SEO WordPress Themes

SEO WordPress Theme Ad Flex Blog

Among our SEO WordPress themes, the SEO WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is a free, advanced, SEO ready, AdSense ready and fully customizable with about 200 theme options. Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is ideal for users who seek for an inexpensive and straight forward way to publish blogs and blog oriented web sites.

Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is flexible and customizable. It comes out-of-the-box with an exhaustive list of more than 200 customization parameters that can be graphically managed using the WordPress Dashboard. You can modify most of the layout items of the theme without touching a single line of code.

Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is SEO (Search Engine Optimization) ready. It permits your web content to adhere to a set of important SEO rules that are known to make your web pages rank better in Search Engines. You can focus more on your content and let Ad Flex Blog handle the more technical on-page SEO part.

Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is AdSense ready. It permits your web site to easily display your AdSense banners. You simply add the code of each of your AdSense banners using the WordPress Dashboard.

Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is Widget ready. The theme come with a set of sidebar Widgets. You can also extend the theme by adding other WordPress Widgets of your choice.

The Ad Flex Blog theme can be set to 1 or 2 columns depending on your preference, with the sidebar on right that can be hidden. The theme layout can be set to narrow or wide. The header can display random banner images and random background images. There're 8 random images that can be displayed to decorate your web site and make it more attractive.

You can also add easily other useful items like your custom RSS feed code, your own sidebar and footer links, your stat counter code, your custom sidebar and footer section and of course other WordPress Widgets.

Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 is compatible with WordPress 4.0.x.

You can also look at the WordPress theme Ad Flex Niche that shares the same design and features than Ad Flex Blog but more ready for niche content web sites.

Here are the most recently added features that is provided with Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4:

  • META Description feature, that is dynamically built based on the content of the post/article.
  • Non-Duplicate Content prevention feature. It's very important to have such feature to avoid your WordPress web pages to be penalized by Google and eventually placed in Google Supplemental Index.
  • WWW / non-WWW Redirection.
  • AdSense Banner management.
  • Blocking Cookie.
  • Theme layout can switch between narrow and wide. It permits you to switch to a wide theme layout.
  • Now you can control about 200 customization parameters via the dashboard of WordPress, and perform all the changes from there without having to touch the code.
  • WordPress Widgets ready.
  • Other features you'll discover by yourself when playing with Ad Flex.

Download WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog

The current stable release is Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 for WordPress 4.0.x.

We're currently working on the next major version of Ad Flex Blog that will be named AdFlex SEO. In the meantime, we've decided to publish the current stable release Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4 for WordPress 4.0.x.

To download the current stable release Ad Flex Blog 0.9.4, simply fill out the download form below to receive the download instructions and to be the first to be notified when the next major release AdFlex SEO is ready and available for download.

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Ad Flex Blog Demo Web Sites

If you want to see some WordPress sites with the SEO WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog in action, you can visit some of our web sites that rely on Ad Flex Blog:

Easy Straight Forward SEO AdSense

This WordPress template with AdSense is easy to use and provides you with a straight forward way to increase your AdSense CRT, and a nice looking design for your Blog. It can be used to combine AdSense and WordPress as well as other Ad banners like Amazon shop or any other affiliate products from affiliate programs.

The AdSense friendly WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog is free to use and it comes with the following techie features:

SEO Search Engine Optimized

Ad Flex Niche and Ad Flex Blog are both SEO Search Engine Optimized to target the best rank possible in Google search engine. The target is of course the Google Top 10.

AdSense Ready

Ad Flex Blog is AdSense Ready. You can easily add several AdSense banners and 1 AdSense Link Unit and without any WordPress plugins. Putting AdSense on WordPress is as easy as installing the WordPress theme.

AdSense Adjacent Images

Ad Flex Blog lets you easily add 8 images (or more) adjacent to your AdSense banners to increase your AdSense CRT. The 8 images are randomly sectionned from your own set of images (10, 20, 50 images or more). It's as easy as dropping your images in a folder to have them taken into account by Ad Flex Blog.

Random Banners

Ad Flex Blog displays random banner images. Everytime the page is displayed or refreshed, a new banner image is randomly displayed takenfrom your own set of banner images.

