An advertising program run by Google Inc. that allows publishers in the Google Network of content sites to automatically serve text, image, video, and rich media adverts targeted to the site's content and audience.

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With Google DFP (Small Business) is it possible to disable AdSense in an Ad Slot on a per-request basis?

Setup: I run a network of websites that target different hobby niches and have a section dedicated to community classifieds. I serve advertising on these sites through Google DFP for Small Business ...
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When applying to Google AdSense, is it OK to have existing ads already on the site?

I have advertisements displayed on my site, which is a shopping company. Should I remove them from my site before I apply for Google AdSense, because I don't know if there will be any implications if ...
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AdSense responsive format resizable on the fly

The AdSense responsive format sizes the advertising only on load. If the user resizes the window (from large to small), the advertising is not resized (even with media queries) and keeps its initiale ...
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crossdomain.xml file - is it bad?

I have crossdomain.xml in document root of my site with the following contents: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE cross-domain-policy SYSTEM ...
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How can I manage multiple AdWords accounts using the same login?

This is the situation. I have an AdWords account which I use with my own email address. My girlfriend has another which she uses with her email address. However I am managing her ads for her so I want ...
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Forbidden 403 error on Google AdSense requests

I have created a new website and have set some ads. For some unknown reason, FireBug tells me that I get 403 errors on Google Adsense requests. I have checked my AdSense account and it does not block ...
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How premium ad networks calculate the payout?

I'm wondering how premium ad networks (The Deck, Carbon Ads, Fusion Ads, etc..) calculate the payout for publishers. The problem is they have a fixed price for a fixed timeframe (30 days or a week) ...
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Google AdSense - set minimum CPC?

I have a sports site. It was making like $0.75 per click for couple of months. Now suddenly, average CPC has dropped to $0.5 or even $0.4. Sometimes, I even see $0.2 or $0.08 per click. Is there an ...
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I seen many illegal site comfortable with google adsense

I found many sites serving Google ads that contain pornography and possible copyright infringements. How did these sites obtain a Google AdSense ID and why does Google permit this?
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Google adsense bombing

I made a website few months ago and put google adsense on it, but someone kept clicking on ads with bad intentions, e.g. google bombing I guess but as result they disabled my google adsense account, ...
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Is there a way to get unbanned from Google AdSense?

As a young kid(15 years old) I used to open blogs on blogger and put Adsense ads on it. Because I was young and stupid I used to click on my own ads and did a lot of stupid things along that I don't ...
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Is it good impression to put ads on a professional blog? [closed]

I have been writing my professional blog for 1.5 years where I am sharing articles on Microsoft technologies and monetizing ads on it. I am following too many expert's blogs and I see, no one ...
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adsense click spamming

Questions What software do people use for adsense click spamming ? How are they structured ? How does it work ? How can we block them ? I tried looking at google but not much information there ...
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I just accepted a “come back to us” type offer $100 Adwords Credit - Now 80% of my Adsense Ads are for Google Adwords

I don't know if this is related, and I haven't been able to find any information on it anywhere. I just accepted a $100 Adwords credit offer from Google. Shortly after I did that, roughly 80% of the ...
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Adverts on a mercantile site: good or bad?

Is it generally considered a good or bad idea to put GoogleAds or the like on a web site that is selling items online? In other words, should one run the risk of having the competition appear in these ...
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Why does AdSense require sufficient content?

I get that to apply for an AdSense account, a website needs to already have "sufficient content". As you can guess my website, being brand-new, did not. I am not disputing that fact, so I do not ...
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Is it safe / okay to show Google Adsense only to visitors from Search Engines?

There are a lot of code example out there that helps users do this. Eg: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12693729/how-to-display-google-adsense-ads-to-search-engine-traffic-only But I was looking ...
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How to find out which ads were clicked with Google Adsense?

If you are running Adsense (and Google Analytics) on your site, it is possible to find out which ads people clicked on? That would be very useful marketing information about what products people are ...
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Adsense for dynamically generated pages

On my website, I allow users to create their own forums. I use the same template to create the forum page, so according to my understanding thus far of Adsense, it is this template that will be ...
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Using Adsense as a SEO tool - does the adsense bot have the same understanding as the normal web crawler?

I make valid (X)HTML documents that are also semantically correct. I try to use all tags as they were intended and this has yielded good results as far as my placement in Google and other search ...
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Is it OK for SEO and ads on the site if I have the same content on multiple domains?

I have a web based proxy and web filters eventually blacklist the domain. Because of this, I am thinking of creating alternate domains for the same website. Each domain would host 100% same content. ...
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Can I reposition AdSense ads with Javascript (for responsive purposes)?

I have a responsive blog where ads are displayed in the sidebar. On mobile devices however, the sidebar is pushed to the bottom below the posts. So what I'd like to do is move the ads from the ...
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AdSense ads don't always appear on mobile and IE, is something wrong with Joomla?

I am using Joomla 3.3 and placed AdSense ads on it. And I am facing a strange issue. Ads are displaying perfectly on Firefox and Chrome (updated) browsers, but not perfectly on mobile and Internet ...
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AdSense: Will Google ban me if I list “No ads” as a reason to sign up at my site?

