Begineer’s Guide : How To Add Your Website To Google Webmaster Tool And The Easiest Method To Verify It
If you have read my previous two article, then I am sure that you now know What is Blog, How to start a blog and How to make Money from a blog. In this article, I will tell you about the one of essential tool for SEO i.e Google Webmaster Tool Or say Google Search Console and How to add your wordpress website in webmaster tool and How to verify it. In the next article, I will tell you How to add Google Analytics to your website.
You have made your website. Now you must be thinking to to increase Google organic traffic and how to find error, if any. All these can be tracked by Google Webmaster Tool.
Not only these two, There are tons of feature of Search Console like you can know how many website get indexed in google. Here in this article I am concentrating only on How to add your website to Google Webmaster Tool .
So Basically What is Google Webmaster Tool And Why Is It So important for SEO.
What is Google Webmaster Tools
Dont get confused over Google search console and Google Webmaster Tool. Both are same. Google Search Console was previously known as Google Webmaster Tool.
Google’s Webmaster tools is a set of tools offered by Google to give publishers a look at how their website is seen by the search engine. It provides reports and data that can help you understand how different pages on your website are appearing in search results. It shows you the search queries where a page from your website appears in the results and how often it is clicked. This data can help you improve your older articles, write new content, and formulate a content strategy for your website. Google webmaster tools also allows you to submit XML sitemap of your website, exclude URLs, and help Google display the most important content of your website. It also notifies you if there is a problem with your site which is stopping Google from crawling and indexing your pages.
Google Webmaster Tool are essential for SEO. To understand their full potential, it’s helpful to think about what Google Webmaster Tools’ role is for webmasters: it helps you see your website as Google sees it.
A site that’s active in Webmaster Tools has a better shot at being fully indexed and ranking well. There are also a number of deeper insights from Google Webmaster Tools can be turned into SEO tactical gold.
How to Add Your Website To Google Webmaster Tool
It is very easy to add your website to search console. Follow the method and easily add your website to google search console.
1. First of all, Go to Google Search Console
2. Once you thee, Now sign to your google account. Now you will see a “Add a property” in red button.
3. Just click on it and add your website url and click on blue button Add.
4. Now you have to verify that you are the owner of that website that you have added.
There are many method to do it but the easiest method to do it HTML tag. This method is the best for begineer’s.
5. Now just go to Alternate method and choose HTML tag from there. Now just copy that code.
Note : To verify using this in easiest way, You need to have Yoast plugin. If not then download it from Apperance>Plugin>Add new.
6. After copying the code, Now go to your wordpress dashboard. On the left hand side you will a menu SEO. Click On that “Yoast SEO”
7. Then in Yoast SEO dashboard, You will see a option Webmaster tools. Click on that.
8. And in the Google Search console section, Paste that code and save it.
9. Now go back to Google search console and click on verify.
Congratulations! You’ve connected your website to Google Search Console (former Google Webmaster Tools). Now that you’ve verified and connected your website, you can now submit your sitemap.
Hope you like this article on How to add your website to google webmaster tool and How to verify it easily. In the next article, I will show you How to add sitemap in wordpress blog. Stay tuned 🙂