This plugin display your Search Console analytics data in the WordPress dashboard and adds the verification code of Google Search Console , former Google Webmaster Tools , to your site. The following people have contributed to this plugin. Thank you to the translators for their contributions. Translate into your language.
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Verifying your site with Google, Bing, Pinterest, and Yandex allows you to unlock additional features from each provider like analytics and can help speed up the search engine indexing process. Click here for a comprehensive guide on Search Engine Optimization. Table of Contents. Scroll to the bottom of the Traffic page to find the Site verification services section. If you have a custom domain, you can also verify with Google by setting custom DNS records. These steps will only work if you have a custom domain name. If you are using the WordPress. In most cases, the verification is immediate but it may take up to 72 hours for Google to recognize your domain as verified. If you see an error after uploading the sitemap, please make sure that your website is public and try to upload it again. If you have already verified your site with Google , you may be able to import it to Bing instead of doing the manual verification steps below.
Which Method Should You Use?
You want to add your site to Google Search Console. Thankfully, this process is pretty simple, and there are a variety of ways in which you can verify your website with Google Search Console. You can click above to jump straight to one of the sections. With this method, you just need to upload an HTML file to the root directory of your website. Download this file to your computer:. At Kinsta, this folder is named public. To find the meta tag, go to the Alternate methods tab in the Google Search Console interface. Select HTML tag and copy the value in the box:.
Google Search Console offers specific webmaster tools to help website owners monitor and maintain their search presence and rankings. In this guide, we will show you how to easily add and verify your WordPress site in Google Search Console also known as Webmaster Tools. There are two methods for site verification: domain name or URL prefix. We recommend the URL prefix method because it is more flexible.