There is no denying that Google Adsense is the most popular contextual advertising programs in the world. The problem is that there can be situations in which it is difficult to deal with, especially if you are posting a large amount of content on a regular basis. Fortunately, there are a number of free plugins that have been created in order to streamline your management and maximize your results. Here is a quick look at 5 of the most popular, free Adsense related WordPress plugins available.
1. Ad Injection
The Ad Injection plugin allows you to quickly inject any type of advertisement in your content. Along with Adsense, it can also be used for Amazon, ClickBank, and other similar ads. One of the unique features is that you get to control which ads are displayed based upon the length of th post as well as age, where the visitor came from, and even their IP address. You can even rotate ads and split test different layouts and advertising networks. Overall, it is a very powerful and versatile plugin.
3. Adsense Now
The name says it all. It is a simple way to immediately add Adsense to your website. The goal of this plugin is to offer an extremely lightweight and easy to use way to include Adsense in your website. The best part is that it is one of the few plugins that will ensure every page does not have more than 3 Adsense blocks per page,
4. Adsense Integrator
This plugin was originally created only for Adsense, but has since expanded to include a wide variety of other ad networks and affiliate networks. In terms of integration, this might be the easiest plugin to use. With a quick check mark, you can place new advertisements anywhere on your website using the 9 designated zones. You can set the number and type of ads per page and even configure the CSS margins. Keep in mind that you can also add advertisements manually as well.
5. All in One Adsense and YPN
With only your publisher ID, this plugin will automatically generate the actual code for you. You can also set it up to automatically insert ads in your posts so that no manual effort is required. You can also specify to not show ads. You can even randomly place and move ads within your posts to prevent ad blindness. In short, you can control pretty much any and every aspect of where and how Adsense will be displayed.
You obviously don’t need to use all of these plugins at the same time. Along with looking at specific features, you should also consider whether you will managing multiple ad networks or only Adsense. This could have a big impact on which plugin ends up being the best fit for your WordPress website.