Before you sign up

Owning the site you want to use to participate in AdSense

To use AdSense monetization products on your website, you must have access to edit the HTML source code of the web pages where you'd like the ads to be displayed. If you submit a site that you don't own (for example,, you won't be able to place the AdSense code on the site and your application will not be approved.

If you've created a website via a content management system (CMS) (for example, Blogger), you can submit its URL providing that you have access to AdSense or to the HTML source code from the interface.

WordPress user? Get help with adding AdSense code.

If you don't have a website, or your site isn't compatible with JavaScript, the following options will help you get started with AdSense:

  • Create a new blog using Google's service, Blogger. Through Blogger, webmasters can display Google ads without ever copying or pasting HTML code. Signing up for a Blogger account is fast, easy and free.

    Once you've created your blog, you can add Google ads by following these instructions to enable AdSense on your blog.

  • If you want to monetize your YouTube video content, please apply for the YouTube Partner Program or if your YouTube channel is already eligible for monetization follow the instructions displayed in the YouTube interface to apply for AdSense.
Keep in mind that AdSense ad code and search code may be used on any page on any site that complies with our program policies.

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