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11:17 pm on Feb 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Is there a definative list of what you can and cant do with the colours for the ads?

ie , if you can get rid of the border, or have the ad all the same colour etc?

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12:51 am on Feb 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I don't know if Google has ever defined a specific list of what colors can and can't be used. When you log-in to Adsense and try to create a text ad, you can certainly remove any borders by selecting a border color that blends in with your website's background.

As far as ad text colors go, I've tried many. While the Google palette gives you the 256 web-safe colors, I've seen sites use colors that are unique to their CSS color-scheme.

Try to place a hex number (#C9C980) in the fields for title, text, etc., and see if the Google form keeps it. It should store it and display it on your website just fine.

7:01 am on Feb 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

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If you look at any blogger.com blog you will notice that many of them have adsense ads that match the colors of the page. I currently also have adsense on my blog the same way. It is an option when adding it though.
4:29 pm on Feb 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

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What you cannot do is putting any part of the text the same color as the background.

Anything else goes, AFAIK.

5:11 pm on Feb 26, 2006 (gmt 0)

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You can get rid of border ( by using #ffffff) as the color.
As long as it the ads are distinguishable from the page's content, I belive google wont have problems. Read google's TOS for more on this.

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Rosie