Fixing a responsive AdSense ad from covering text

Most AdSense ads are responsive, which means that they adapt dynamically to the available width of the screen. This ad type is great for layouts that fit on desktops and mobile devices. There is one issue I am aware of that causes publishers a headache: When you show a responsive ad next to a floated … Read more

How to define a specific order in a group

If you combine ads in our Ordered group type, Advanced Ads will check them in the given order. The first ad that is checked with a positive result is also displayed. Some users expect this group to rotate ads evenly, e.g., show ad #1 first, then ad #2, #3, etc., and finally start again with #1. While … Read more

How to set up AdSense Matched Content Ads in WordPress

Google deprecated the Matched Content ad format from March 2022. Instead, AdSense automatically converts these ads into Multiplex ads now. You can learn how to create and embed ads of this type in our tutorial about Google AdSense Multiplex Ads. AdSense Matched Content ads are a native ad format that engages users and helps to increase … Read more

WPAds alternative and how to migrate

WPAds was one of the first free plugins for managing ads on WordPress sites. Many webmasters are still using this tiny tool. Even though we took over its support and fixed major bugs, the plugin features are outdated and will not receive updates any longer. To ensure the functionality and the security of your website, you … Read more

Ads and security

Advanced Ads is restrictive about who can manage ads on your site. By default, this is only the admin. However, allowing all kinds of codes in the Plain Text ad type is still a risky business if you just copy and paste ad codes from external sources. I wanted to use this article to give … Read more

How to add the Facebook Pixel to WordPress

Facebook’s retargeting technology helps you to track conversions and build custom audiences to better target your Facebook ads. To get started, you need to implement the Facebook Pixel to your website. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to do that in WordPress using Advanced Ads. Create and get the Facebook Pixel The … Read more

Lazy Loading ads in WordPress

Lazy loading is a technology to prevent those objects on a website from getting loaded before they appear in the visitor’s visible area. This trick keeps the loading time of a website at a minimum and improves its performance. This concept is widespread in handling images. We developed a feature to provide a deferred loading … Read more

How to block ads on a specific page?

With Advanced Ads you can exclude ads from specific pages, e.g. to keep your legal pages ad free. The following article shows the two methods for this.

How to add ads on BuddyPress pages?

This tutorial explains how to display ads on BuddyPress pages and inject them into activity streams, group pages or other positions.

How to show ads on bbPress pages?

This tutorial explains how to add ads to bbPress forum pages and inside the dynamically created threads and posts of such forums.

Displaying Ads with WPBakery Page Builder

The WPBakery page builder is one of the most popular premium page builders for WordPress. No wonder that I receive many requests on how to use ads, and especially AdSense ad units, directly within the WPBakery interface. Until now, the simple solution was to use a shortcode from an ad, group, or placement created with … Read more

How to set up AdSense Responsive ads with custom sizes in WordPress

The responsive ads offered by AdSense are the perfect answer to mobile web layouts. However, automatic sizing is less than ideal. It sometimes displays sizes that don’t really fit or might not even find a fitting size at all and stay blank. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can set up an … Read more

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