Steps to add Google Webmaster to your WordPress blog or website

  1. Log in to your Google account first. If you don’t have, create one as you would need a Google account to use the webmaster tools.

2. ย Enter in the Google Webmaster Tool

Here’s the link:ย https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools

3. You will need to add your blog or website URL

4. Next, you will have to verify your site

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Click on “Verify the property”

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This page will appear. If you own your website, follow the steps in the Recommended method. Else, click on the Alternate methods.

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Select the first option itself: the HTML Tag.

Copy the Meta tag and open your dashboard of your WordPress blog in another page.

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Paste the Meta tag in the option of Google Webmaster Tools and click on save changes.

5. Come back to your verification page and click verify.

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Congratulations! You have verify your site on Google Webmaster Tool!

Next, you are going to receive an email on how you can set up your Search Console.

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Set your preferred version or select your target country! It’s as simple as that.

I will show you how to submit a sitemap file on my next blog post.

 

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