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Shared web hosting clients now get a $100 Google Ads advertising credit added to their Ads account after spending $25 on Google Advertising.

Terms and conditions apply. The $100 Google Ads credit is applied to your account after spending $25 according to the terms and conditions ⤵ below.


New Ads Accounts Only: If you have a previous Google Ads account, you are not eligible for the promotional code offered by HostGator. Per the terms and conditions, the promotional code is only valid for clients with a new account created via the HostGator link. The best way to ensure you can use the $100 credit with Google is to sign up through our link and apply it right away.

Shared Web Hosting: This Google Ads credit offer is limited to users who have purchased accounts from HostGator on shared servers running Linux. Eligible packages include Hatchling, Baby, Business, Hatchling Cloud, Baby Cloud, Business Cloud, and all Reseller levels.

U.S. and Canada: This offer is currently available to Shared hosting customers in the U.S. and Canada who have not already signed up for Google Ads. Shared hosting includes the Hatchling, Baby, and Business plans. This offer is not yet available to Resellers, VPS, Windows hosting, or Dedicated clients. You must purchase and pay $25 in Google Advertising to receive the $100 credit.

Other Countries: This offer is not currently available in other countries.

HostGator and Google have teamed up to provide this offer; however, Google administers the Google Ads program itself, including which countries it is available in.

Terms and Conditions

Offer subject to change. Full details on the offer are available on the signup form.

U.S. & Canada Offer Terms and Conditions

Promotional credit must be applied to a new Ads account within 15 days of creating the account and is valid only for new Google Ads customers with self-managed signup accounts after spending $25. Advertisers will be charged for advertising that exceeds the promotional credit. Advertisers will need to suspend their ads if they do not wish to receive additional charges beyond the initial credit amount. Subject to ad approval, valid registration, and acceptance of the Google Ads Program standard terms and conditions. The promotional credit is non-transferable and may not be sold or bartered. Offer may be revoked at any time for any reason by Google Inc. One promotional credit per customer. Advertisers with self-managed signup accounts are subject to a $5 activation fee. Offer valid only for signups through the URL provided for the promotion by customers with billing addresses in the U.S. or Canada. Void where restricted or prohibited by law. For the complete terms and conditions, please see

Where to Find the Promotional Code

The offer is available in cPanel to U.S. and Canadian customers on shared web hosting.

To get the promotional code in your cPanel:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Under the Special Offers section, click the Google AdWords Credits icon.

    cPanel - Google Adwords Credit

  3. Your secret code will be revealed on the next page. 
  4. Visit the Google Ads link.
  5. Once Step 1 is completed, an activation email will be sent to you.
  6. Log in to your AdWords account and provide details in the Billing Preferences section under the My Account tab.
  7. Enter your secret code, as shown in cPanel.
  8. Click Save and Activate
If you are eligible for the Ads promotion but are having issues obtaining the code, please contact us via phone or Live Chat to request your Ads code.