What is Google Webmaster Tools? Google Webmaster is a tool which provides Schema markup, duplicate content checker and much more. We know Google is a major tool which is providing free services to all website owners. If you succeed to rank your website on Google then another search engine will auto rank your website. Today I will talk if we want to add a website to Google webmaster tools then how to do?
Add A Website To Google Webmaster Tools
I will discuss here to add a WordPress website to google webmaster tools. Just follow some simple steps by scrolling this page. First, create a Gmail account. After creation just Sign up for Google Webmaster tools. Just write in Google search bar “Sign Up For Webmaster Tools”. Google webmaster tools can find by the name of Google Console. Links will open on top of the search results just type your Gmail Id. Now an interface will open just click on Add Property. Also shown below.
Now add your website and click on continue. A new page will open just copy meta tag. Here you will find Google verification code for the website. More read about it Google Site Verification Meta Tag.
Now if you are using WordPress then paste this code in header. How to access header in WordPress? Just paste this copied code in the header section. Now go on the page of Google and hit red Verify button. You will get a notification of congratulation your site has been verified. You have completed Google webmaster tools site verification using meta tag.
How To Upload Google Html Verification File In Wordpress?
If you have failed then use 2nd option. This is uploading Google Html verification file in your root directory of WordPress. In which just download a file from Google and upload it in your root directory. Just follow some given steps.
Now login CPanel and open File Manager.
Click on Go button and a new page will open. Now open public HTML folder.
After open public HTML folder, just uploads downloaded file from Google Webmaster Tools. Now click on 3rd Option.
Now click on red verify button. Your site will verify. But if you failed then you can use the second method of Google webmaster tools.
Add A Website To Google Webmaster Tools Via WordPress Plugin
You can verify your site from Google by the plugin. People discover hundreds of plugins. But if you are a user of Yoast SEO Plugin then you can also verify your site using meta tag with this. Google Webmaster Tools is not offering any WordPress Plugin which uses for site verification. So here I will tell you how to verify your website from Yoast SEO Plugin WordPress.
Login WordPress dashboard. And click on SEO » Dashboard
A new page will open like shown below.
Now copy meta tag and place in option 2.
Click on verify and you will get notification of successfully verified. You can also verify Bing Webmaster tools and Yandex Webmaster tools by using Yoast SEO plugin. You may also like How To Migrate A WordPress Site?