How do you monetize your blog; Through ads, affiliate links or sponsorships? Most of us start with visual advertisements which are based on CPM, CPC etc. This post is about top 10 WordPress plugins for Adsense ads. Though I have mentioned about the word Adsense here, use can potentially use these plugins for any visual advertising company let it be Adsense, media.net or outbrain.
Most of us start blogging journey with AdSense as it is trustworthy and pays the best revenue. This post will really help someone looking for a plugin to embed ads on his blog.
I have ranked them according to their interface, easy to use, price, rating and popularity.
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#1 Advanced Ads plugin
Currently, We are using Advanced Ads plugin on Techsearchonline.com. In my view, this is the best plugin out of all. This plugin is simple to use. You don’t need to paste your whole Adsense code, just insert the Adsense ad no and Adsense publisher no.
The specialty about this plugin is that it can check any violation of Adsense policies.
Supports all ad units, including display ads, link units, InFeed, InArticle, and matched content.
Option to make the AdSense background transparent.
#2 AdSense Plugin WP QUADS
This free Google AdSense inserting plugin is an improvement of the successful but discontinued plugin Quick AdSense which is used on more than 100.000 websites. WP QUADS is coded well with no overhead and is used on huge websites with millions of monthly page impressions.
Use mobile optimized and responsive AdSense ads.
Disable AdSense ads on phone, tablet or desktop devices.
Define AdSense ad sizes for different devices.
Insert Google AdSense ads specifically or randomly anywhere within a post.
Convert your Adsense code into simple shortcode and place anywhere you want in a post.
Create a shortcode named “adsenseAd” in the Shortcoder admin page.
Paste the Adsense code in the box given and save it.
Use [sc name=”adsenseAd”] in your posts and pages.
Tada !!! the ad appears in the post.
#4 Ad Inserter
Ad Inserter WordPress plugin is an advanced advertising manager – it has many features and options to automate ad insertion and to optimally monetize your website on desktop, tablet and phone displays.
#5 Ad Injection
The ads can be injected into existing posts without requiring any modification of the post. The injection can be done randomly between paragraphs, and there is an option to always inject the first advert at a specified paragraph (e.g. the first or second). Randomly positioning the adverts helps to reduce ‘ad blindness’. Additional adverts can be defined for the top and bottom of the content or the footer of the page. Widget adverts can be defined as well.
Set the position of the top and bottom advert by paragraph or character.
Position the random ads to start or stop in the middle of the post.
New options to exclude ads from blockquote and pre sections. And custom ad excludes tags.
You can configure the adverts to only appear on specific categories, tags, authors, post IDs, or post types.
#6 Google AdSense plugin
Google Adsense plugin is a superb solution to earn money by placing ads on WordPress website pages, posts, custom posts, search results, categories, tags, and widgets. Link your website to Google AdSense account and manage available ads easily right from your admin dashboard!
Receive the existing ads from your Google AdSense account.
Add custom code via plugin settings page.
#7 Insert Post Ads plugin
In-post ads get the best click-through rate. If you want to increase your CTR and Google AdSense revenue, then you need to insert post ads into your content.
Insert Post Ads allows you to automatically insert post ads after a specified number of paragraphs. This saves you the hassle of manually inserting post ads for every post.
Quick and easy setup. Automatic Google AdSense injection.
Insert post ads using any third party advertising code, or custom code.
Select whether to insert post ads into posts, pages, or custom post types.
Choose to insert post ads before content, after post content, or after a specified number of paragraphs.
#8 Quick Adsense
Quick Adsense is an Ads management WordPress plugin. It offers a quicker & flexible way to insert Adsense or any Ads code into a blog post. Besides, it can randomly place the Ads anywhere in a post. It comes with a simple setting page, and it does not overwhelm you with complicated customizable options.
Flexible Ads placement, insert Ads specifically or randomly anywhere within a post.
Simple configuration interface requires no coding knowledge: Just copy and paste AdSense code, tick & select options, the plugin will then do the rest for you.
#9 WP Simple Adsense Insertion
Use this plugin to quickly and easily insert Google Adsense to your posts, pages and sidebar by using a shortcode or calling the PHP function from your theme’s template file.
This plugin can also be used to automatically insert in-article ad code. If specified, the ad code is inserted after the 2nd paragraph of every post.
It also has the ability to automatically insert AdSense code at the end of every article.
You can use this plugin to store any ad code too.
#10 Wp-Insert – Adsense / Ad Management Plugin
Wp-Insert is the most powerful yet easiest to use WordPress ad management/ad insertion plugin which does a lot more than ad management/insertion.
Hide ads for Logged in users. Hide ads for Mobile users. Built-in support for AMP plugin by Automattic. Hide ads on specific pages.
Insert any type of Embed codes into the Header / Footer of your Site.
Built-in support for Google Page-Level Ads.
Insert Ads into post content using shortcodes if required.
#11 Easy Plugin for AdSense
Easy Plugin for AdSense provides a very easy way to generate revenue from your blog using Google AdSense. With its full set of features, Easy Plugin for AdSense is perhaps the first plugin to give you a complete solution for everything AdSense-related.
Easy Plugin for AdSense is internationalized with multiple languages supported.
Easy Plugin for AdSense sports the simplest possible configuration interface — nothing more than cutting and pasting AdSense code, and with sensible defaults for the few options present, all with clear instructions.
In my view, though plugin plays an important role in ads placement. The actual Hitmap of Ads Placement you choose plays more important. You can read this blog post on ShouMeLoud ”Adsense HeatMap: Best Google Adsense Placement Guide” which will help you to decide for your blog.
Here is also a post by colorlib on top WordPress AdSense plugins of 2017.