This post was most recently updated on May 29th, 2019
Infolinks is an alternative to Adsense. Those publishers who does not have adsense approved then infolinks is a better alternative for them for sure. Another better alternative is Media.net. In this article we will talk in detail about how to integrate infolinks scripts inside wordpress website.
First create an account with infolinks and then add your wordpress website domain into it. Do remember to provide true Gmail account so that after sometime the folks at infolinks would review your website and if it is approved then you are eligible to use infolinks into your website and generate revenues.
If you have not adsense approved then it is better to go for infolinks as it provides so many alternatives and opportunities for better revenue generations and for this you need to activate these on infolinks website. Supposedly, your website now approved with infolinks and the next step is to check your mail and see the approved message and then log in to yours infolinks dashboard first.
In the dashboard, go to customisation and from there add remove different earning opportunities. There you will find, intext, infold, intag, inframe and in article and choose all or choose one by one or choose anything and it is always a recommendation to add everything in order to increase earning opportunities. One thing keep in mind is that, choose ads that will not distract viewers from seeing advertisements running on website or as per Google search engine optimisation website should not overburden with advertisements otherwise your website can have potential for penalty,
Then, go to Ads.txt from website, and find ads.txt, and copy and paste that into root of yours website. You have self-hosted wordpress website and this means you have hosting and log into cpanel and then access it and go to root of your website and create a file namely ads.txt and then paste the ads.txt from infolinks and then save it. In order to see that in action do remember to open ads.txt website in your web browser and then add ads.txt into it to see that in action.
On my website, I have Google Adsense approved website and you can go to this https://mohanmekap.com/ads.txt to see this ads.txt in action.
How to integrate infolinks script into self-hosted wordpress website:
For WordPress users gno to Integrate and then choose platform and choose WordPress and download the plugin and then upload the plugin to WordPress Admin and activate it. When you download this plugin from yours Infolinks publisher account and this means that you do not need to add any code to get yourself started.
It is important to download plugins from yours infolinks dashboard not from wordpress repository as all of these plugins are custom made and it relates with individual publishers. Generally, it is not a good idea to download plugins of wordpress from source other than wordpress plugin repository but you can download from inside infolinks dashboard to have better connectivity of WordPress with infolinks.