Can't find anything about this in Google AdSense's TOS. Basically I want to remove ads for logged in users on my site -- but will Google allow me to use this as a value proposition on my front page? ...
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Encouraging users with AdBlock to whitelist your site - Google AdSense policies

Description: I found a nice practice on websites to deal with users who take advantage of AdBlock's software - here is an article on it (have a look at the image of the cat). I think this should be ...
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Can placement of Google AdSense ads on a minority of pages with NSFW content get me banned?

Google AdSense's policy states that you shouldn't put ads on pages that contain NSFW content. I've noticed that if you do, they mostly identify this as NSFW and do not display the ad. As there is no ...
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How to conduct A/B split testing with AdSense?

Ok so I have decided to A/B test my AdSense ads. I have run a few tests, but I don't know what conclusion to draw and how to keep track of things. Some specific questions: If I have 2 test units, 1 ...
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Google AdSense ad serving has been disabled. So How to handle it?

I have a site which pulls photos from Instagram API. Recently I got a shocking message from Google that "Google AdSense ad serving has been disabled" for the "ADULT/PORNOGRAPHY" reason. I believe ...
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Underage adsense account

I'm still 14, can I use my name as the payee? I do have a bank account using my name. Will adsense not pay me if it finds out about my age?
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Google Adsense threshold estimation

I've an electronic music blog with traffic mainly from the North American continent, Western Europe and Russia. Daily I get about 100 unique visitors with 150-200 pageviews. Should I start Adsense or ...
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AdSense vs personal advertising system

I have a website that gets +10,000 hits a month. I currently have AdSense running on it but I am finding that I am barely getting any clicks or ad revenue at all. I was wondering if I would do any ...
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Google Adsense and Private Networks

As the title suggests, I'm trying to figure out if I can use Google Adsense on a private network. The network is accessible only by registered users, which made me think if it would work or not. ...
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Adsense and blocking robots from web pages

If I use a meta tag to make a page 'noindex' does this mean that my adsense ads will not be targeted?
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What is a CSS form? How does one embed an AdSense ad into a CSS form?

One of the Google AdSense optimization tips says to, "Use a CSS form to embed the ads unit for more seamless design." What does this mean? How does one implement a CSS form?
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How does one get a 728x15 google adsense ad (not link unit)?

I see certain sites like mashable.com etc have a 728x15 ad format below the title. And they look like normal adsense ads (and not link units). However I don't see any such option in the ad formats ...
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Google adsense and dynamic pages

I want to show Adsense in search results that come from my database. How could google adsense bot determine what ads to show? Does it do so on the flow, i mean, there is no previous page it can ...
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Adsense image ads only unit is displaying image and text ads

Adsense 'image ads only' unit displaying image and text ads on my website. I have double checked to make sure that the adsense unit format is set to 'image ads only'. Have anyone else has experienced ...
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What is basic requiremnt to publish ads on site?

I applied to google adsence last week. But they had rejected my application since they found some contents on my site which were not matching to their policies. I was surprised since no content on my ...
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Is it possible to do A/B testing with Adsense ad positions?

I was just looking at Google Website Optimizer, however you need a 'conversion' page in order to measure results. If trying to optimize ad positions, this doesn't appear to be possible. Even without ...
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Is it acceptable to have an Adsense unit with height larger than screen height

Currently I find it difficult making money on the mobile portion of my website. Today I look at a page (after sizing my browser window to 375px width) and see the 320x50 advertisement unit nearly ...
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Can I show AdSense ads only to logged in users?

I have a website on which all the pages are the same for both logged in user and logged out users (guests.) Do you guys think it would be against AdSense policies to display ads on the website only ...
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Stats for Adsense ad units in DFP?

I have a single page application and therefore my best option to use Adsense currently is to serve it through DoubleClick for Publishers. I created an ad-unit, enabled it for AdSense. Where will I be ...
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AdSense ads don't show up after refreshing the page

I have developed a small CMS site. I tested AdSense in localhost and everything worked fine but after uploading site to my server ads are not showing if i refresh a page. Once I refresh a page, ads ...
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Website Blocked in Certain Workplaces as “Harmful”

I recently founded a small social site. Until recently, no users complained of being unable to view the site at work. It's been a few weeks since then, and after adding a bit more text content, was ...
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Can I put ads from more than one Google AdSense publisher under one site/page?

I have a Google AdSense Personal account and recently for some reasons I HAVE TO open a company account. Since an personal account can't be changed to a company one, I have to register a new one, with ...
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Any alternatives to Google's clearPixel.gif 404 not found?

I recently noticed the following Google-related error on our website pages: GET http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/teracent_product_template_V1/clearPixel.gif 404 (Not Found) ...
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What is the difference between Disallow and Allow?

I had 2 questions in my mind: what is the difference between Allow and Disallow? which one should I use to allow Google bot for AdSense? User-agent: Mediapartners-Google Disallow: User-agent: ...
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Can minification in Google PageSped service break Adsense?

A few days ago I applied for Adsense account. But it was rejected due website being down. Here is the full message: We did not approve your application for the reasons listed below. Issues: ...
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Google Adsense before/above article in Wordpress: SEO problem?

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 Google can't crawl my article or crawl it less good because ...
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Google AdSense scorecard : Text and image ads enabled is marked as Yellow

Start with definitions: Yellow: Satisfactory. You could make some further improvements to this item. I have few sites using Google AdSense to make cents (yes, cents only). On recent update of Google ...