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Is Adsense allowed on Google Sites?
BrandNewDay




msg:3657146
 8:04 am on May 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

Now that Google has openend Google Sites to the public, I wonder if we are allowed to put our Adsense code on it. The application itself doesn't seem to have an option to do that other than to add HTML code.

 

ecmedia




msg:3657192
 9:43 am on May 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

Yes. As long as you satisfy all other terms and conditions. It is the same as putting adsenese on blogspot blogs.

dataguy




msg:3657886
 11:52 pm on May 23, 2008 (gmt 0)

Here's a thread [google.com] I just happened to notice on Google Sites Help Center that says that AdSense on Google Sites is not allowed.

I don't know why this would be, but that's what it says.

BaseVinyl




msg:3657919
 1:30 am on May 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

thanks ecmedia...for the wrong answer :(

fredw




msg:3657932
 2:07 am on May 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

dataguy: possibly because Google, themselves, plan on adding ads to these free services at some point.

BrandNewDay




msg:3658079
 11:10 am on May 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

Dataguy, thank you very much for the answer!
Imagine jeopardizing your Adsense account for making a little mistake like this!

ecmedia




msg:3658106
 12:52 pm on May 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

It turns out that Google sites does not allow any code with javascript or Flash. It produces an error message and deletes the code.

gibbergibber




msg:3659289
 6:10 pm on May 26, 2008 (gmt 0)

That link above doesn't say it isn't allowed, it just says it can't be used.

As ecmedia points out, there may be techical reasons for this rather than policy reasons.

diegoz




msg:3746017
 1:54 am on Sep 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

Al the Google Site comparison page you can see that the Free sites are "Free, ad-supported".

So, unfortunately, it seems that they retain the ads for their self.

[google.com...]

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