Removing the ad label from unfilled Google Ad Manager ads

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The following code snippet will hide the ad label if a placement with a Google Ad Manager ad stays empty. You can implement this snippet into the custom code field of a particular ad. It’s best to adjust the script for every ad you use since a few ids and variables must be unique.

Here is the script:

<script type="text/javascript" id="unique-script-id"> var uniquePlacement = jQuery('#unique-script-id').siblings('[id^="advad-"]'); var uniqueSlot = uniquePlacement.find('[id^="gpt-ad-"]').attr('id'); // hide add label uniquePlacement.find('[class$="-adlabel"]').hide(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.pubads().addEventListener('slotOnload', function(event) { var slot = event.slot; if ( slot.getSlotElementId() == uniqueSlot ) { // Show the add label uniquePlacement.find('[class$="-adlabel"]').show(); } }); }) </script>
Code language: HTML, XML (xml)

We have named all the crucial ids and variables with the word unique. These are the mentioned parts you need to change. You need to set a unique id for the script tag and adjust that in the following code.

Additionally, you need to set unique variables for uniquePlacement and uniqueSlot. These need to be adjusted in a few lines of the code. In jQuery('#unique-script-id').siblings('[id^="advad-"]'); the advad- is the ID prefix, which is set in your WordPress backend at Advanced Ads > Settings. So you might need to change this field too.

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