How to Configure AdSense Placement in AWPCP

Posted OnFeb 20, 2015     CategoryPlugins     Comments1 comment

In this section of the guide to the Another WordPress Classifieds (AWPCP) plugin, we will take a look at the AdSense Settings.

The AdSense tab controls the placements of your AdSense blocks inside of the Show Ad and Browse Ads pages for AWPCP.

Using AdSense on your AWPCP classifieds may cause your classifieds to be “blocked” by browsers that have ad blocking software enabled.

Overview

In order to setup AdSense for WPCP Classifieds, you will need to create an AdSense Account. Click here to get started.

Once you have completed the steps outlined in the link above, perform the following steps:

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to Classifieds -> Settings -> AdSense.

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Step 3) Complete the fields as outlined below:

A. Activate AdSense If checked, AdSense will display on the Show Ad and Browse Ads pages
based on the selections made in C. (shown below).
B. AdSense code To generate your AdSense code, click here and complete the fields as follows:

  • Select an Ad Type from the dropdown list.
  • Select a Format Type from the dropdown list. For this plugin, 480×60 is recommended.
  • Enter your Client Number created earlier in the appropriate textbox.
  • Highlight and copy the AdSense code to the clipboard (CTRL+C).
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Further customizations for AdSense are available, however, this will not be covered here.

Paste the code copied above to the text area.

C. Show AdSense at position Click to select the AdSense position.

For this example, the default value Under Ad Text was not changed.

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If the fields were completed as shown above, they will display as follows (Client Number will vary):

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Click the Save Settings button to save any changes.

The next step of the guide will focus on How to Configure Ad Placement and Edit Form Settings in AWPCP.

 


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