Where to place the ads.txt file for adsense for wordpress?

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Autumn Goodwin asked a question: Where to place the ads.txt file for adsense for wordpress?
Asked By: Autumn Goodwin
Date created: Mon, Jun 21, 2021 8:04 PM
Date updated: Fri, Sep 23, 2022 4:11 AM

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  • ads.txt file must be placed on the root domain. If the plugin detects that your WordPress is installed in a folder it will show a warning. You will be able to view and edit ads.txt file in this folder, however, it is your responsibility to make sure the root domain will contain the right ads.txt file.

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Look down the list of folders and select the ads.txt file. Select Edit from the top bar to open folder. Copy and paste the code as given by Google adsense on the left column. “google.com. pub-000123456789, DIRECT, f02c34fec05678fa0” This is what the code should look like.

the AdSense publisher ID is saved in Advanced Ads > Settings > AdSense or additional content is given in the ads.txt content field in Advanced Ads > Settings > General > ads.txt. if Advanced Ads recognizes a third-party ads.txt, it offers you to import the entries and replace the file.

Visit your site url followed by “/ads.txt” to get the ads.txt record of your WordPress site. As you can see, it is not so difficult to add ads.txt file in WordPress Site using cPanel . Advertisement

Upload your ads.txt file to the root directory of your site. The root directory of a site is the directory or folder following the top level domain (example.com/ads.txt).

For more details, see our step by step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin. Upon activation, you need to visit the Settings » Ads.txt page to configure plugin settings. The plugin provides a simple text area where you can add lines to declare each individual platform or reseller.

When Ad Inserter generates virtual ads.txt file the redirection is located in the.htaccess file: RewriteRule ^ads\.txt /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=ai_ajax&ads-txt= [QSA,L] To switch to virtual ads.txt file click on the button to toggle virtual ads.txt – it will be highlighted when Ad Inserter generates virtual ads.txt file.

Install ads.txt plugin on your WordPress-managed website. On the left panel, click on Settings > Ads.txt to customize the settings. Place your Ads.txt details and Save the settings.

So what’s the easiest way to upload an ads.txt file onto your WordPress root domain? Once you’ve created your ads.txt file (by opening notepad, adding in the snippet code from the email, and saving it as ‘ads.txt’), go to your WordPress dashboard and click “add new” plugin. From there, search for “File Manager”.

According to the official ads.txt documentation, the ads.txt file should only be added to the main domain, not on subdomains. Advanced Ads does just load the errors from your AdSense account without being able to verify if it is related to your domain because it is technically not possible. So this might be a false positive.

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