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Google recieves court order to produce information relating to AdSense account

1) Yes ii - Unknown, but it may help to keep the information under seal in the court records instead of being accessible to anyone who requests the records of the case. c. I wouldn't at this time. ...
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Can I load adsbygoogle.js only once before head close tag

Micheal Kleber(Google Engineer) Yes, it is fine to load adsbygoogle.js only once. That's certainly how I would do it for a web page I was designing: load it just once from <head>. It's ...
Goyllo's user avatar
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What is a "data-ad-slot" for Google Adsense and why is inline styling required?

When you create an Adsense ad, you can select it to be either responsive or fixed size. If it's a fixed size, you'll get the sizing thrown into the ad as part of the styling: style="display:inline-...
Luis Alberto Barandiaran's user avatar
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Google Ads targeting my already long term customers. How to fix this?

Its a waste to show my already existing customers my company ads. It isn't, but we won't address using remarketing to drive referrals, reviews and upsells in in this question. To combat segmenting ...
inkovic's user avatar
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In Google Analytics 4, how do I link AdSense?

It's my understanding that GA4 does not yet offer this functionality. GA4 is not yet totally production ready, hence why the upgrade documentation recommends installing both GA3 and GA4 together, so ...
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Why create a fake duplicate / clone website?

...what is the reason for doing such a nonsense thing? They might... be associated with a competitor and want to take traffic away from your site. An exact clone of your site on another domain can ...
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Do cryptocurrency webminers in a blog violate adsense policies?

Google's Adsense policy does not touch upon Crypto Currency Browser miners directly but it is clear that either malware or anything else that interferes with site navigation is considered a breach of ...
Simon Hayter's user avatar
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Responsive link units in AdSense

Responsive link units are now available in adsense. Responsive link units allow you to support a wide range of devices (i.e., computers, phones, tablets, etc.) by automatically adapting their size ...
code_only's user avatar
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Do sites without ads perform better in Google search results?

Google will penalize pages with an excessive number of ads but you can have up to three ad blocks with no penalty (based on AdSense policy). As for page load it does effect pagerank but not a ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Google Adsense records current balance as negative value

The below attachment is from Official Adsense Team.It is a glitch in their system nothing to be worried about.It will be fixed very soon! Latest News,Trending Topics on Info Buzz Music Streaming ...
Sai Prudhvi's user avatar
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Rejected by Google Adsense for weapon related content but my site should be allowed because it is about video game guns, not real ones

Just some ideas to consider: You only use the word "video" once. You use the word "game" twice. Switching the focus from guns to game (or "gaming guns") might help to achieve your goal. You could ...
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Make Google Tag Manager' tags GDPR compliant

//UPD: There has been Consent Mode feature in GTM in Beta for some time now, it may be good enough to use in production. https://developers.google.com/tag-platform/tag-manager/templates/consent-apis ...
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AdSense ad display in media queries

You should refer to google documentation on how to modify responsive ad code If you want to only show ads for certain screen sizes you can use CSS to accomplish this. The following example shows you ...
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How to get youtube-style ads in adsense on website?

I was curious about them too, so digging a bit into that website, the kind of ads they are using are possible by Google IMA SDK for HTML5, it allows developers to request and track VAST ads in a ...
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Is it OK to merge pages and make other changes while the site is undergoing AdSense review?

Once you start using Adsense, they detect that you have placed the ad code on the specific page you sent when signing up, they will automatically review your entire site (not just the page that ...
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If I delete or close google account, will it also delete or close my adsense account?

If you delete your Google Account, it will not delete your AdSense account. However, you will be blocked from AdSense as you will not be able to access it using the invalid account. In other words, I ...
Kirsty Simms's user avatar
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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'm experiencing this same problem, but I got my email a week ago. For that entire week, my account has said, "Reviewing your site will take up to 3 days. We'll email you when we're done." I've ...
Michael J. Coffey's user avatar
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Can I find out who filed a DMCA request with AdSense against my genuine website?

Yes, you should be able to use Lumen (formerly Chilling Effects) to look up the DMCA complaint against your site and see who filed it. If it's a my competitor I would fill the counter DMCA request....
JCL1178's user avatar
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Googlebot and Mediapartners-Google are crawling URLs blocked by robots.txt, why?

You say that there is No way to access the locked URL's from your website? I'm guessing you mean that you have no links pointing to those URL's from your own website. So that's what I will assume. ...
Kristian Svensson's user avatar
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Is there any point in asking users to turn off adblockers?

Sites that ask users to turn off adblock and block their content from adblock users are at risk from deranking their site in the search results. Many SEO experts are now saying that user metrics such ...
Michael d's user avatar
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Why does Google prevent AdSense ads from opening in a new window?

Google doesn't give explanations on how they show ads, what are the criteria to target audience etc. Like how they just cancel adsense accounts, demonetize youtube channels even when they are years ...
Sushant Bhargav's user avatar
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My site built on information from Wikipedia was rejected by google for AdSense - We found some policy violations on your site

The AdSense quality guidelines state: Make sure your site adds value. Publishers are not allowed to create multiple pages, sub-domains, or domains with substantially duplicate content. ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Move a site to my own host

I will answer this question under the assumption that you are planning to keep your custom domain name and all your article URLs intact - that is, the only change to your site that you will make is ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Running a news page with Google Adsense but the ads are not contextual

... it seems Google in the meantime decided to make all their ads personalized instead of contextual. Previously, the ads were highly relevant to the content of my news articles, and perhaps that ...
Rob's user avatar
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Can I Prevent Adsense Loading For GoogleBot?

I had the same issue and I could not come up with any solution that could prevent that script and may be others from loading when Googlebot is crawling the page. What I did though, and it is working ...
Carlos Torrecillas's user avatar
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Is there any official documentation on the AdSense data-adtest="on" parameter to test locally?

Seems like there isn't. I also tried the data-adtest="on" approach and it didnt work for me either. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/54043177/how-do-you-render-google-ad-units-...
Lars Flieger's user avatar
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Multiple instances of the same AdSense ad unit (same data-ad-slot) on a page?

It's perfectly fine, you can add it multiple times on the page without problems. What you'll lose is visibility, in that you won't know the stats of how good or bad an ad performed on position 1 vs ...
Luis Alberto Barandiaran's user avatar
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How can I edit my conversion tag setup?

Ok so I switched to expert mode and then i could click "settings"> "conversion" i could then edit my conversion triggers there.
Technolo Jesus's user avatar
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Is the Google AdSense pluging for Wordpress all I need to use to activate AdSense?

To answer my own question: the Wordpress plugin is all that you need, as I received confirmation from Google that my account had been successfully setup. I guess the AdSense homepage was just a bit ...
user1301428's user avatar
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Google Adsbot suddenly crawling odd pages

The AdsBot crawler with user agent AdsBot-Google (+http://www.google.com/adsbot.html), is part of AdWords not AdSense. It is supposedly used for checking landing page content to determine quality ...
Nick's user avatar
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