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Topic # 107362 10-Aug-2012 09:42 Send private message

I have an active subscription (at least, I can still get into the subscriber forum so I presume that it's still active!) and have in the past couple of days started getting ads on the mobile site (iPhone with iOS 5). I know that there have been a few site upgrades recently and it looks like something may have broken in the process :)

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  Reply # 670430 10-Aug-2012 09:45 Send private message

Probably... Will look into this but keep looking at them for now ;-)





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  Reply # 670439 10-Aug-2012 09:55 Send private message

Same, but not on Windows Phone device, only on an iPhone with IOS 5.

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  Reply # 670880 11-Aug-2012 08:11 Send private message

Also seeing ads on Android device and rightbat this moment "Asian Women for Dating" - agh!!

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  Reply # 670891 11-Aug-2012 08:36 Send private message

We had the mobile site blocked for robots and it seems Google was just serving some defaults - including this one. I have changed it, so it should start showing something related to the pages instead, exactly like the main site.

Working on the subscriber thing this weekend.




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  Reply # 671723 13-Aug-2012 11:18 Send private message

Behodar: I have an active subscription (at least, I can still get into the subscriber forum so I presume that it's still active!) and have in the past couple of days started getting ads on the mobile site (iPhone with iOS 5). I know that there have been a few site upgrades recently and it looks like something may have broken in the process :)


I have now changed the mobile site to follow the Show Ads preference set by subscribers in the main site. If you set your account to not show ads, then you won't see ads when using the mobile site.

allan: Also seeing ads on Android device and rightbat this moment "Asian Women for Dating" - agh!!


That's because up until now we blocked the Googlebot from our mobile site. I have changed this during the weekend, meaning that we will have the site being indexed by Google Mobile while also allowing the Google bot responsible for reading our pages to determine which ads to show.

It might take a couple of days before it starts showing ads targeted to the site instead of those generic ones...








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  Reply # 671743 13-Aug-2012 11:37 Send private message

freitasm: I have now changed the mobile site to follow the Show Ads preference set by subscribers in the main site. If you set your account to not show ads, then you won't see ads when using the mobile site.

I can confirm that's back to being ad-free. Thanks! :)

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