How to Display Adsense at the Middle Of WordPress Post


Recently, i was experimenting with Adsense placement to determine which positions will best generate revenue for me, i decided to try adding an Adsense unit at the middle of my post content. I wanted to do this without plugin ‘cos am not a fan of plugins rather i prefer using snippet of code to achieve my set goals.

Though am a newbie when it comes to PHP programming, i tried out some few tricks i know, but still without success until i stumble on this one am going to share.
Believe me, it work like charm on my first attempt.
Follow the few steps below:-

  • Login to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to Appearance -> Editor, if your theme didn’t show up, select it from the dropdown menu at the top-right corner. Or use a ftp client to navigate to ./public_html/wp-content/themes/your theme folder
  • Open the single.php file, find and replace < ?php the_content(); ?> with
    < ?php
    $content = apply_filters('the_content', $post->post_content);
    $content = explode (' ', $content);
    $halfway_mark = ceil(count($content) / 2);
    $first_half_content = implode(' ', array_slice($content, 0, $halfway_mark));
    $second_half_content = implode(' ', array_slice($content, $halfway_mark));
    echo $first_half_content.'...'; echo ' YOUR ADSENSE CODE OR AFFILIATE LINK HERE';
    echo $second_half_content;
    ?>
  • Replace YOUR ADSENSE CODE OR AFFILIATE LINK HERE with your own code.
  • Save and then preview

If you’re having difficulties implementing this in your theme, or you have an alternate means of doing this, kindly use the comment below.

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  • http://digitcodes.com Afsal Rahim

    Hmm.. interesting!

    I have actually found a better way to do it using shortcodes. It lets you ad the ad anywhere inside your blog post. :)

    • http://afriden.com collizo4sky

      Thanks bro. Will sure chck it.

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