Hey Guys and Girls If you have a website and you want a better Google search result you are on the right place today I am going to show you how you can verify your WordPress website with the Google Webmaster Tools and this is really important guys and because of the SEO and if you want your website into the search results how you want so this is really important things for your website and today I am going to show you how to do that.
What is Webmaster Tool?
Well if you are wondering that what is a Webmaster tool. Well it’s a set of tools which is provided by Google and where you just need to add your website and verify it after verifying you can do lots of things like you can see where your website is appearing on the Google page which search queries are showing your website on results and on which page of Google results and it also shows that how many clicks have been done on your website under Analytics it shows on every page like if you have a particular page it shows you the Analytics report of that page.
Steps to verify your WordPress website with Google Webmaster tool:-
To verify your website Firstly you need to open the Webmaster tool by clicking here After clicking on this link you will be redirected to a website which is Webmaster tool and then you need to click on add property like showing in the image below:-
After clicking on Add a Property a popup will open automatically where you will see a drop down list here is automatically selected website You don’t need to make any changes you just need to enter your website URL into the text column and then click on add like showing in the image below.
After clicking on add button with will be on a new page where you will find a verification option and there will be 3 tabs like recommended method, alternate method and history I recommend you to verify your website with the alternate method and in the alternate method you’ll find an option HTML tag click on that and copy the meta text info which is something like (<meta name=”google-site-verification” content=”Code” />) like showing in the image below.
After copying this data you just need to go to the admin panel of your WordPress website here you will find an option on the left side in the appearance menu you will find option editor click on that like showing in the image below.
Here you will find an option in the right bar which is theme header click on that and look in the editor box for </head> like showing in the image below.
Now click on the above line of </head> and paste the copied text here after pasting this text you just need to update the file scroll down and click on update file like shown in the image below.
After updating the file just go to the second tab where you have opened the Webmaster tool and hear you need to click on verify.
You are done now it will show you that congratulation your site has been successfully verified.