How to Apply for Google Adsense and How to Setup It

How to apply for google adsense and how to setup it

Finding it so hard to get Google Adsense approval? The solution is here. I noticed people are having problems with Google Adsense approval, so for this reason, I brought up an idea to make a guide on How to Apply for Google Adsense.

Google Adsense, is the best advertising network, it is better than others because of many reasons, it is owned and managed by Google.

Google Adsense is one of the best ways to make money from blogging when you have traffic, surely you will more earnings from Google Adsense.

Adsense pays a lot, especially when you have organic traffic from search engines.

So before how to apply for Google Adsense, let’s know more about Google Adsense.

Google Adsense as a topic

Yes, in this section, I will tell you more about Google Adsense.

The more I mean about Google Adsense, is the meaning, how it really works and some other things you should know.

What is Google Adsense?

Google Adsense is an advertising network, that accepts adverts from advertisers and allows the publishers to publish ads.

The adverts displayed is called ad

Almost all the bloggers (especially new bloggers), makes use of Google Adsense for the first time of making money from blogging.

Why Google Adsense and not other Advertising networks?

As have said, Google Adsense is one of the advertising networks, so what are the reasons why you need use Google Adsense instead of using other Advertising networks.

Other advertising networks are:

So what are the reasons?

They are:

  1. Google Adsense is trusted and legit compared to any other advertising network, though others are also trusted.
  2. It is easy to use and setup.
  3. It is the best especially when it comes to earning because it has many advertisers compared to other advertising networks.

How does Google Adsense work?

Have you ever wonder how Google Adsense works?

Here is the summary of how it really works:

You need to apply for Google Adsense, so after approval, you will set up the Adsense for your website, after setting up, it will start showing.

If you are using the type of ads that show in content(in content ads), Adsense has designed a program that will display ads related to your blog post, so they will display ads related to your blog post, then when you viewers see it, then they will click on it if related to what they want.

The more traffic you get the more you earn, with rough calculation, with 100pageview will give you $2/day.

FAQ about Google Adsense?

Bloggers and Adsense publishers get confused because of silly questions, so am going to answer some of them.

  1. How much can I make from Google Adsense? – It is unlimited, depending on your traffic, assuming you have 100pageviews, surely you will make $2/day.
  2. When did Adsense use to pay? – Adsense believe you are working in an office, so they pay at the end of the month which is 21st of every month.
  3. What is the amount to reach before I can cash out: It is depending on your currency. British Pound is £60, U.S Dollar is $100, Euro is €70, Australian Dollar is A$100, and Yen is ¥10000.

You can learn more about FAQ about Adsense payment by clicking here.

So now let’s go to the main reason why you’re here.

How do I apply and Setup Google Adsense?

In this section, I will discuss with you on how to apply and setup Google Adsense for your website, it is so simple.

Applying for Google Adsense is different from setting up, so let’s go for how to apply for Google Adsense, after then how to set up Google Adsense.

How do I apply for Google Adsense?

To apply for Google Adsense isn’t that so hard, it is easy.

But before applying, I will like to share you some secrets you don’t know, I mean secrets that will make your Google Adsense approval faster.

What do I do to make Google Adsense Approval Faster?

Here, let’s discuss how to make Google Adsense approval faster.

Let’s go

  1. Make sure you have quality contents the least 10. Click on “How to write quality content” to read more.
  2. Do On Page SEO.
  3. Use Lightweight and Responsive themes. Themes from Mythemeshop are good.

That’s the best secrets to get Google Adsense approval faster.

So now, let’s go back to how to apply for Google Adsense.

Follow all these steps to apply for Google Adsense:

Step 1: Go to, click on sign up now.

Google Adsense Homepage

Step 2: After clicking on sign up now, the next thing is to fill in the blanks(some details about you), it is not hard, they only need your URL and your Gmail Address. So after doing that, click on Save and Continue.

Google Adsense Form

Step 3: After clicking on save and continue, you need to sign in with your Gmail(you will need later) so you will get to a stage where you need to fill another form, that is also simple, they just want to know about you. All you need to do is to choose a country and accept terms of condition.


Google Adsense Terms and Condition

Step 4: You’ve successfully created an Adsense account, so the is to type your payment address details, make sure it is correct because they will ship verification code to it and without the verification code you can’t withdraw your earnings. So after click on “Submit”. (At times, you may need to verify phone number, I used my phone number for the Gmail I used, so no need for verification again).

