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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To WordPress by Susan Gunelius

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Placing Ads in Your WordPress.org Blog

Some WordPress themes make it extremely easy to insert ads into multiple areas of your blog by offering configuration settings where you can simply paste the requested information from your advertising program. Others are not as easy and require that you edit your blog theme’s CSS files to do so.
 
Fortunately, there are some simple ways to add advertisements to various areas of your blogs.

Inserting Ads in Your Blog’s Sidebar

Inserting ad code into a text widget in your blog’s sidebar, like those shown in Figure 23-1, is a very easy way to publish ads on your blog.
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Figure 23-1 Insert ads into text ...

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