How to add Ads.txt file

WHAT IS ADS.TXT FILE

Ads.txt or Authorised Digital Sellers is an IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau). It helps ensure that your digital ad inventory is only sold to those who you recognized or identified as authorized. Having your own Ads.txt gives you more control over who is or is allowed to sell Ads on your site.

It is highly recommended to have them on your site or more like a necessity now because it can help curb counterfeit inventory or invalid activity being presented to Advertisers

For AdSense, It can take from a few days to a month depending upon your traffic which means if it makes many ad requests or not

You just need to change the 0’s to your Publisher ID

google.com, pub-0000000000000000, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

HOW TO ADD ADS.TXT IN BLOGGER

FIRST, log in to your blogger blog and click on the Settings option

SECOND, Scroll down look for monetization section, turn on enable custom ads.txt by pushing the button to the right side, and click on custom ads.txt

LASTLY, Add/paste the custom Ads.txt you generate from your publisher account and click on the save text which is at the bottom right side

HOW TO ADD ADS.TXT TO WORDPRESS

I will be using a plugin called Ads.txt Manager to add in your WordPress site

FIRST, log in to your WordPress blog and click on plugins option from the left side of your interface

SECOND, After it expands choose and click on add new

THIRD, Search for ads.txt in the box next to the keyword. An install and activate the Ads.txt Manager plugin

FOURTH, Click on the settings option which is the last second on the list

FIFTH, It will have multiples option among them choose and click on Ads.txt

LASTLY, Add your code or file in the empty rectangular box and click on save changes button

HOW TO CHECK ADS.TXT

The platform for your blog could be in Blogger or WordPress. You can follow the steps I have laid out to add your ads.txt file to your respective blog so, you keep earning from AdSense and other third-party ad networks.

https://YOURDOMAIN/ads.txt

Change the word your domain to your URL or domain name and search it in your browser. If it shows you your code or file then it is working

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A Graduate in Sociology. I started this blog so I can learn about SEO, Content Marketing, Affiliate Marketing etc. You can reach me @hao_sitlhou on Instagram