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Clicking Through - PHP
As your Web site gets more and more popular, you're going to need a capable banner management program to help you keep track of customers, banners and clicks. Take a look at phpBanner, which just might be what you're looking for!
And that's about it for this tutorial. In this article, I introduced you to one of the simplest banner management programs out there, and explained how you could integrate and use it on your own Web site. I guided you through the process of installing and configuring phpBanner, showed you how to add clients and banners, and also illustrated, with a simple example, the additions you need to make to your web pages to display these banners. Finally, I rounded the discussion up with a look at some of the additional options available in the get_banner() function.
Of course, phpBanner isn't the only option out there -- there are lots of banner management programs available on the Web, and many of them are free. Here's a brief list:
I hope you found all of the above interesting, and that it encouraged you to try out phpBanner on your own Web site. So go on - give it a shot, and if you hit it big, remember to send a polite word of gratitude to the developers who spent lots of time and effort building this application!
Note: Examples are illustrative only, and are not meant for a production environment. Melonfire provides no warranties or support for the source code described in this article.