HOWTO: Add Google Adsense to your WordPress site – Part 1

If you have reached this place, you probably know what Google Adsense does – monetize your website in-short.

Follow the steps below to link-up your adsense account to a wordpress page.

Create an Adsense Account

1. First step is to sign up for an Adsense account. You can either use your existing Gmail account or create a new account.

2. Within 24 hours you should receive an email which would state if first step of the review process is completed.  When this is done, you should be able to login Adsense website and retrieve your Ad Code.

3. Logon to Adsense webpage and click on My ads and then click on Ad units

4. Click on New ad unit, this will bring you to a new screen as below

Choose “Text & display ads”

5. You will be asked to provide Name for the Ad unit and the size, style, and colors.  Provide a name and go with default size for Ad size, and click on “Save and get code” to get your new Ad code

6. Your Ad code snippet would most likely look like this

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script>
<!-- tuxNetworks-Demo -->
<ins class="adsbygoogle"
     style="display:block"
     data-ad-client="ca-pub-9999999999999999999"
     data-ad-slot="999999999999999"
     data-ad-format="auto"></ins>
<script>
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
</script>

7. This will be accessible from Ad units page.

 

 

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