AdSense for video (AFV)

AdSense for video set-up guidelines

Here's a quick step-by-step guide to get access to ads from AdSense for video for your video content. We encourage you to thoroughly review all the steps before you start working on your implementation.

  1. Confirm your eligibility
  2. Read the AdSense for video specific policies
  3. Submit your implementation for review
  4. Launch your implementation

1. Confirm your eligibility

Make sure that you read all the requirements in the AdSense for video introductory page to check that it's the right product for you.

Please remember that you’ll first need to have an AdSense account to sign up for AdSense for video. If you don't have an AdSense account, then you'll need to sign up.

2. Read the AdSense for video specific policies

There are some additional policies for AdSense for video, so make sure that you've read and understood the policy guidelines: AdSense for Interactive Media Ads (IMA) policy.

3. Submit your implementation for review

Once you’ve double-checked that you want to use these products and that you meet the policy guidelines, you’ll need to submit a test implementation with our sample code for review. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your AdSense account.
  2. Click Ads.
  3. Click Other products.
  4. Click on Apply for AdSense for Video, and follow the steps in the interactive guide.

4. Launch your implementation

After approval, you'll be issued with a unique publisher ID that you can use to request live video ads. You'll then be ready to start earning revenue through your video content.

Make sure that you use your unique publisher ID and remove all instances of the adtest=on parameter to ensure that everything operates properly. For more information, check out the following best practices and frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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