The Optimization tab

Blocking controls experiments

The following ad blocking settings are available for experiments:

Note, you can only run one blocking controls experiment at a time.

Create a blocking controls experiment

  1. Sign in to your AdSense account.
  2. Click Optimization > Experiments.
  3. Click Blocking controls.
  4. Give your experiment a name.
  5. Select the experiment setting that you want to test from the drop-down. (e.g., "Sensitive ad categories").
  6. Click Add.
  7. In the window that opens, click Approve or Block next to each category or ad serving opt-out that you want to compare in your experiment.
  8. Click Done.
  9. Select whether you'd like Google to choose the winner for you. Google will automatically apply the winning setting after your experiment has finished.
  10. Click Create. Your experiment now moves into the “running” state, and we start collecting data.
You might have to wait a few days for the initial results of your experiment to appear.
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