Can’t get Google Ads to show in React no matter what I do

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I’ve been following this example:

https://www.jamesbaum.co.uk/blether/using-google-adsense-with-react/

I have this component:

import React from "react";

export default class AdBanner extends React.Component {
    componentDidMount () {
        (window.adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
    }

    render () {
        return (
            <div className='ad'>
                <ins className='adsbygoogle'
                     style={{ display: 'block' }}
                     data-ad-client='div-gpt-ad-1536172937182-0'
                     data-ad-slot='/164808479/Leaderboard'
                     data-ad-format='auto' />
            </div>
        );
    }
}

I have this on my index.html:

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script>

When I run my test page I get no ads rendering and this error:

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I have no idea what this error means or how to resolve it.

It’s critical to mention that the client and slot IDs work perfectly in a non-react test app So something else must be wrong here.

also, I am testing this via localhost:8080 — which works for the non react test app, so I do not think it’s a localhost/google ads issue.

IN OUR OLD NON-REACT APP

in our <header>:

<script async='async' src='https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js'></script>
    <script>
        var googletag = googletag || {};
        googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || [];
    </script>

    <script>
        googletag.cmd.push(function() {
            googletag.defineSlot('/164808479/Leaderboard', [728, 90], 'div-gpt-ad-1536172937182-0').addService(googletag.pubads());
            googletag.pubads().enableSingleRequest();
            googletag.enableServices();
        });
    </script>

in our <page.php>:

<!-- /164808479/Leaderboard -->
        <div id='div-gpt-ad-1536172937182-0' style='height:90px; width:728px;'>
            <script>
                googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1536172937182-0'); });
            </script>
        </div>

This produces a working ad right now, even from 127.0.0.1:80 (running via Docker) Our problem is our lack of ability to make this work inside a React component.

Answer

You are getting HTTP 400 (i.e. Bad Request) because the data being sent to google ad servers seems wrong.

The data-ad-client value should have the format like ca-pub-00000000000000 which is obtained from adsense administration page. (I believe this is not your case!!!)

The data you provide, div-gpt-ad seems as an id of a divfor google publisher tag which has the id /164808479/Leaderboard. So in order to use that in your react application properly you can use this library: https://github.com/nfl/react-gpt

So below you can find the modified code which is suitable for your case. Just add react-gptto your react application.

import React from "react";
import {Bling as GPT} from "react-gpt";

GPT.enableSingleRequest();

export default class AdBanner extends React.Component {
    render () {
        return (
            <div id="div-gpt-ad-1536172937182-0">
                <GPT
                    adUnitPath="/164808479/Leaderboard"
                    slotSize={[728, 90]}
                />
            </div>
        );
    }
}

You can see the above code working beautifully in this link: https://codesandbox.io/embed/determined-bash-k30nq



Source: stackoverflow