Anyone working with Google AdSense is aware of the term "AdSense Templates". There are always offers online which target those who seek easier and quicker ways to accomplish Internet marketing tasks. These offers are especially targeted towards beginners who often are not aware of the ramifications of using such short-cuts.
AdSense templates are simply fabricated pages with AdSense code in place. The buyer of these templates simply has to edit the AdSense template's code with their own account information and add new content in the form of original text. Most of the templates look very nice and were created by professional site designers. On the surface, using templates seems like a no-brainer with respect to saving time.
However, there are issues with using such templates. As with other web templates, these AdSense templates still require the buyer to have the skills needed to edit, link together and upload the pages to a hosting account. Many beginners simply fail to understand that purchasing AdSense templates does not relieve them of the need for basic web design skills.
Usually what happens is the beginner will download the purchased templates, open an AdSense account, and then stare at the computer screen showing the attractive AdSense template. They then realize they do not have the slightest idea what to do next.
Adsense templates can also cause another, secondary problem. Yahoo is known to look at the code a page is created with. Yahoo is able to and does detect duplicate code with which sites are created (not just duplicate content). If a new site created with AdSense templates uses the same coding as a spammer's site (who purchased the same set of templates), that could be a problem!
Because anyone using these templates has to already have basic web design skills in order to build a site with them, it simply makes no sense to risk using purchased AdSense templates in order to save a small amount of time overall. Creating simple pages from scratch is the preferred method for building a simple, yet profitable AdSense business.