Google AdSenseā„¢ - New features


We're announcing new features to help you continue to monetize your websites. Read below for information on WebSearch plus AdSense for search, and how you can make money from internet or site searches. Plus, find out about the features of the new AdSense preview tool, and how this tool can help you to manage your account. In addition, we've added support for four new languages.

Please ensure that you read about the required account type selection. We're asking all publishers to make this selection before June 30.
WebSearch plus AdSense for search

AdSense now offers the ability to monetize web and site search! WebSearch plus AdSense for search combines Google's powerful search with monetized and customizable search results pages. Simply placing the code on any web page that meets our program criteria will generate a WebSearch box, allowing users to search without leaving your site, and providing additional revenue for you. Learn more.

As an AdSense publisher, you automatically get access to Google WebSearch. To activate WebSearch simply go to your Account Information page and click on the Products link. Edit your Product settings to include WebSearch and a new top-level tab will appear for Search Settings.

AdSense preview tool

The AdSense preview tool is an exciting new tool that's loaded with features. Use it to preview the ads that would appear on any web page, from a number of geographic regions. Test out color combinations. Click through to advertiser sites without generating invalid clicks, and easily add their URLs to your URL filter list.

For the full scoop, please read the Google AdSense Preview Tool FAQ at

New languages available

AdSense and WebSearch are now available in 4 new languages: Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish.

Publishers may select their language preference from the Account Information tab of their AdSense account. Site copy and support communications are now available in these new languages, and AdSense ad code or WebSearch code may be placed on web pages with content in any of our supported languages. For a full list of available languages, please read our FAQ at

Other improvements

In addition to the new features above, we've added the following improvements to your account:

More channels! You can now create up to 50 active channels for each of AdSense and WebSearch, for a total of 100 channels across your site.
New ad format - the new half banner is a 234x60 horizontal banner, available for text ad units.
Action required - account type selection

We're requiring that all publishers select an account type for their AdSense account. Upon logging in to your account, you'll be brought to the Account Selection page, from which you'll be asked to select an Individual or Business account. Your selection will not affect the features or performance of your account, but will help us to streamline our payment process and protect you from identity theft.

How to contact us

If you have questions or comments about these new features, or about the AdSense program in general, please email us at One of our specialists will be happy to help.


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