Quick Guide To Solve ads.txt problem

Quick Guide To Solve ads.txt Problem

 

Quick guide o solving ads.txt file bugging issue on google Adsense account. It doesn’t require technical skills to get it done. It’s a DIY process.

Hello!

How are you fairing, I earnestly believe that you have been doing your best in what so ever productive task you have been handling?

Yes?  Wow!

Be reminded, you’ll learn how to fix ads.txt file bugging issue on google Adsense ads account today, yes this very moment. Trust me.


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Alright.

It’s weekend, I was suppose to hangout with friends and family but the need for this awesome post arise and guess what? I chose the writing of this post over going out with friends and family now, sure! We can do the outing or hanging out some other weekends.

I hope that is not a crazy decision?

Of course it is not a crazy decision so long, you will pay attention and Learn how to fix ads.txt file bugging issue on google Adsense ads account perfectly.

THE AIM OF THIS POST.

The aim of this post is to fix the bugging issue of ads.txt error message on google Adsense ads account, perhaps your google Adsense account has same issue as the topic of this post?

Your answer maybe yes, or you may have a friend complaining bitterly about an issue like this?

Well, I’m pleased to tell you that you don’t have to look no further, because you are in the right place at the perfect time, and trust me you are going to be so happy after reading this post to the end with at least 50% of your attention.

Solve ads.txt adsense code issue.

In this post, I am assuring you that you will learn how to fix ads.txt fine issue on google Adsense ads account, but before then, is it not right if we understand few things regarding the topic of this post?

WHAT EXACTLY IS ADS.TXT?

At first, I look at this ads.txt file issue with bad feelings, but ads.txt is an IAB-approved text file that is purposely aimed at preventing unauthorized inventory sales (you know what that means already, that’s illegal inventory sales.)

ads.txt prevent publishers from ad fraud ( I.e 419) ,potentially it can also increase your ads revenue ( this part got you smiling right?  alright.).

HOW ADS.TXT FILE REALLY WORKS.

How does this ads.txt file that seem like A nightmare to publishers really work?
Well, be as well reminded that in the later steps, you will be asked or prompted to paste your id as a publisher on your web server.

If it is either dropped on your web server via ftp ( file transfer protocol) or used a plugin as a WordPress user.


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The code is then integrated into your web server that list all of the available companies that are authorized to sell publishers inventory, and gives room or opportunity to the buyers to check the validity of the inventory they purchased.

IMPORTANCE OF ADS.TXT FILE.

How important is ads.txt file?

Talking about ads.txt file importance, it’s so important as it improves fair or transparent trading in online advertisement by giving publishers the room or opportunity as the case may be to declare who can actually sell their ad inventory.

On the note that the data availability is public, it can be crawled, stored and even searched by advertisers, publishers and resellers as well.

As a Blogger/ publisher displaying ads on your blog/ website using google Adsense, double-click or Ad exchange, then there is high recommendations that you need to add this ads.txt file to your web server, which is the aim of this post.

HOW TO FIX ADS.TXT ERROR MESSAGE ON GOOGLE ADSENSE ADS ACCOUNT.

In this tutorial, we are going to be discussing how to fix ads.txt file message on google Adsense ads account , on bloggers blog and the likes, and WordPress blog/websites. But I’ll love to handle WordPress blog and websites first then we can proceed to other blogging platforms.


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Stick with me as we discuss how to fix ads.txt error message on google Adsense ads account.

HOW TO FIX ADS.TXT IN WORDPRESS

STEP 1.

Download and activate this plugin or better still login to your WordPress dashboard, click on plugin tab –>> Add new plugin ->> in the search box, type in ads.txt manager ->> Install and activate the plugin.

STEP 2.

Under the settings tab - click on ads.txt page to configure plugin settings.

STEP 3.

Copy and paste the code from your Adsense account to the ads.txt plugin and save. That’s all.

NB. The code to be copied is your publisher ID.

To locate your pub-ID check the congratulatory mail you received from google team when you got approved to serve ads on your blog / website.

You can as well check your ads unit and copy just the publisher ID.

Incase you’re not satisfied with the above ways of locating your pub id or still confused, then use the simplest method by just signing in to your google Adsense account and click on the notifications “Fix ads.txt file” tap the FIX NOW on the error message.

Then download the file attach to it and open the downloaded fine, just copy it and paste in the ads.txt manager plugin.

STEP 4.

Save changes and verify that it works by visiting.

www.yourblog.com/ads.txt

 

NB:: allow up to 24 hours for changes to reflect, so don’t panic.

FOR BLOGGER BLOG AND THE LIKES.

STEP 1.

Access your blog / websites directly via ftp ( file transfer protocol) and create a file ads.txt under the root directory.

STEP 2.

Copy and paste the code from your account to the ads.txt fine you created.

NB: if you’re confuse, please refer back to step 3. In the procedure for WordPress

STEP 3.

Make sure you save the file and verify that you have the file now by visiting

www.yoursite.com/ads.txt

NB:: endeavour to allow up to 24 hours for changes to reflect, so don’t panic.

CONCLUSION.

On the occasion of finding solution to this nightmare that got all bloggers worried and some felt their account is faulty, not knowing it is an upgrade in the system of Adsense.

The article is adequate enough to educate us on how to solve this bugging issue of ads.txt file, from experience I dished this out.

I personally used the method and it works for me perfectly.

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About the Author: Omaji Abraham

Blogger in Nigeria, Amateur graphic designer, social media manager, self acclaimed Engineer. Connect with me on facebook linkedin Twitter Instagram

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