Before you sign up

Owning the site you want to use to participate in AdSense

To use AdSense, you must have access to the HTML source code of your site. You need to be able to place AdSense code between the <head> tags of your pages. If you sign up with a site you don't own (e.g., www.google.com), we won't be able to verify that you're the site owner and we won't activate your account.

Note: You may only place AdSense code on a site that complies with the AdSense Program policies.

If you use a content management system (CMS)

If you created your site with a CMS, we recommend you check you can access your site's HTML either through the CMS itself or with a plugin or theme. Some CMSs, like Blogger, allow you to sign up for AdSense without having to place any code.

WordPress user? Get help with adding AdSense code.

If you have a YouTube channel

If you want to monetize your YouTube video content, please apply for the YouTube Partner Program. If your YouTube channel is already eligible for monetization, follow the instructions in your YouTube account to sign up for AdSense.

If you don't have a site

If you don't own a site, or your existing site isn't compatible with JavaScript, feel free to sign up when you've created your new site. Learn how to make sure your site's pages are ready for AdSense.

Sign up for AdSense

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