October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019
Do you want to earn passive income from your website? Using AdSense is one of the best ways to make money online! This article will show you how to add AdSense to your WordPress site and help you get started.
AdSense is a program from Google that allows webmasters to showcase ads on their sites. By setting it up, you can place contextual ads in various locations of your website, such as the sidebar, footer, or in-between posts.
Google will go through its ads database to find the most related ads based on your site’s content. For example, if you blog about shoes, it will put ads related to socks and footwear on your website.
Then, how can you get the income? Well, it runs on a CPC (cost per click) system – every time someone clicks on the ads, you will get a certain amount of money. The value is determined by factors such as keyword bids and quality scores.
Before we continue with the tutorial, let’s have a quick look at what you can expect from Google AdSense:
Now that you know the benefits of using AdSense, we’ll show you how to set it up in the next section!
In the following steps, you will learn how to configure ads to your site. Let’s take an in-depth look!
First of all, you need to sign up for a Google Adsense account. Click Get Started and fill all the required fields. Next, you’ll have to connect AdSense with your WordPress site through these steps:
Wait for the account activation process. You’ll receive an email after your site has been reviewed. Once your account is approved, you can start creating ad units:
After getting the ad code, you should embed it to your site. There are two ways to do it – manually or using plugin:
Here’s how you can add the ad code manually by using a widget:
Aside from what you’ve learned so far, here are a few best practices that can help you when using Google AdSense on your WordPress site:
This tutorial has shown you how to add Adsense to WordPress and monetize your website. Give your ads more exposure by driving more traffic through high-quality content. However, make sure to follow the AdSense program policies to avoid account closure.
Do you have any questions regarding Google AdSense? Let us know in the comment section below!
May 23 2017
Thank you, this helped alot.
July 03 2017
I got a message syaing "Paste it into the HTML of http://masventures.uk, between the and tags" I don't know what that means - are able to cover this in your post. It would be good for nubes.
July 30 2017
Thanks Pals I've designed my website What I just need now is domain and host. What do I need to get my files into wordpress website. Please I need your help to anaylize this sequentially. Then, Can I start with free Domain. If so, Please kindly guide me with instructions. Thanks. More grease to your elbow
September 01 2017
Seems we can not more do Adsense on Free version of Wordpress? Can you please confirm this?
November 27 2017
Seems we can not more do Adsense on Free version of WordPress? Can you please confirm this? thanx
Replied on December 14 2017
Hey, Are you referring to a free WordPress hostinger on wordpress.com?
February 02 2018
I was not able to apply for adsense as i didn't know how to do that. But this articles really made me understand it properly.
Replied on February 15 2018
Awesome! Glad to hear it, Sahil! ;)
January 14 2020
This was so helpful thank you!!
Replied on January 29 2020
Hey Lucie, Happy to hear it was helpful :)