For every new blogger, it is an achievement to get Google Adsense approved, with the approval you will be on your path to earning money from your hard work. Adsense asks to verify the property by placing the AdSense code on your website. If you are confused on how to add Google Adsense to WordPress to get verified, don’t worry every beginner get confused in the fear of something going wrong. Check out this guide on how to add Adsense to the WordPress website.
How to Add Google Adsense to WordPress?
There are many plugins available to serve this purpose, this guide is for those who want to add Adsense code with out any use of plugins. Also please note that this will add ads to the sidebar only, if you want the ads to display in other places like the middle of the posts, after paragraphs you need to use a third-party plugin like Quick Adsense.
Verification of Google Adsense
Follow below steps to add Adsense code to WordPress and get verified your AdSense account.
- Copy the Code from your Google Adsense Account. The code will look like the image below
- Login to your WordPress admin panel, Under Appearance click on Widgets
- Depending on your theme, add any Text widget/Custom HTML widget to the sidebar and paste the code in the box and save it.
That’s it!! You did it. Successfully added google Adsense to your WordPress blog. If you want to display ads in the middle of the articles or below the posts, you need to edit single.php file in your editor. But I would prefer using plugins to place Google Adsense ads in between the paragraphs of the post.
Start earning now keeping in mind Google Adsense policies.Do you find it useful, do comment below if you have anything to add.