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Here is a fact, Google AdSense responsive ads are not really fully responsive. They might fit the screen size but they don’t always serve the best ad type for various screen sizes.

Here is why and how to modify it.

Best Performing Google Adsense Responsize Ads sizes for various screens

Generally, there are 3 major screen sizes which are popularly in use in the world, these are

  1. Desktop
  2. Tablets
  3. Mobile

These 3 major screen sizes are all you need to optimize for, breaking it further down, we would have just Desktop and Mobile devices because they have more users.

Best Performing Ad size for Desktops

Starting with the laptop/desktop screen, not all Ad sizes perform well on such screen because the screen size is big hence, a well-performing ads should be bold and clear spelled out.

Here are the best performing banner size for desktop

  1. 720 x 90
  2. 338 x 280
  3. 300 x 600

And other large ads sizes, these ads sizes are big and bold. Hence, users can easily spot and click on them.

Best Performing Ads Size for Mobile Device

Mobile screens are a lot smaller than desktop screens, these screens are sometimes depending on the niche, the best screens for clicks and impression.

Hence the best sizes should not, however, be too big, neither should it be super small.

Your best choice should be

  1. 320×100
  2. 300×250

These sizes are awesome for a mobile device. Sometimes if you are going to display 2 ads, make it a 320×100 and a 300×250.

If you have surveyed your site, you would notice your ads being served most times are not these specific sizes. Hence, it would be wise to modify Adsense ads size and earn more clicks.

Understand the concept? let’s get it done.

How to Modify Adsense Ads Size

Whenever you wish to add Adsense ads to a section of your blog, copy the below code

<style type="text/css">
.adslot_1 { width: 320px; height: 100px; }
@media (min-width:500px) { .adslot_1 { width: 468px; height: 60px; } }
@media (min-width:800px) { .adslot_1 { width: 728px; height: 90px; } }
</style>
<ins class="adsbygoogle adslot_1"
    style="display:inline-block;"
    data-ad-client="ca-pub-XXXXXXX11XXX9"
    data-ad-slot="8XXXXX1"></ins>
<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script>
<script>(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});</script>

Code credits: How to modify your responsive ad code on Adsense blog.

Paste it and save

Do replace “ca-pub-XXXXXXX11XXX9 and 8XXXXX1”.

You might be interested in how to lazy adsense ads code.

That’s all.

You can modify the size to show on the various screen. In the above it shows a size of 320×100 for mobile, you can edit.

You might want to get an adsense ready blogger theme to increase earnings and also learn how to display google adsense responsive ads inside post on blogger

Rounding up

This is how easy it is to set the size of your google adsense responsive ads for mobile, desktop and tablet screen sizes.

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