Google Closing Hosted Domains in Google AdSense

Google has decided to retire the “hosted domains” product that they’ve via the Google AdSense program. According to an e-mail directly from the Google AdSense group, they’ve evaluated the advantages of their companion network and decided to retire the Hosted Domains program with Google AdSense. This system shutting down is different than the Google AdSense for Domains program, though.

Within the future, undeveloped domain names will only be served through their existing Google AdSense for Domains distribution network. I personally do not recall having any of my parked domain names utilizing this system, but apparently I’ve four domain names that use or used this program.

Here is more information from Google:

Following evaluating the benefits of our partner network, we’ve made the decision to retire the Hosted domains item within AdSense. Going forward, undeveloped domains will only be served through our existing AdSense for domains distribution network.
Key dates

When you have hosted domains inside your AdSense account, they’ll be affected by this upcoming alter, which will follow the schedule below:

February 22: AdSense publishers can no lengthier start utilizing the Hosted domains item.
March 21: You’ll no longer be able to create new hosted domains.
April 18: Hosted domains will become inactive and it’ll 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 have to migrate your domain portfolio to a new domain parking provider of your option. Domain parking companies specialize in monetizing undeveloped domains, provide competitive rates, and will assist you to migrate your domain portfolio. To get began, follow the actions in our manual to migrating your hosted domains.
Affected domains

To see whether or not you will be affected 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 impacted by this change regardless of standing, and will ultimately stop earning income in your AdSense account. Details on upcoming modifications to Hosted domains: