Sign up to get a Google Adsense account here.
Adding your Google Adsense ads in paper.li
Once you have configured your custom domain:
From your Paper Settings Dashboard, click Layout & appearance, Ad Units, then select the ad position where the Google Adsense will be placed (i.e. Headlines position 1, 2 or 3 -or- Topic Page ad)
Click Google Adsense (which only appears once you have a custom domain).
Enter your Google Publisher ID - you can find it here. Your Publisher ID will be in one of two formats. ca-pub-xxx -or- pub-xxxx
Enter your Google Ad unit ID - you can find a list of your ads on AdSense.
For further information about Google AdSense please take a look here.
Wondering where the ads will be placed? Check out this sample paper which shows ad placement.
Rules for how many Google AdSense ads will appear
1. You need to be showing 3 topic sections for all three ads to appear on the front page. For further information please take a look here.
2. In addition, AdSense will only allow three ads to show in total for a paper. They consider a topic section page in the same count as the front page, and only will allow a total of three ads per "page". So if you have three ads showing on your front page, your fourth (topic section) ad will not appear unless you refresh when you are on that page.
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Last updated: Julia Yaziji January 27, 2015