Random Backgrounds

Ad Flex Blog displays random background images. Everytime the page is displayed or refreshed, a new background image is randomly displayed from your own set of background image.

Stat Counter

Ad Flex Blog eases the inclusion of a stat counter. You can add the code for your stat counter(s) via a user friendly administration interface and your stat counter is just integrated to Ad Flex Blog.

RSS Feeds

Ad Flex Blog lets you easily add RSS feeds. You can add the code for your RSS feeds via a user friendly administration interface and it will be displayed in a fully integrated way with the Ad Flex Blog theme. Your RSS feeds will appear just at the end of your article/post content.

Newsletter Ready

Ad Flex Blog is read to be integrated with your own Newsletter service. You just need to add the Newsletter code to have it appear instantly as the first section of the sidebar.

Exhaustive Customization Parameters

Ad Flex Niche comes with an exhaustive list of more than 200 customization parameters that can be managed via the WordPress dashboard.

You'll see the special tab Ad Flex Blog Options located accessible via your WP Admin / Presentation lets you customize the Ad Flex Blog to fit your taste, colors and needs. You can for instance set the following parameters via WP Admin::

Site Title
Short Site Description
Long Site Description
Site Name
Page Title Prefix
Page Title Postfix
Page Title Separator
Layout Format
Page Border Color
Page Border Size
Page background Color
Custom Stylesheet
Custom Stylesheet Code
Search Engine Options
Search Engines Access Permission
Search Engines Duplicate Content Prevention Mode
META Description Enabled
Header Options
Top Bar Visibility
Top Bar Height
Top Bar Background Color
Top Bar Text Color
Top Bar Text Visibility
Top Bar Text
Top Bar Text Alignment
Banner Image Height
Bottom Bar Visibility
Bottom Bar Background Color
Bottom Bar Color
Bottom Bar Text Visibility
Bottom Bar Text
Bottom Bar Text Alignment
Bottom Bar Height
Link Unit Bar Visibility
Link Unit Bar Background Color
Link Unit Bar Color
Link Unit Bar Text Visibility
Link Unit Bar Text
Link Unit Bar Text Alignment
Link Unit Bar Height
Ad Banner Link Unit Visibility
Ad Banner Link Unit Code
Headline Title Bar Background Color
Headline Title Bar Color
Headline Title Bar Height
Headline Title Bar Text Alignment
Images Top Bar Visibility
Images Top Bar Background Color
Images Top Bar Color
Images Top Bar Border Color
Images Top Bar Border Size
Ad Banner Top Options
Ad Banner Top Visibility
Ad Banner Top Code
Ad Banner Top Background Color
Ad Banner Top Color
Content Options
Content Background Color
Content Color
Content Link Color
Content Title Color
Content Title Link Color
Post Comments Form Visibility
Post Pings Form Visibility
Post Category Visibility
Post Date Visibility
Post Time Visibility
Post Author Visibility
Post Comments Summary Visibility
Post Edit Visibility
Post Content Display on Homepage
RSS Code Visibility
RSS Code Background Color
RSS Code Color
RSS Code Link Color
RSS Code
Sidebar Options
Sidebar Visibility
Sidebar Alignment
Sidebar Border Color
Sidebar Border Size
Sidebar Background Color
Sidebar Color
Sidebar Link Color
Sidebar Title Color
Sidebar Width
Search Code Visibility
Search Code
Sidebar Navigation Section Name
About Text Visibility
About Text
Newsletter Code Visibility
Newsletter Code
Recent Posts Section Visibility
Recent Posts Section Name
Recent Posts Number
Archives Section Visibility
Archives Section Name
Categories Section Visibility
Categories Section Name
Links Section Visibility
META Section Visibility
Custom Section Visibility
Custom Sidebar Code
Images Bottom Bar Options
Images Bottom Bar Visibility
Images Bottom Bar Background Color
Images Bottom Bar Color
Images Bottom Bar Border Color
Ad Banner Bottom Options
Ad Banner Bottom Visibility
Ad Banner Bottom Code
Ad Banner Bottom Background Color
Ad Banner Bottom Color
Footer Options
Footer Bar Border Color
Footer Bar Border Size
Footer Bar Background Color
Footer Bar Color
Footer Bar Link Color
Footer Bar Height
Custom Footer Code Visibility
Custom Footer Code
Stat Counters Options
Stat Counter Code(s)
And other customization parameters that are added very week...

Ad Flex Niche

Have also a look at WordPress template Ad Flex Niche that has a similar web design but more appropriate for Niche content web sites. There're also other WordPress themes adsense that you can see at:

WordPress template Ad Flex Blog author

The WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog was developed by Van Kham CHIEM at VK LabX, a creativity tech research lab owned by VK Solutions..

WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog support

We always try to respond when time permits, but Ad Flex Blog is a free product provided on a strictly "as-is" basis, and no support is guaranteed.

If you really need technical support, you can request a paid support. Customization work are also available for-hire services.

If you find Ad Flex Blog useful and you want to make a donation, it's of course welcome.

WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog license

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. For the attibution requirement, you must leave the credits and link backs in the footer intact with the link backs active and unaltered for this work and any derivative works.

WordPress template Ad Flex Blog disclaimer

Use of this application will be at your own risk. No guarantees or warranties are made, direct or implied. The creator cannot and will not be liable or held accountable for damages, direct or consequential. By using this application it implies agreement to these conditions.

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WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog installation

Web server requirements

According to the official documentation, any web server that supports PHP and MySQL will do but they recommend Apache or Nginx as the most robust and featureful server for running WordPress.

Before you start installing Ad Flex Blog, please ensure that you already have a web server running.

If it's not yet the case, you can do some research to select the best web host for your web site. If the budget is a concern, there are many web hosting service providers that can provide you with with a standard cheap web hosting service that supports WordPress.

WordPress requirements

Please ensure that your web hosting environment supports your version of the WordPress software.

The minimum requirements for WordPress 3.1:

  • PHP 4.3
  • MySQL 4.1.2
  • Any web server that supports PHP and MySQL.

The requirements have changed as of WordPress 3.2:

  • PHP 5.2.4 or greater
  • MySQL 5.0 or greater
  • Any web server that supports PHP and MySQL.

To avoid potential software security reasons, it is recommended that you always use the latest official stable version of the WordPress software.

For ease of life and when your budget permits, you can also opt for a specialized WordPress hosting provider that can provide you with the best WordPress hosting environment.

Start installing

Before you start installing Ad Flex Blog, we assume that your web hosting environment matches the web server and WordPress requirements.

and that you already have a Web server running with WordPress already installed on it.

This page provides you with the installation instructions and useful information to exploit the full potential of this AdSense ready WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog and discover other features of Ad Flex Blog.

Below, you'll get the steps to follow to install Ad Flex and configure it.

Extract WordPress template Ad Flex Blog

Extract the files from the archive Blog-Flex.zip on your hard disk.

You will end up with the new directory:
Your_Hard_Disk\Ad-Flex-Blog

Upload WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog

Upload your local folder Blog-Flex located on your hard disk to the folder WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes on your web server.

You will end up with the new directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog

Activate WordPress template Ad Flex Blog

Now you'll need to activate the Ad Flex Blog adsense WordPress theme as follows:

Go to your WordPress admin.

Click on the Presentation tab.

Located Ad Flex Blog among the list of themes, and click on it.

You have now installed Ad Flex Blog and you already have a running Blog.

You'll see the tab WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options where you'll find an exhaustive list of cutomization paramters. Most of Ad Flex Blog items can be customized via WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options.

AdSense Images

The wp adsense theme Ad Flex Blog comes with several images that appear adjacent to the AdSense banners.

If you want to have your own images, you can upload at least 8 of your images under the directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog\images\Ad

Note:

  • The format of the images has to be GIF, JPG or PNG
    The recommended image size is of 144x104 for best CRT effect
  • The filenames of the images are not important but the extensions have to be .gif, .jpg or .png
  • The images will be displayed randomly
  • It is recommended to put at least 8 images

Random Link Images

If you wish, you can make an AdSense image pointing to a specific URL, so your image behaves like a link image.

