Display ads

Enable or disable display ads

You can enable and disable display ads for a single ad unit, or by setting a default preference for your whole account.

To enable or disable display ads for a single ad unit:

  1. Sign in to your account at http://www.google.com/adsense.
  2. Visit the My ads tab.
  3. Choose your ad type:
    For new ad units:
    1. Click +New ad unit.
    2. From the Ad type drop-down, select your preference for this ad unit: "Text ads only," "Text & display ads" or "Display ads only."
    3. Customize your ad unit, click Save and get code and add the code to your pages.
    For existing ad units:
    1. Check the box associated with the ad unit in the list.
    2. From the Actions drop-down, choose Edit ad type.
    3. Set your preference for this ad unit: "Text & display ads," "Text ads only" or "Display ads only."
    4. Click Apply ad type. Your changes will be reflected within about 10 minutes.
     

To set a default ad type preference for your entire account:

  1. Sign in to your account at http://www.google.com/adsense.
  2. On the Home tab, visit the Account settings page.
  3. In the "Default ad display preferences" section, click edit.
  4. From the Ad type drop-down, choose either "Text ads only" or "Text and image ads."
  5. Click Save. Ads you create in the future will default to this preference, and any ads created prior to November 2007 will be set to this preference.