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WordPress Help – How to Add Adsense to your Posts with Adsense Plugins

There are many WordPress plugins you can use to add Adsense to your Wordpress website.  I actually use 2 different plugins to manage the Adsense on my website.  This is perfect for any Wordpress theme you are using.  I’m using the Wordpress Thesis theme and it works perfectly for my site.   It’s probably not the best way to achieve this, but I wanted to be able to control each Adsense location.

For example:  I want to have 2 different types of Adsense banners in my posts:

  • Top left corner Leaderboard 728×90 Adsense text banner and
  • Floating Middle Image 468×60 banner
Wordpress Adsense Plugins
Wordpress Adsense Plugins

Overview to Add Adsense via Adsense WordPress Plugins

  • Login to your Google Adsense account to find your Publisher ID
  • Install & Activate WordPress pluginAll in One Adsense and YPN Pro‘ by linewbie
  • Configure  ‘All in One Adsense and YPN Pro’
  • Install & Activate WordPress plugin ‘Awesome Google Adsense‘ by Awesome Dev
  • Configure ‘Awesome Google Adsense
Detailed Steps below:

1.  Install & Activate WordPress plugin ‘All in One Adsense and YPN Pro’

Wordpress Plugin All in One Adsense and YPN Pro
Wordpress Plugin All in One Adsense and YPN Pro
  • Login to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Click on Plugins, Add New, Search for ‘All in One Adsense and YPN Pro‘ by Linewbie
  • Click on ‘Install Now’
  • Click on Plugins, Installed Plugins, Search for ‘All in One Adsense and YPn Pro’
  • Click on ‘Activate’
You will see a message that says:
Plugin activated

2.  Configure  ‘All in One Adsense and YPN Pro’

Configure All in One Adsense and YPN Pro Plugin
Configure All in One Adsense and YPN Pro Plugin

Here is where you configure your adsense look and insert your publisher ID.  Remember use your own Publisher ID and Channel ID.  The settings below are how I would configure my own adsense code and has my publisher and channel id:

  • Login to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Click on Settings, Adsense
  • Set the following values, replace with your own
    • Ad Network = Adsense
    • Adsense ID = 1719145887610317
    • Adsense Channel = 0500328180
    • Ad Type = Text
    • Ad Formats = 728×90
    • Colors = Left blank for default
    • Number of Ads to show per page = 1
    • Number of Ads to show per post = 1
    • Ad Positioning = Top left
  • Click on ‘Save’

3.  Install & Activate WordPress plugin ‘Awesome Google Adsense’

Activate Awesome Google Adsense WordPress Plugin
Activate Awesome Google Adsense WordPress Plugin
  •  Login to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Click on Plugins, Add New, Search for ‘Awesome Google Adsense‘ by Awesome Dev
  • Click on ‘Install Now’
  • Click on Plugins, Installed Plugins, Search for ‘Awesome Google Adsense
  • Click on ‘Activate’
You will see a message that says:
Plugin activated

4.  Configure ‘Awesome Google Adsense’

Configure Awesome Google Adsense WordPress Plugin
Configure Awesome Google Adsense WordPress Plugin

Here is where you also configure your adsense look and insert your publisher ID.  Remember use your own Publisher ID and Channel ID.  The settings below are how I would configure my own adsense code and has my publisher and channel id:

  • Login to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Click on Settings, Awesome Google Adsense
  • Set the following values, replace with your own
    • Adsense ID = pub-1719145887610317
    • Custom Channels = 0500328180
    • Colors = Set to defaults
    • Ad Size = 468×60
    • Number of Ads to show per page = 1
    • Number of Ads to show per post = 1
    • Ad Type = Text & Image
    • Ad Placement = Center
    • Set Donation = 0%
  • Click on ‘Save’
After you install and configure both Adsense plugins, you can refresh your WordPress posts.  You might see a blank space in your posts while Google scans your site to display relevant ads.  It will probably take about 10 minutes before ads will start to display.
Thanks,
Elaine
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