Is your website suddenly covered in Adsense ads that you didn't put there? It might be because Auto Ads has been rolled out automatically on your site.
Chances are, if you’re reading this page, it’s because you found that your website is suddenly covered in ads in places you didn’t place them. Google recently rolled out Auto Ads on a much wider scale. And in many cases, you had to specifically opt out of them.
When it comes to ad placement, I’m a minimalist. While it certainly means I make less money from ads than I could, and Google does a much better job of optimizing the ads on my site for maximum earnings, I just prefer not to have my sites covered in ads even if that means forgoing some income. So I just wanted to turn off Auto Ads completely.
This is a nuclear option. It disables Auto Ads site-wide. There are also more granular controls for controlling parts of your content or specific pages. And another option is to completely remove the Adsense code from the page, of course–after all, it’s that code that’s still required to trigger the Auto Ads or any other Adsense Ads.
Go to the list of sites you have with Adsense enabled. The second column tells you whether Auto Ads is On or Off for each site.
Click on the pencil icon at right to open the edit screen.
You’ll see a switch at the top to toggle Auto Ads on or off.
Don’t forget to do this or the changes won’t stick.
Now, when you go to the list of website, the status should have changed for that site in the Auto Ads column.