch supported
  • Localization ready
  • Addons API

The public version of SAM Pro (Free Edition) also available at GitHub. You can fork it and make your own improvements.



  • PHP 5.3.3+
  • MySQL 5.1+
  • 128 MB memory limit
  • 128 MB WordPress memory limit

Admin Client Side:

  • At least 2 Mbit data transfer rate
  • Any Modern Browser

Visitor Client Side:

  • No limits

Available languages

  • English
  • Russian

Available Addons

  • XAds – This addon provides extended visualization of ads served by SAM Pro (Lite and Free edition). It adds possibility of displaying ads as popup ads, fly-in ads, background ads and corner ads. All single Ad Objects (Ad, Place, Zone) can be used as content of XAds addon.
  • Ad Slider – This addon adds to SAM Pro (Free Edition) possibility of rotating ads by the timer.
  • Advertising Request – This addon adds to Sam Pro plugin possibility of creating pages of requesting of advertising on the site from potential advertisers.
  • Geo Targeting – Using this addon you can restrict showing of your ads basing on global location of the visitor.



  1. Unzip the downloaded file into the suitable folder.
  2. Log into your hosting space via an FTP software.
  3. Upload the extracted SAM Pro Free plugin folder (sam-pro-free) into wp-content/plugins folder on hosting. Correct path after upload will be wp-content/plugins/sam-pro-free
  4. Activate the installed plugin.

By WordPress

  1. Navigate to Plugins > Add New
  2. Enter “SAM Pro (Free Edition)” at the search field than press Enter
  3. Find SAM Pro (Free Edition) in the plugins grid and click “Install Now”
  4. Activate the installed plugin

More info about plugin installation on the project site

Plugin author


Plugin official website address
If you encounter problems in using the SAM Pro (Free Edition) plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *