Google Closing Hosted Domains in Google AdSense
Google has decided to retire the “hosted domains” item that they have through the Google AdSense program. Based on an e-mail straight in the Google AdSense group, they’ve evaluated the benefits of their companion network and decided to retire the Hosted Domains program with Google AdSense. This program shutting down is different than the Google AdSense for Domains program, although.
In the long term, undeveloped domain names will only be served through their current Google AdSense for Domains distribution network. I personally don’t recall getting any of my parked domain names using this program, but apparently I have 4 domain names that use or used this system.
Here is much more information from Google:
Following evaluating the benefits of our partner network, we’ve decided to retire the Hosted domains item within AdSense. Going forward, undeveloped domains will only be served through our current AdSense for domains distribution network.
If you have hosted domains in your AdSense account, they’ll be impacted by this upcoming change, that will stick to the schedule beneath:
February 22: AdSense publishers can no lengthier start utilizing the Hosted domains item.
March 21: You’ll no longer have the ability to create new hosted domains.
April 18: Hosted domains will become inactive and it will no longer be feasible to earn from them.
June 27: Hosted domains will no longer be available in AdSense accounts.
How to continue monetizing
To carry on monetizing your undeveloped domains, you will need to migrate your domain portfolio to a new domain parking provider of your choice. Domain parking providers specialize in monetizing undeveloped domains, provide competitive prices, and can assist you to migrate your domain portfolio. To obtain started, follow the actions in our manual to migrating your hosted domains.
To see whether or not you’ll be impacted by this alter, click Hosted domains under “Domains” on the My ads tab of your AdSense account.
The hosted domains listed right here will all be affected by this alter no matter standing, and can ultimately stop earning revenue inside your AdSense account. Particulars on upcoming modifications to Hosted domains: