WordPress: Google Adsense Widget

If you’re new to Google Adsense, you may wish to start with this guide before using this widget.

All of our themes include a Google Adsense widget which will ensure your ads are displayed correctly. You can place this widget in any position of your theme. For example in the sidebar, header, footer or even more sections your theme might include.

You can access the widget from the Appearance > Widgets section of your dashboard:

pipdig Google Adsense widget

How to use the Google Adsense Widget

1. Go to your Google Adsense account and click on the “My Ads” button:

Google Adsense My Ads

2. Here you can access all of your ads. If you have not yet created one, click the “New ad unit” button:

Google Adsense New Ad Unit Button

3. Select “Text & display ads” from the options:

Text display ads

4. We recommend that you leave all of the options as defaults for bets results. Simply enter a name at the top and click the “Save and get code” button:

5. Copy the code provided:

6. Go to the “Appearance > Widgets” section of your WordPress dashboard:

WordPress widgets

7. Paste the code into a Google Adsense widget in your blog’s dashboard:


Google Adsense widget with code

The ad should now be displayed in your chosen location. Please note, it may take 24 hours for ads to start working on your site. Before that time, the ads may appear as blank white spaces.

If you need any help setting up your Adsense account you can reach the Google Adsense team on their support forum.

Looking for ways to monetize your site? You may be interested in this guide.

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