Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems

Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems
Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems



Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems - Having a blog that has been registered with Google Adsense is indeed a special attraction for blog owners. Because in other words, our blog can already be used to earn income. So, the first time the blog was received by Google Adsense, every user or publisher was required to upload an ads.txt file to their site.

If the ads.txt has not been installed, there will be a notification in the Adsense account where the user is required to immediately install the ads.txt file on the website, otherwise the income earned will be at risk. More or less the contents of the ads.txt notification are as follows.

Your earnings are at risk - you need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid serious impact on your earnings.

Then how do you fix the Adnsese ads.txt problem? How to fix it yourself, we just have to follow the guide that has been provided in the notification. Because many blogs are created using Blogger and WordPress, for that we will discuss a tutorial on how to fix Ads.txt problems for blogs created using these two blog platforms.

Get to know the Ads.txt File

Quoting from Google's help page, the Ads.txt file is a program designed by the IAB to help reduce fraudulent acts. Digital advertising inventory is only sold through identified authorized sellers (such as AdSense).

This program is also a solution specially made to fight domain spoofing, buyers can check if the seller is a legitimate and certified investment source.

How to Activate Ads.txt on Blogger

Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems
Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems



Step #1 : Enter the Blogger Dashboard
Step #2 : Then enter the Settings menu
Step #3 : Then scroll down until you find the Monetization option
Step #4 : Activate custom ads.txt, In the custom ads.txt column enter the following code
google.com, pub-0000000000000000, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0
Replace the code marked with your Google Adsense account Publisher ID .

Step #5 : Save and done

How to see your Adsense Publisher ID, you can enter the Adsense Dashboard > Settings > Account Information as shown in the following image.

How to Enable Ads.txt in Wordpress

Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems
Guide to Fixing Google Adsense Ads.txt Problems



There are two ways to activate Adsense Ads.txt on WordPress, namely by using a plugin or installing ads.txt manually by uploading the ads.txt file to the root directory via Cpanel.

Enabling Ads.txt in Wordpress (Plugins)

if you use WordPress Non Self-Hosted then using plugins is the best way to activate Adsense ads.txt. Now for the tutorial itself follow the following guide:

Step #1 : Enter the Wordpress Admin Dashboard
Step #2 : Open the plugins menu
Step #3 : Then click Add New then look for the plugin named " ads.txt manager " then Install
Step #4 : After the plugins have been successfully installed, then enter the ads settings the .txt manager
Step #5 : Enter the following Ads.txt code
google.com, pub-0000000000000000, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0
Replace the code marked with your Google Adsense account Publisher ID .

Step #6 : Save and done

Enabling Ads.txt in Wordpress (Cpanel)

This step activates ads.txt directly to the site's root directory, if you have WordPress Self-Hosted of course this step is the best option instead of using plugins. So, for the method, you need to first create an Ads.txt file in notepad.

Step #1 : Copy the following code into notepad
google.com, pub-0000000000000000, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0
Replace the code marked with your Google Adsense account Publisher ID .

Step #2 : Then Save the file with the name of the ad.

If you have prepared the ads.txt file, the next step is to upload the file to the site's root directory using cpanel. Here are the steps:

Step #1 : Login to your cPanel web hosting
Step #2 : Look for the file manager feature in cPanel
Step #3 : After that, enter the root page of your blog, click the public_html menu then click the folder where you connected your blog to cpanel.
Step #4 : Then click Upload and look for the ads.txt file that you created earlier.
Step #5 : Done

How to Check the Ads.txt File

If you have done the steps above, now all you need to do is make sure the ads.txt file is installed correctly. The trick is through your domain url, like the following:
// Custom Domain
https://marwat-tech.com/ads.txt

// Domain Blogspot
https://marwat-techs.blogspot.com/ads.txt

Closing

So, that was the guide on how to fix Google Adsense Ads.txt problems. How easy is that? if there are problems you can ask through the comments column.

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