Broadway - 12:26 am on Mar 7, 2013 (gmt 0)
This thread states that it's against Adsense TOS (USA) to use "css tricks." Would this be considered to be a "trick."
Imagine a responsive layout that on large screens has a Adsense Search Box positioned at the top left of the page. (Positioned from a div containing the code that's located below the page's content - position:absolute;top:0;left:0;)
On small screens (detected by a media query), the css is changed not to reposition the Search Box, it is simply shown below the page's content where it's code is actually found.
Is it a trick if there's no malice involved and Adsense coding and stats aren't affected?
1)In both formats the box is still shown and available for use (there's no display:none; or repositioning the box way off page so it's out of the way).
2)For large formats, where page-top space is no problem, the search box is a convenience for visitors.
3)For small screens, where every inch of screen space is valuable, it's better for the visitor because they get to the page content sooner.