For instance if you have the image in the folder WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog\images\Ad\your_image.jpg (or your_image.gif, or your_image.png) and you want to add a URL link, you just need to do as follows:

  1. Create a new text file with the same filename followed by the extension .ini. In this case, you’ll create the new text file WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog-version-number\images\Ad\my_image.jpg.ini. The file name must be my_image.jpg.ini and not my_image.ini.
  2. Open the file you’ve just created. So open WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog-version-number\images\Ad\my_image.jpg.ini and add a simple line that contains with your URL like for instance:
    http://www.domainname.com/mypage.htm
  3. Finally, just save the file, and that's it.

Random Banner images

If you want to have your own banners to the WordPress template, you can upload your banner images under the directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog\images\banner

Note:

  • The format of the images has to be GIF, JPG or PNG
  • The banner image width is 770 pixels if you use the default norrow skin, or 970 pixels if you've selected a wide skin.
    The default banner image height is 150 pixels but you may change the height value via WP Admin \ Presentation \ Ad Flex Blog Options panel.
  • The filenames of the images are not important but the extensions have to be .gif, .jpg or .png
    Now in term of SEO, it's good to put your keywords as filenames but do not use white space or special chars in the filenames
  • The images will be displayed randomly

You can find some sample banner images in the directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Blog-
Flex\images\banner-samples

Random Background Images

If you want to have your own background images, you can upload your background images under the directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Ad-Flex-Blog\images\background

Note:

  • The format of the images has to be GIF, JPG or PNG
  • The filenames of the images are not important but the extensions have to be .gif, .jpg or .png
  • The images will be displayed randomly

You can find some sample background images in the directory:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Blog-
Flex\images\background-samples

AdSense Link Unit

You can simply add your AdSense Link unit by putting the 728x15 AdSense Link unit code in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Ad Banner Link Unit Code.

The AdSense Link unit code will look similar to the following:

<script type="text/javascript"><!--
google_ad_client = "pub-ID";
google_ad_width = 728;
google_ad_height = 15;
google_ad_format = "728x15_0ads_al";
google_ad_channel = "";
google_color_border = "FFFFFF";
google_color_bg = "999999";
//--></script>
<script type="text/javascript"
 src="http://pagead2.google-xxx/pagead/show_ads.js">
</script>

Top AdSense Banner

Ad Flex Blog is a WordPress theme banner Ad that permits you to add your AdSense banner or any other type of banner Ad at the top of the page.

If you want to add one of your AdSense banners at the top of the page, you just need to put your 728x90 AdSense banner code in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Ad Banner Top Code.

The AdSense banner code will look similar to the following:

 <script type="text/javascript"><!--
google_ad_client = "pub-ID";
google_ad_width = 728;
google_ad_height = 90;
google_ad_format = "728x90_as";
google_ad_type = "text_image";
google_ad_channel = "";
//--></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://pagead2.google-xxx/pagead/show_ads.js">
</script>

Bottom AdSense Banner

Ad Flex Blog is a WordPress template banner Ad that permits you to add your AdSense banner or any other type of banner Ad at the bottom of the page.

If you want to add one of your AdSense banners at the bottom of the page, you just need to put your 728x90 AdSense banner code in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Ad Banner Bottom Code.

The AdSense banner code will look similar to the following:

<script type="text/javascript"><!--
google_ad_client = "pub-ID";
google_ad_width = 728;
google_ad_height = 90;
google_ad_format = "728x90_as";
google_ad_type = "text_image";
google_ad_channel = "";
//--></script>
<script type="text/javascript"
src="http://pagead2.google-xxx/pagead/show_ads.js">
</script>

Create Posts/Articles

You can simply add the content for each of your posts/articles by using the WordPress posting feature:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Post
  • Enter your title in Title field
  • Enter the article content
  • Click on Publish

The title will appear as H1 and well as H2. The right column will list automaticall your articles. The order of the list is sorted based on the publishing date. So you can change the publishing date is you want to change the order of the articles.

