In other for site to get organic and free traffic , you need to summit your site, be it blog or business site you. In this article I will show you how to summit your blog to google webmaster tool using free plugin.
But before I take you to the tutorial I will like to let you know what is Google Webmaster Tool
What is Google Webmaster Tool
Google Webmaster Tool is a web service power Google for webmasters. It allows webmasters to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their websites. In May 20, 2015, Google rebranded Google Webmaster Tools and called it Google Search Console.
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
How to Summit Your WordPress Blog and Site to Google Console
First you have to Go to Google Webmaster tools website and sign in with a Google account make sure you have google account. After signing in, add your website’s URL and hit the add new site button.
On the next screen, you will be asked to verify the ownership of the website you are adding. You can either upload an HTML file to your website’s root directory using FTP or click on Alternate method to obtain a meta tag which you can then add to your WordPress site. For easy verification I prefer google analytic or yeost SEO plugin and header and footer plugin to past the mata tag to your html header section.
For you to using SEO plugin to verify the ownership of the site you have to download and install Yeost SEO plugin and activate it to work
next head over to your dashboard and Click SEO as showed below
And choose search console or choose webmaster tool and copy the verification code and past to verify
Once you have verified your website, the next thing you would do is to add your XML sitemap. After you have finished adding your sitemap, it may take a while for Google to display your site data
I am sure this article help you to verify your webmaster tool or google console, we will like to read your comment and thought with webmaster tool below
Author: Ubong Eshiet
Ubong Eshiet serial entrepreneur, a professional blogger and internet marketer, wordpress Developer and a passionate blogger and from Nigeria