Google Adsense Payment Details


Google Adsense Payment Details 2

Step 5: Now, you need to connect your website to Adsense, by pasting the Adsense script on your website, it is somehow difficult for some people if you’re one, no problem. Let me quickly help you.

How do I connect my website to Google Adsense?

Are you using blogger or WordPress?

Okay, let’s go with blogger/Blogspot blogging platform, then after WordPress.

How do I connect my Blogspot website to Google Adsense?

Blogspot is a blogging platform by Google, so I will discuss with you how to connect it to Adsense.

Follow all these steps to add the meta tag to blogger:

Note: You need to encode/parse the script, go to, paste the script and click encode, then you will copy the parser code in the box.

Step 1: Sign in to your blogger dashboard, click on themes from the sidebar, then click on edit HTML.

Step 2: After clicking on edit HTML, then you will see codes, you don’t need them, click inside the box, then press control + f to search for <head> then paste the Adsense code immediately after it, so after doing that click on save.

Connect blogspot website to adsense

How do I connect my WordPress website to Google Adsense?

WordPress is also one of the most popular CMS in the world, I will discuss with you how to connect your WordPress website to Adsense.

Go to add new plugins and search “header and footer scripts” It is by Digital Liberationso install and active the plugin.

After, place your cursor on settings, then you will see header and footer scripts, so click on that, you will see script in header, so paste the Adsense script.

connect wordpress website to adsense

Click on save changes.

Step 6: Now, go back to the Adsense dashboard, then check “I’ve pasted the code into my site”, then click “done”.connect website to Adsense

After clicking done, then you will see a message that your application is pending, that they will get back to you as soon as possible.

So check your mail regularly to check the feedback.

How do I setup Adsense on my website?

After getting approved, the next thing is to setup Adsense for your website so that ads can be displaying on your website and you start making money using Adsense.

It is very simple setting up ads for your website.

Follow all these steps to setup Adsense for your website:

Note; Auto ads won’t work if you haven’t add ads.txt file to your website, click on add ads.txt file to read more.

Step 1: Go to, Login with the approved Gmail account, click on “My Ads”, so you will see a submenu which is “Content”, so click on “Auto Ads”, then click on “New URL Group”.

Google AdSense Auto ads

Step 2: After clicking on New URL Group, the next page is where you will choose the URL you want “Auto ads” for. Then click next.

Choosing a URL for auto ads

Step 3: So you need to choose the ads format you want, I recommend leaving the default, so after choosing your desired format, click on next.

Setting up format for auto ads

Step 4: So the next page is where you will type in the name of the ads, so after doing, click on save.

Now, you’ve successfully created the auto ads, the next thing is to setup auto ads for your blog.

How do I set up auto ads for my blog?

Yes, recently you have created the auto ads, but the next is to set up on your website.

Follow all these steps to set up auto ads on your website:

Step 1: Go to, Login with the approved Gmail account, click on “My Ads”, so you will see a submenu which is “Content”, so click on “Auto Ads”, then click on “Setup Auto ads”.

Setup auto ads for your website

Step 2: After clicking, then you will see a script in the box, copy the script and paste immediately after <head>, It is the same way you did for the Adsense script.

Auto ads script

So you’ve successfully setup ads for your website, after some minutes the Adsense will start showing, and you will start making money.

Still not getting it?

Watch the video tutorial on how to use auto ads:

How do I increase my Adsense earnings?

Many bloggers or AdSense publishers get banned from using Adsense because of the illegal ways they want to use to increase their Adsense earnings.

Some people tried to self-click on ads, but Adsense are smarter, they have

According to study, at least you should have 100pageview(using Google Analytics) per day before you apply for AdSense because at least from 100pageviews, you will have $2 per day.

Here are some other tips on how to increase Adsense earnings:

  1. Write quality contents with High Cost Per Click (CPC).
  2. Do SEO: Search engine is the traffic that converts on Adsense, the more organic traffic, the more you earn.
  3. Put ads inside contents and not in sidebars or headers.

I hope the tips are helpful?


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Malik Olabiyi

Author: Malik Olabiyi

Hello, I'm Malik. I'm a blogger and a digital marketer. I'm a believer in all things good and dig the idea of simple living.

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