Friendly URL

The Ads WordPress theme Ad Flex Blog works more effectiently if you activate the WordPress Friendly URL to have URLs like
http://www.yourdomainname.com/articles/articles-title.html instead of
http://www.yourdomainname.com/?p=xxx.

This will ensure Google will like your web pages and other search engines will see well your articles.

  • Go to your WordPress admin \ Options \ Permalink
  • Select option Custom, select below
  • Add in the field Custom structure/articles/%postname%.html
    Of course, you can set any other values of your choice.
  • Add in the field Category base: /category
  • Click on the button Update Permalink Structure located at the bottom of the page

You will need to update your .htaccess file manually if WordPress cannot get permissions to do it itself.

You can find the .htaccess file in the root directory of your website. If the file .htaccess doesn't exist, you can create it

If you cannot see it via your FTP program (which is likely) try going into your the Control Panel provided with your web hosting and accessing the file direct from there. Then simply copy the code from the bottom of the permalink page and paste it into your .htaccess file.

Check that all is working by clicking on an article title, if it takes you to the article page all is well done.

This may seem to be confusing but when you'll do it, you'll understand much better.

About and Contact Pages

It's important to have at least the About and Contact pages on your web site.

It makes your web site looks serious and gives more confident to your visitors.

To create the About page:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Page
  • Enter "About" in title field
  • Enter the page content
  • Click on Create New Page

To create the Contact page:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Page
  • Enter "Contact" in title field
  • Enter the page content
  • Click on Create New Page

Terms Page

If needed, you can also create the Terms page for your web site.

To create the Terms page:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Page
  • Enter "Terms" in title field
  • Enter the page content
  • Click on Create New Page

Privacy page

If needed, you can also create the Privacy page for your web site.

To create the Privacy page:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Page
  • Enter "Privacy" in title field
  • Enter the page content
  • Click on Create New Page

If you need a Privacy content generator, have a look at the following URL:

  • http://www.the-dma.org/privacy/creating.shtml

Sitemap Page

If needed, you can also create the Sitemap page for your web site.

To create the Sitemap page:

  • Go to your WordPress admin
  • Click on Write
  • Select the tab Write Page
  • Enter "Sitemap" in title field
  • Enter the page content
  • Click on Create New Page

Installation completed!

Normally after you've done all the above steps, you should have a nice results when you access your web site.

If you want, you do other things to customize your web site like changing the default colors that comes with the WordPress template, adding RSS feeds, adding a custom footer content, and/or adding a stat counter. All those steps are described below.

Extra Customizations / Features

Most of Ad Flex Blog items can be customized via WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options.

You will find some instructions below but the document has to be completed. So we invite you to go through the exhaustive lists of item that can be customized via WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options.

Stat Counter with Ad Flex Blog template

If you want to add your stat counter(s), you just need to put your start counter code(s) in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Stat Counter Codes.

Your stat counter code will be added just below the footer bar and before the </body>.

It's recommended to have an invisible stat counter.

You can find a free stat counter at URLs:

  • http://www.statcounter.com

RSS Feeds to Ad Flex Blog WordPress theme

You just need to add the code of your RSS Feeds to the file:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Blog-
Flex\syndication\syndication_custom_rss.php

Then you have to activate the visibility of the RSS feed code in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / RSS Code Visibility.

Your RSS Feeds will be added just after your post/article content.

TO BE COMPLETED...

Adding Newsletter to Ad Flex Blog WordPress theme

You just need to add the code of your RSS Feeds to the file:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Blog-
Flex\syndication\syndication_custom_newsletter.php

Then you have to activate the visibility of the RSS feed code in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Newsletter Code Visibility.

Your Newsletter code will appear as the first section of the sidebar.

TO BE COMPLETED...

Adding Custom Footer items

You just need to add the code of your footer items (your own links or extra information) to the file:
WP_ROOT\wp-content\themes\Blog-
Flex\syndication\syndication_custom_footer.php

Then you have to activate the visibility in the field WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options / Custom Footer Code Visibility.

Changing the default Ad Flex Blog Colors

You can change most of the color used by Ad Flex Blog via the WP Admin / Presentation / Ad Flex Blog Options.

Ad Flex Blog Misc Info

TO BE COMPLETED...