How to Create, Update, and Implement ads.txt in Blogger, ads.txt errors solved

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After much struggles with Ads.txt issues, i decided to write on it in very simple terms to help all those who are still wandering around. So here in is How to Create, Update, and Implement ads.txt in Blogger.

Authorized Digital Seller (abbreviated as Ads.txt) is a list of all partners (including the publisher himself) authorized to sell digital inventory. With the help of Ads.txt, buyers can verify the seller(s) assigned to trade inventory. The ads.txt file contains a list of all the companies authorized to sell a publisher’s inventory.  Ads.txt is of great benefit since it has been able to solve ad fraud issues.

ads.txt is beneficial to digital advertisers in the fact that it offers a simple, easy to manage way for revenue safety.

Above the great question, we want to answer,

You may be asking yourself these other questions

Q1 What does ads.txt stand for?

Answer: Ads.txt simple is text file that allows publishers to authorize who has the ability to sell/resell their ad inventory. In simple words, it contains the information of ad network(s) who are allowed to sell ad space on your website.

Q2. Is ads.txt mandatory?

Answer 1: The use of this text file is not mandatory. It is highly recommended. It also depends on your partners and advertisers. Some may specifically ask for ads.txt before getting into a partnership with you. For instance, Google AdSense highly recommends using this text file; otherwise, publishers might miss out on revenue.

Q3. Where do I place ads.txt?

Answer 2: ads.txt resides like a page on your domain. Only one ads.txt file is needed, even if you have a multisite. It needs to be hosted on the top-level domain and not in a subdirectory or subdomain.

Answer 3: For example, your website is, then ads.txt should be accessible via

Q4. How does app-ads.txt work?

Answer 4: App-ads.txt aims to do for mobile app publishers what ads.txt did for web publishers reduce ad fraud-related revenue loss and build trust with buyers. app-ads.txt (Authorized Sellers for Apps) is an IAB initiative through which mobile app publishers can declare vendors they have authorized to re-sell their inventories.

Q5. Where do I put ads.txt in Blogger?

Answer 5: For a Blogger website, you can either upload ads.txt text file directly to blogger settings then update it or head to the HTML page and place it then upload. Follow us below to see how to do this.

Ready to Know How to Create, Update, and Implement ads.txt in Blogger

Usually, we get the following 

To solve this you will need to know where to get the particular ads.txt file for your site and domain account, after which we can head straight to where it must be placed for the issues to be solved.

Where do we get our ads.txt file?

Here’s a step-by-step guide

Step 1: Go get the ads.txt file HERE

Step 2: With file copied, Go to Settings > Monetisation > Enable custom ads.txt

Step 3: Click on Custom ads.txt to open the window to drop the ads.txt file. Drop or paste the file therein

Step 4: Click on the orange Save button to save new settings and the settings will automatically be updated.

Here above is one way, Another way is by saving the file directly in the root(main) folder of your site  HTML 

For this,

Step 1:  Go to your blogger dashboard

Step 2: Click on Theme > Edith HTML. The blog HTML template will open

Step 3: Click anywhere in the template, then click on Ctrl F to open a search window on the top right side of the template board.

Step 4: Type the code <head>, Ctrl-A to select it, the Enter to locate this specific code.

Upload your ads.txt file to the root directory of your site. The root directory of a site in the directory or folder following the top-level domain (
To verify that you published your file correctly, check that you successfully see your file’s content when you access the ads.txt URL ( in your web browser. If you can see the file in your web browser, it’s likely that AdSense will successfully find it.


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