I have set a banner before my article / content in
Wordpress on my
single.php. Will this be a problem if we look at it in
SEO terms? So that
Having a prominent Adsense ad is not an SEO problem. Many sites that rely on organic traffic show an ad "above the fold" where it is more likely to be seen by users and generate more revenue.
It only becomes an SEO problem if the number of ads above the fold is excessive. Google has an organic ranking algorithm that penalizes sites that have too many ads. To avoid this penalty you should:
For more information about the "too many ads above the fold" algorithm which was launched in January 2012, see this forum thread on webmasterworld.