In this article, I am going to teach you how you can set up AdSense Auto Ads on your Website, on both the AMP and non-AMP versions of your site.
By now your site must have been approved to run Google AdSense Ads, if not, read this tutorial, if yes, Auto Ads is a way for you to make a lot of cash front Google AdSense.
What is Google AdSense Auto Ads and How does it work?
Google AdSense Auto Ads uses one single line of code to implement all the ad formats available to you on your Website.
It’s very easy to set up AdSense Auto Ads right from your dashboard, go to Ads and then click on the Pencil Icon beside Auto Ads.
Google AdSense Bot will scan your website and deliver a preview of what your site will look like if you decide to implement the Auto Ads ad Code, you can delete ad formats and also increase Ad Load, it all depends on you.
Once you’re done setting things up, make sure you click on Save Changes, then copy the Auto Ads ad code and add it to your website.
How do you add Google AdSense Auto Ads to your website?
If you have a site that runs in HTML, something like a Blogspot website, you should edit your Site’s HTML code and paste in the Auto Ads Code in between the <head> and </head>.
This enables the Auto Ads to display on all your HTML site’s pages and male you more revenue.
You shouldn’t do the same if your site is hosted in WordPress, there are a few ways you can implement AdSense Auto Ads on your website and I’ll explain them below.
The best and most reliable way to implement Auto Ads on your site is to use Google’s own Site Kit plugin to connect to your AdSense account, so long as your site is marked as ready and you’ve enabled auto ads, you should be good.
I did, however, notice something on the AMP version, the Auto ads weren’t showing Yes, you need to enable Auto Ads for your AMP Pages and the codes are different.
Even after enabling AMP Auto Ads, the Auto Ads weren’t displaying on my Accelerated Mobile Pages and it was annoying, Ad Inserter Plugins helped me out but they’ll no doubt slow your site.
Because I use the JNews Theme on one of my sites where I run AdSense Auto Ads, my site runs faster and displays Auto Ads mainly on AMP Pages.
The JNews Theme’s customizer options come with an Advertisement panel which enables you to display ads on AMP Pages, the option will only be available if you activate the official AMP Plugin for WordPress.
Toggle the first option on and it should be the AMP AdSense Auto Ads, you’ll be prompted to enter the data-id of your AMP Auto Ads ad code, it’s usually in the format pub-XXXXXXXX…
Once that is done, Save Changes and then use your mobile phone to preview the AMP Version of your site, it should take less than 30 minutes for the Ads to start appearing.
Google AdSense Auto Ads FAQs
The Google AdSense AI scans your website and looks for possible ad placements, based on your settings, it shows you what your site will look like if you add the Auto Ads Code to your site.
Every AdSense Publisher should use AdSense Auto Ads, because it combines up to 3 ad formats into one line of code, thus making your pages load faster compared to adding three different ad codes.
Once you apply for Google AdSense, a notification tells you that you can start creating ad formats, it’s recommended you customize auto ads within that point in time and then paste the code on your site.
You may see blank spots until your site is approved to run ads, once you get the approval Email, it may take up to 48 hours for ads to start appearing most especially if your site doesn’t get a lot of traffic.
Google AdSense Auto Ads is the real deal in the ever-changing ad tech industry, it enables you to earn more by implementing Google’s own recommended combination of ads, what is better?
On a few occasions, Google AdSense Auto Ads may break your Website, make sure you toggle the option that enables AdSense to optimize the sizes of Ads Mobile and then always preview your site’s pages.
Remember that User Experience is an important Google Ranking Factor and Google won’t be held responsible if AdSense diminishes User Experience of Your Website because you’re the one who placed the ads.