How to add Google Adsense

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    Just purchased my own domain ( Used to be because I thought WordPress doesn’t allow ad sense.

    But now I cannot figure out how to use Plug Ins on my domain’s WordPress Dashboard, so that I can paste the Google Ad Sense into a post’s HTML. I already pasted Google Ad Sense’s code into one of my posts, but it doesn’t show up.

    I keep reading that I need to “Upload adsense-plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory”, but I can’t find this directory.

    Please help!

    The blog I need help with is



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    Thanks for the reply.

    But says that “You can run any ads you’d like if you manage your own WordPress installation”. That’s why I bought my own domain.

    I still don’t understand why, if I bought my own domain, I can’t have ads?



    You’ve got the domain, now you need to find a host and get yourself a theme.

    As long as you see this: Blog at at the bottom of your blog, you’re still a part of the community.

    You need to go to



    Thanks so much for explaining.

    A little frustrating that this is not more clear on either WordPress.COM or WordPress.ORG. Ugh.

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