How to Install Carbon Ads to WordPress Site in Less Than 5 Minutes
Hello and welcome to this quick tutorial where I will show you how to install Carbon ads to WordPress site.
Carbon is a great advertising network for designers and developers who have a reach to other designers and developers.
So, without further ado, I will get cracking on this.
So, once you have been approved to Carbon, you’ll have access to the Carbon dashboard.
1. Click on Zones
And what you have to do is go in there and then you go to the sidebar, and you click on Zones.
The next part is you click on your zone, your chosen zone.
2. Add Tags
And you go to get add tag, up in the top right hand corner.
Now we get a little bit of code, which we will then use to insert into our website.
So the next thing to do is to go to your WordPress dashboard, and to the plugins section where you will search for Advanced Ads.
And you press Enter.
Wait for this to load up.
3. Install Advanced Ads-Ad Manager
And then what we’re going to do is we’re going to install this plugin, Advanced Ads-Ad Manager.
Once that is installed, you will see it here in your sidebar over here.
We then clickity click on that little bad boy.
4. Click Advanced Ads
And now, the important thing to do here is to come back to the sidebar and come down to Ads.
5. Go to New Ad
Once this is loaded, you go to New Ad.
And what’s gonna happen is you’re gonna go back to the zone on the Carbon Ads dashboard.
6. Copy the Ad Code
And you’re going to copy the ad.
6. Click Plain Text and Code
And you go here straight to Plain Text and Code.
7. Paste the Ad Code
You enter the code into the text field.
And then you go to Next.
Then, you go to Next again.
And you will choose where you want to display this ad.
For Carbon ads it’s important that is above the fold to be approved.
8. Choose Before Content Ad Position
So you’re going to click Before Content for a blog post.
9. Choose the Appropriate Alignment for Your Ad
Then, you have options for displaying the ads in different ways, either left centered or right aligned.
And then you go to Update.
10. Go to Placements
Once it is loaded, the next thing to do is to go to Placements.
This is defining where we will place the ad.
You see here that we have the ad set-up.
And the final thing to do is to check if it is running.
So you go to your blog, website or other internet paraphernalia.
And find a blog post.
Voila! Check Your Ad
And you will see that your ad is here.
There we have it.
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