Anchor Ads in Google AdSense
If you use Google AdSense to make money online then you would have seen this notification
Which states that Google AdSense is enabling Anchor Ads on Wide Screen from 19th July
So now what does this mean?
This notification is visible from past some days & i’m constanly getting messages asking
- What is this about, what are anchor ads?
- do you need to many changes ?
- does anchor ads will affect any pre running ad units?
- will it effect your revenue? etc.
So I Thought to post an detailed article about this
First of all, Take a breathe
Anchor ads aren’t going to slow your site nor it will decrease your Google AdSense Earning if anything It will Increase your Google AdSense Revenue
So relax, this is a good thing nothing for you to worry about
Now let’s talk important stuff, what is this all about
Anchor Ads Meaning
If you are using Google Adsense & has enabled Auto Ads then you might have seen these ads
The ad unit that I’m pointing to is called Anchor ads, you can see them on your website if you have enabled the auto ads
These are overlay ads, even if you scroll the page they stay at the top or bottom of the page. you can close or open them when you want
Until now these ads were only available for mobile version but from July 19th theses ads will be displayed on wide screens like Desktop as well
These ads might actually increase your Google AdSense earning as they can be on & off & they won’t hinder the user experience.
Now how to enable these
How To Display Anchor Ads on Your Website
To make sure that Anchor ads are displayed on your site, Desktop version
Login into your Google AdSense >> Auto Ads>> Select the Site >> on right side there is Ads Format. Scroll down & you’ll see Anchor Ads >> Enable it
There you are done. Once you have enabled it. you don’t need to do anything else
After July 19th you’ll be able to see Anchor Ads on your Website.
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I know many publishers often wonder if they should use Auto ads or display ads by making manual ad placement.
The question is genuine & even I have wondered it for sometime before
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