Google-served ads obscuring content

We do not allow Google-served ads that:

  • fully or partially obscure content for any period of time

Tips for understanding this restriction

Ads Interfering: Google-served ads obscuring content | Google Publisher Restrictions

Publishers are encouraged to experiment with a variety of placements and ad formats. However, Google ad code may not be placed in places that may cause the Google ads to obscure content.

The following are additional suggestions that can help you comply with the ads obscuring content policy:

  • Be careful when placing ads too near to publisher-content because that might lead to accidental clicks or ads overlaying content.
  • Remember that content includes publisher-content and ads, so ads obscuring other ads is included within this policy.

Mobile example

Desktop example



Learn more about the commonly used policy terms and what they mean in the glossary

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