Get started with the AdSense interface

Navigate your AdSense account

If you're new to AdSense, here are some pointers to help you find your way around your account. Take a few minutes to explore the main pages: Home, Ads, Blocking controls, Reports, and Optimization. Also check out the Account page where you'll find options for your settings and payments, etc.

The main pages

In the left navigation panel, your AdSense account has the following main pages:

Left navigation panel
  • Home: When you first sign in to your AdSense account, you arrive at the Home page. This page gives you a snapshot of your earnings and account performance, and provides links to more detailed reports.
  • Ads: Here's where you set up and manage your ads.
  • Blocking controls: This page contains all of your ad blocking controls.
  • Reports: Here's where you'll find all of your reporting options.
  • Optimization: This page can help you get more out of AdSense—it's a one-stop shop for improving your account performance.

Other useful pages

  • Account: Here's where you access and manage your account settings, account status, and payments.
  • Feedback: You can send us problem reports, feature ideas and general comments via this link
  • Help: This link opens the AdSense help widget. Here you can find answers to your AdSense questions without having to leave your account. You can also browse all articles in the AdSense Help Center and access the AdSense Help Forum.


To keep track of important messages and account alerts, check your notifications Notifications.

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