Earning at Risk ads.txt File Issues

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Earning at Risk ads.txt File Issues

Being a blogger, you must have seen a notification “You need to fix some Earning at Risk ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact to your revenue” from AdSense that looks like this which is displayed below.

 
Earnings at risk
If you are getting this notification in your Adsense account then you are at the right place. We will guide you on how to rid of your need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact errors otherwise it could lead to a severe impact on your revenue. 
 
In this article, we covered Adsense ads.txt file by using two methods. Here are some steps that should be followed carefully to avoid inconvenience in the future.

Fix Earning at Risk Ads.txt File Issues

Method No.1

  • Sign in to your ‘Adsense account’.
  • You will see this notification “Earnings at risk – You need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact to your revenue” in the main menu.
  • All you need to do is just click on “Fix now“.

 

Earnings at risk fix

 

  • Now, you will be directed to your site page where once you connected it with Adsense to get approval.
  • The page will look like this as displayed below.
how to fix earning at risk error

 

  • Click on the download button to get your ads.txt file for your site.
  • Now, you will see your ads.txt file is downloaded.
  • Once it is downloaded, you will see that your ads.txt file should look like this,
google.com, pub-0000000000000000, Direct, f08c47fec0942fa0
 
where pub-0000000000000000 is your publisher ID.
 
As every blogger has their unique publisher ID. You also must be getting a unique code in place of the publisher ID which is given above.
  • Copy the whole text you downloaded and paste the ads.txt file into your blogger account root directory.
Don’t you know where the root directory in your blogger site is? Here we go… Just follow these additional steps given below. Hence, you’ll find it out.

 Sign in to Blogger Account

  • Sign in to your ‘Blogger account‘.
  • Click on ‘Setting‘.
  • Scroll down the page till the end until you see a section of ‘Monetization’.
  • Now, you will see two options there. By default, the custom ads.txt will be disabled. Make sure to enable it first and then paste your ads.txt file should be implemented with a correct format. Thus, it will be saved.

 

ads.txt file

 

The author has hidden his publisher ID for security reasons.
  • Once you pasted your ads.txt file, consider it carefully and click ‘save’. To make sure your ads.txt file has been pasted correctly, type your URL/ads.txt and hit enter. If your ads.txt file has been showing to you the same as you downloaded and pasted, it means it is done correctly. If nothing happened or seems to have an issue then it is suggested to repeat the whole process look for a counter check carefully and not neglect even a single step. As a result, you’ll get to know the point that was missing.
Now, you are all done from your side. After implementing the exact method and if followed correctly, It may take a week or two but in rare cases, it can take up to two weeks. So, be patient and continue your work.

Fix Earning at Risk Ads.txt File Issues

Method No.2

There is another way to get your ads.txt file. 
  • Sign in to your ‘Adsense account’.
  • You will see an alert notification that is “Earnings at risk – You need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact to your revenue“.

 

ads.txt file issues fix

 

  • Scroll down and copy the whole text are mentioned there. i.e.

 

google.com, pub-0000000000000000, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0
  • Copy the code and paste your publisher ID. How to get your publisher ID? Here we go.

Publisher ID

  • Go back to your “Adsense account“.
  • Click on “Account” > “Setting” > “Account Information“.
  • Now, you will see a page that looks like this,
You need to fix some ads.txt file issues to Avoid Severe Impact

 

Publisher ID and Customer ID has been hidden for security reason.
 
  • Copy your Publisher ID from this page and paste it into the ads.txt file.
  • Paste the whole ads.txt file into your blogger root directory site and click save.
  • Make sure the format is implemented correctly.
Hence, you are done with the changes for “Earnings at risk – You need to fix some ads.txt file issues to avoid severe impact to your revenue“. As a result, the notification will be disappeared very soon.

Conclusion of Earning at Risk Error

We have covered all of the important criteria by which you can fix ads.txt file issues. Make sure never to skip any above steps to avoid inconvenience in the future. Thus, you can hit off this error if followed the exact guidelines.

If you have still any queries or suggestions please let me know. So, that we will look after it.

 


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