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(Different from "Google Ads") Google AdSense is a program run by Google through which website publishers in the Google Network of content sites serve text, images, video, or interactive media advertisements that are targeted to the site content and audience.

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“Insufficient content” - AdSense

After solving the first issue for adsense (i.e “Unable to review your site” - AdSense), again i applied to Google ad-sense with live blank ads on page, but In second review they disapproved my ...
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Problem integrating Adsense with Google Analytics

(Cross-posted to Web Applications) I've posted it once to the adsense ad forum, but as usual Google does not respond to help requests, and I got no real answers. I am having issues integrating my ...
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What are the best ways to start driving traffic to a new website?

Would you try for SEO, Adwords, or other ad programs? Why? How cost effective is it?
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What are the minimum content and traffic requirements for Google AdSense?

I have a blog which is only 35 days old. What are the requirements for Google AdSense? How many page views are required and how old does the site have to be?
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Branding in terms of SEO

There have been plenty of cases in the SEO industry about websites picking up some penalty from google. From a marketing viewpoint, the absence of key marketing theory can partly explain why ‘SEO ...
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Adsense - is it worth setting up?

How much traffic is necessary for adsense to make sense?
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Ad service that supports ssl (secure publishing)

Is there an add service like adsense that supports SSL ads? I wish to put ads on a secured (https) pages but Google Adsense doesn't support it. I know Adbrite works for text based SSL ads but I ...
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Decide what ads to show myself rather than having AdSense choose for me

In order to show relevant ads to a user I just put Google code on my site and they target the ads based on their knowledge of that user. Is there anyway I can use AdSense or any other advertising ...
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Google AdSense setup for multiple websites with different subjects

I set up Google AdSense last year for a technology blog that I own. When registering, I had to say what the site was about, so I obviously choose technology as my website's subject. Now I have set up ...
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Why My Adsense Account is not accepted

I have created a blog on blogger few days ago and created two blog entries on it. when i try creating AdSense account with blog's address it does not accept the application due to PageType. i have ...
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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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Best alternative to Adsense for a small website? [closed]

The accepted answer to this question states that Adsense functions rather poorly. What is the alternative then? My site has about 400 daily visitors, 1.5 pages/visit - so I'm too small to manually ...
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How many months I have to wait to place google ad in my site

How many months I have to wait to put google ad in my website, and my website is three month old. Now have visitors of about 5000+ unique visitors/month. My region is India, somebody told me that for ...
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How can I have more clicks than page views in AdSense

One of my AdSense ad units (in the new beta interface) occasionally says that I have more clicks than page views which gives a CTR of over 100%. Does anyone know how this happens? I'm assuming it ...
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What is the right approach to use AdSense with responsive web design?

Recently I was studying responsive design a lot and designed couple of sites. But I was wondering how would I use Google AdSense (which is pixel based) ads on my responsive design? Very typical ...
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Sharp drop in adsense revenue

My Adsense revenue for a particular site suddenly plummeted (About halved over one or two weeks). How can I find out why ?
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MediaWiki and EU cookie consent

I own a MediaWiki website that is showing Google AdSense. As of September 30th 2015 AdSense requires compliance with the EU cookie law. The Google Adsense Team is pointing to https://www.google.com/...
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Purpose of ads.txt

I run google adsense ads on my site. I don't really understand what the purpose of ads.txt is and what risks are there for me without ads.txt. Everywhere I looked there were vague descriptions of ...
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Preventing Adsense Crawling Specific Regions of the Site

In my website, I wan't adsense crawler to not consider certain parts of the HTML. Is there any snippet I can use. The reason is I am using a plugin from an external provider and as soon as I installed ...
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How do I remove a URL of and old site from my AdSense application so I can now apply with a new site?

About four years ago, when I was using blogger.com for as my personal blog. I had tried to activate AdSense for the website http://example.blogspot.com which wasn't approved. I didn't try again and ...
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An email says that my AdSense application has been successfully reviewed but the site says the application is stlill being reviewed

I got an email from adsense after submitting my application Your application has been successfully reviewed. Now you need to create your first ad unit and place the ad code on www.example.com to ...
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Why do Blogger pageview stats and AdSense pageviews differ?

I run many blogs for online earnings but my blog in blogger page views: Total Pageviews 90,085 And that same blog page views in Google AdSense Total Pageviews 19,347 are different why? they reduced ...
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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 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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How to show backup ads now that AdSense doesn't have the ability to do so for you?

AdSense script results in three things: An ad. A blank space the size of a ad. No ad or blank space added. AdSense used to have a setting to allow you to show a backup ad in case of #2 and #3, but ...
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How long should I expect it to take to get ads on a web site?

I recently had an idea for a web site that I wanted to monetize. A big part of this site revolved around an infrequent conference which only happens every few years, and it just so happens I had ...
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How to display random demo Google ads for testing

To benchmark an application I want to display ads in Google Publisher Tag (GPT) slots, even if they aren't defined on the publisher end yet. I have a network id and ad unit ids, but no ads are ...
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Online advertising program where publishers (site owners) can choose ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Self ads targeting I'm wondering what online advertising programs there are out there where the site owner can chose which relevant ads to put on particular pages from a large ...
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What can I do about the difference between adsense and analytics?

