Have you launched your new blog? Now it’s time to get traffic to your newly launched website. You should submit your website to search engines in order to index your website. Let’s check how to submit Website to Google Search Console.
Google Search engine is the most used search engine in the world. Submitting your website to google helps you in index your website easily and fast and helps to increase website traffic.
Google Search Console:
Google Search Console is a free service offered by google that helps you monitor and maintain your site’s presence in google search results. Search console lets you easily monitor your website traffic, optimizing your ranking, in some cases resolving server errors, site load issues and security issues.
How to Submit Website to Google Search Console:
Step 1: Go to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ and log in with your Gmail account. Gmail account is mandatory in order to connect your website to google search console. If you don’t have, create one for free.
Step 2: After login to your google account, type your website URL and click on “Add A Property” button in order to add your website.
Step 3: Now you need to verify your website. Google offers so many methods to verify your website. Simply choose the option and verify your website.
I always recommend verifying your website by adding Meta tag on your website. Click on alternate methods and select HTML tag option and Copy the code.
Step 4: Now we need to add this Meta tag in the header of your website. Login to your WordPress website and add this code in the header.php file. Go to appearance > Editor > header.php and paste the Meta tag code after the head tag.
Alternatively, you can use Yoast SEO plugin. Yoast SEO plugin makes easy to add these Meta tags. Simply log in to WordPress dashboard and go to Yoast SEO >dashboard > webmaster tools and add the code in google search console box and click on save changes.
Step 5: Now go to google search console and click on verify button in order to verify your website.
Congratulations! Now your website is verified and connected to google search console.
We hope this article helped you in Submitting your Website to Google Search Console.
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