Has anyone else noticed the "Allowed Sites" page in their Adsense account?
Unlike "Competitive Ad Filtering" which is to stop a specific domain from having an ad on your site.
Allowed Sites is allowing where your Adsense Publisher ID can be shown. I think it could be used as a preventative measure to stop anyone from deliberately (ab)using your Adsense Publisher ID.
For example, someone you pissed off runs ads on a domain that is already banned as a way of getting you banned.
Or if you think one of your domains is getting hit by illegal clicks, then remove that domain off of the Allowed Sites list while you figure out what's happening.
Yes its been there for a while. I find it a great tool in many ways. One is I might be running other ad components for a test that are not compatable with G on another site so I use the tool. I also use it to turn off my ads when I am working on a site, you know, checking and tweaking each page about twenty times each before I get it right. That way the stats don't go through the roof and inflates artificially the impressions count (which is a big no no).
The other reason is if you have a member entry page were members go in and start clicking madly thinking their doing you a favour.
Personally I think its great and agree with you that it gives you an opportunity to check any suss activity on one of your domains. That brings me to the point when you talk plural with domain/s you then need to have some very good software to identify the activities on your sites with logs. They can come in handy when that dreaded email arrives.
by Ananta657 years ago
Well, that’s nice, very nice. I haven’t got a clue of what I did wrong. And after filling in the online appeal form they told me they had reviewed my account information, taken my feedback into account, but still...
by Sunny Robinson7 years ago
I was just noticing the sites on my allowed sites list. I have always chose the option of picking the sites I want to allow for my ads. However, I'm wondering about the benefit of allowing *any* sites.What...
by Cedric Yong5 months ago
I've previously started a thread on this at http://hubpages.com/community/forum/141 … th-adsenseIn short, I used my YouTube AdSense account to apply for the Ad Program here at HubPages. For over a year, my...
by Dorsi Diaz8 years ago
I want to set up a couple websites, and am wondering the best and easiest way to set them up would be- I've got one that I set up through Yahoo, but I haven't really done anything with it.Any suggestions from my fellow...
by McKenna Meyers7 months ago
I just read on another thread that we must add the niche sites to our AdSense account. I don't know anything about this and don't know how to do it. Could someone please give step-by-step directions on how to get this...
by squid-janices72 years ago
So I've been a Hubpage and Squidoo writer for the past 5 years. Recently, my 185 Squidoo hubs were transferred over to Hubpages and to start earning money, I applied for the Google adsense program about 2 weeks...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.