How to Join the WordAds Program by

Network Requirements

To join WordAds and start monetizing your site with ads, you'll need to meet the following requirements:

  1. Public Site: Your site must be set to public, not private.
  2. Explorer Plan or Higher: You need at least an Explorer plan, which includes advanced design tools, CSS editing, ample space for audio and video, Google Analytics support, and the ability to monetize your site with ads.
  3. Primary Domain: You must register a primary domain, such as, rather than using the default WordPress subdomain.
  4. PayPal Account: A free PayPal account is required to receive your earnings.

To enable WordAds, follow these steps:

  1. Visit your site's dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Tools → Monetize (or Hosting → Monetize if using WP-Admin).
  3. Click the "Earn ad revenue" button.
  4. Click the "Join WordAds" button on the Settings tab.

Payment Requirements

To get paid for your WordAds earnings, you need to provide the following:

  1. PayPal E-mail Address: Enter the email address linked to your PayPal account to receive payments.
  2. Social Security Number: US citizens must provide their Social Security number as required by the IRS.

How They Pay

WordAds pays out earnings once the outstanding amount exceeds $100. Payments are made to the PayPal account you've registered in your settings.

  1. Payment Schedule: Payments are issued once your earnings exceed $100. If you earn less than $100 in a given month, the earnings will roll over to the next month.
  2. Net 30 Payment: Finalized earnings are posted at the end of the month following the one in which they were earned. For example, earnings made in January will be issued by the end of February.

If you decide to close your account or withdraw from WordAds and have an outstanding amount less than $100, you can contact support to request a payout of the remaining balance. Note that if you withdraw from WordAds, you won't be able to reactivate it on the same site again.

By following these steps and requirements, you can successfully join WordAds and start monetizing your site.

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