To participate in the Google AdSense Program, you need to meet Google Adsense eligibility requirements. Here are some things to check before you sign up for an AdSense account:
If you are not yet 18 years old, you may have a parent or guardian sign up for AdSense using their own Google Account. If their AdSense account is approved, Google will make all payments to the adult responsible for the site.
To be successful with AdSense, you need pages with unique content that’s relevant to your visitors and provides a great user experience. Before you apply to AdSense, Google recommends you check out its tips below to make sure your pages are in good shape.
When building your navigation bar make sure you consider alignment – are all the elements lined up correctly? Readability – is the text easy to read? Functionality – do your drop-down lists work correctly?
Having an accessible, easy-to-use navigation bar is a key part of providing a good user experience and encourages users to engage effectively with your content.
You should take care when using external resources such as articles on other sites or embedded videos. It’s really important that you contribute your own original content, whether it’s specialist knowledge, improvement ideas, reviews or your personal thoughts.
As stated in the Google content policies, Google ads may not be placed on sites with scraped or copyrighted content. This is a serious policy violation and could lead to you having your ads disabled or your account closed.
Unlike the rest of your content, which is likely created directly under your guidance and supervision, user-generated content is submitted by users who operate independently of your site or app.
Unfortunately, not everyone on the Internet is polite and well-mannered. Because users can post anything, you, as a publisher, need to be prepared to ensure that what they do post complies with all applicable program policies.
It is Google policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). For AdSense publishers, if Google receive a notice or otherwise have reason to believe that your page is infringing, Google may terminate your participation in the program.
Google ads may not be placed on pages that contain pornography, adult, or mature content. Please note that Google also don’t allow AdSense for search (AFS) search boxes to be placed on adult content pages.
Google ads may not be placed on sites or properties that appear to be appropriate for a general audience but contain adult themes, including sex, violence, vulgarity, or other distasteful depictions of children or popular children’s characters, that are unsuitable for a general audience.
Google want to help keep people safe both online and offline, so Google don’t allow the promotion of some products or services that cause damage, harm, or injury. For this reason, Google ads may not be placed on pages that sell or promote recreational drugs and drug-related content.
Please be aware that the promotion of prohibited content includes providing links to contents that does not follow Google recreational drugs and drug-related content policies.
It’s important that visitors to your site are not misled in any way and are able to easily distinguish content from Google Display ads. This policy prohibits placing ads under misleading headings such as “resources” or “helpful links”. Publishers may only label Google ads with either “Advertisements” or “Sponsored Links”.
Publishers may not attempt to associate specific images with the individual ads appearing on their sites. Such an implementation might confuse users who assume that the image is directly related to the advertiser’s offerings and therefore is a violation of Google policies.
Publishers should avoid site layouts in which the ads push content below the fold. These layouts make it hard for users to distinguish between the content and ads.
Publishers may not implement Google ads in a manner that disguises the ads in any way. This includes formatting neighboring content to look similar to the ads. If a publisher places ads on non-Google search results pages, there must be a clear distinction between search results and ads.
When you’re happy to accept these Google Adsense requirements, you can submit your application to Google ad AdSense.