My adsense reports 12,000 monthly pageviews and my analytics reports 15,000 monthly pageviews. How can I act upon this difference and use adsense to fully monetize all the pageviews? Is there some way ...
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How does an adsense bot determine the "Above the fold" space on mobile and desktop sites?

I ran an experiment last night by replacing a small ad for a mobile site thats located near the top of the page with a larger box ad, but I moved that ad towards the bottom of the page. Ten hours ...
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Hide the relationship between blog articles but still get listed on AdSense [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but ... I have a small website where I showcase my work in design/art/photography/etc, and I have developed an article template which I would like to ...
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AdSense | Get verification for a 'secret' blog

I've posted a similar question ( Hide the relationship between blog articles but still get listed on AdSense ) earlier but this is now more relevant, so please give me a note to delete the ...
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Google Ads displaying on all browsers except Safari. (Adx/AdSense in safari, Ad Server for the rest)

Test page (ads only enabled for certain counties so please let me know yours if you're trying to troubleshoot): http://www.fitsnews.com/category/healthcare/ Two ads on this page (one 728/90 and one ...
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Is this a correct robots.txt file?

I would like to allow Googlebot and Mediapartners-Google (AdSense useragent) to crawl my website. So I have written below code inside my robots.txt file. User-agent: Googlebot Disallow: User-...
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Does DFP Small Business allow geotargeting?

I'm working with a blog that has an advertiser who can only show ads for US/UK... so I'd like to set up an ad server that will show those advertiser's ads for US/UK customers, and then show Google ...
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Connecting Google Analytics with Custom Search Engine AdSense

I have a Custom Search Engine that I've created with AdSense. I've put that search engine as a site search in my Google Sites page. I've connected both the Custom Search Engine and the Google Site to ...
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Is there an upper limit on the number of Adsense adverts placed on one page?

I would like to add 20 Google banner ads below my web page's content so I can increase my Pay Per Impression earnings, is there any upper limit on the number of adverts I can display?
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How to solve "Login Only" rejection when applying to Google AdSense

Recently, a site of mine was rejected due to "Login Only": Login Only: During our review of your website, we found that the majority of pages on your site are behind a login, or there is ...
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Is eCPMs dropping by about 50% in January a usual behavior on Google AdSense?

So I just got semi-serious about running some AdSense sites over the past 6 months and the eCPM's have hovered between 1.38 and 1.42 [yes it's that close] when I look at the eCPM for each month. ...
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Google AdSense's terms of service - Age below range

I'm would like to use on my website AdSense's ads features. The TOS require age above 18. I'm currently 17 and will reach this age after 9 months. Which of the following is the best option? Use a ...
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Effect of choosing https over http in a new website for AdSense & SEO

First off, sorry for my english. I am currently developing a new website that may be deployed in early 2017. This site may contain user login but that may be shipped later in that year. Now, I ...
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Adsense RPM dropped more than 70%

My RPM (Revenue Per Thousand views) on AdSense started to drop for past couple weeks, and now its 72,6% less than 28 days ago. Only things that I can think of that I did in past 28 days: I moved one ...
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Why is my adsense RPM zero?

I've signed up for adsense, and I got approved. Google is serving ads on my website, so far I only have a few page visits, I don't think anyone clicked on my ads. Why is the RPM still zero? When will ...
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Can .htaccess be used to cache AdSense JavaScript to improve the pagespeed score?

I'm AdSense publisher and I need to improve the page speed score for my site. It already gets 90/100 for speed and 100/100 for User Experience, however Google AdSense code is preventing it from ...
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Google Adsbot suddenly crawling odd pages

I have an error checker on my password reset page which tells me everytime someone comes to reset their password without a valid token. I have noticed within the last couple of days that the AdsBot-...
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Does page impression get counted for unique visits?

in Google adsense, if a user from any territory revisits page impression is getting updated but that eCPM is not getting updated its showing zero only, does it work only for unique visitors? Thanks ...
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Blog suitable Adsense format

I saw blog which has nice formated Google Adsense ads, but I don't know how to generate them. Here is a screenshot: https://i.stack.imgur.com/vPiYU.jpg (sorry for plain link but I'm too fresh here to ...
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Adsense in MediaWiki

I use MediaWiki version 1.32.0 with PHP 7.1.30 (cgi-fcgi) and MySQL 5.6.40-84.0-log. I try to add Adsense advertisements to the site's header, sidebar and footer. At first I considered the Widgets ...
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Does a semi-transparent overlay that only appears temporarily at game completion violate Google Adsense policy?

On my DEV server, after a user finishes a game on the website, a semi-transparent overlay covers the whole page. The score is then shown on the overlay. Through the overlay, you can still clearly see ...
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Would a CDN solve the problem of me making $0 RPM on my mobile site?

I read the following policy on google: Is placing a 300x250 ad on the first view screen of a smartphone considered a policy violation? Yes, this would be considered a policy violation as it falls ...
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