Beginners Guide to Google Webmaster Tools | Google Search Console

 

Here we are providing you the full Beginners Guide to Google Webmaster Tools | Google Search Console. So improve your search presence through Google Webmaster tools of your websites.

 

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Beginners Guide to Google Webmaster Tools

 

Beginners Guide to Google Webmaster Tools | Google Search Console

 

What is Google Webmaster Tools?

Google Webmaster Tool is a free tool provided by Google to check the website condition. Google Changed this tool name in 2015 and Its current name is Google Search Console. This tool provides you all details about the website like traffic, indexing, crawling and security issues etc. Use this tool to get more exposure in the search engines.

 

How to Verify Google Webmaster Property through Websites?

There are many ways to approve the Google Webmaster Property. Here is the guide.

Step 1: Sign Up through Gmail in Google Webmaster. This will ask you to verify the property.

 

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Step 2: Click Add a Property. After Click, you will see like this.

 

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Step 3: Put your website URL and Click on Add. it gives you the four alternative methods with one recommended method.

 

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Step4: In Alternate You will give four Methods to verify your property.

1. HTML File Upload 

2. Domain Name Provider

3. Google Analytics

4. Google Tag Manager

 

Alternate Method:

 

1. HTML File Upload: 

In this method, one file will give by the webmaster and you will upload this file through Filezilla or cPanel. Upload this file in root directory of the website. 

2. Domain Name Provider:

Use your domain name provider details and it will take login details and you will verify through this method.

3. Google Analytics:

Use your Google Analytics account to verify the property. Login to Google Analytics and verify the property through it.

4. Google Tag Manager:

Use Google Tag Manager to approve the webmaster property. Use this and approve the property.

 

Recommended Method:

 

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HTML Tag:

In this method, you will give a meta tag. Copy this tag and Paste this code into the head section of the website. After put this code click Verify.

 

Step 5: After this process, you will get Congratulation message. Your webmaster property will verify.

 

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Step 6: Click Continue. You will see the Dashboard like this.

 

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Message:

It will show the message section. In the message, Webmaster gives you the message about errors in the website or change the country or any kind of issue.

 

Search Appearance:

 

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After Message, you will see Search Appearance. Click Search Appearance then you will see

1. Structured Data

2. Rich Cards

3. Data Highlighter

4. HTML Improvements

5. Accelerated Mobile Pages 

 

Structured Data:

It will show the structured data with the errors. It shows what is missing in structured data.

Rich Cards:

A rich card is beneficial to drive the traffic and it is used for show the products, information etc.It is called the rich snippets.

Data Highlighter:

It uses to highlight the data on the website. In this, you can highlight any information of the article or page.

HTML Improvements:

In HTML improvements, you can see that How many titles, meta descriptions are copied or duplicate and it tells about short or long titles, descriptions.

Accelerated Mobile Pages:

In the AMP section, it shows that Accelerated Mobile Pages are implemented on the website is correct or not. It shows the error if AMP is not properly Implemented. If you want to know about How to use AMP in WordPress then click on the article.

 

Easy Guide: How to Implement Google AMP on WordPress Site or Blog?

 

 

Search Traffic:

1. Search Analytics

2. Links to Your Website

3. Internal Links

4. Manual Actions

5. International Targeting

6. Mobile Usability

 

Search Analytics:

 

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In Search Analytics, You can see the Impressions, CTR, Clicks and Average Position. 

You can also apply the filters to see the traffic. Filters like Countries, Queries, Pages, Search Appearance.

Links to Your Site:

In this, you will see that how many backlinks you create to other websites. How many websites link to you. It shows all the backlinks or external links.

Internal links:

It shows how many internal links present on your website or linking with pages or articles.

Manual Actions:

In manual action it shows that your website has penalized due to spamming. It shows the spam warnings.

International Targeting:

You can target your website to any country. It is used for getting the particular country traffic. It is also called Geo Targeting.

Mobile Usability:

In this, you can see that there is present any error in mobile usability or your website is mobile friendly or not. It shows the mobile errors.

 

Google Index:

1. Index Status

2. Blocked Resources

3. Remove URL

Index Status:

In this, it shows that how many URL’s have indexed.

Blocked Resources:

Blocked Resources, how many URL’s are blocked.

Remove URL:

How many URL’s are removed from website.

 

Crawl:

1. Crawl Errors

2. Crawl Stats

3. Fetch as Google

4. Robots.txt

5. Sitemaps

6. URL Errors

Crawl Errors:

It shows the crawl errors. These errors are 404. So correct these errors by Redirection. It shows that connectivity, server works properly or not.

Crawl Stats:

It shows the crawl stats of a website.

Fetch as Google:

In this, you can crawl your website URL early by Submit the URL. Put your website URL and submit it for indexing. 

 

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In this case there are two type of fetching.

1. Fetch

2. Fetch and Render

In Fetch it completely fetch the URL. Here is complete indexing take place. You can crawl URL only or URL with direct links.

In Fetch and Render, URL is partially indexed. So Use Fetch Option.

Robots.txt Tester:

Here you can test your robots.txt file. It tells that robots.txt file is correct or not.

Sitemaps:

Submit the sitemap to easily crawl your website.

Click Add Test Sitemap.

Put sitemap URL or submit it to crawl your website early.

URL Parameters:

Here it shows the URL length is right or not. Here you can reset or delete this URL’s.

There are other tools that shows the security issues or the web tools to implement the structured data. Use this tool it is important.

 

Conclusion:

So here you have learnt the basics of Google Webmaster. It is the Beginners Guide to Google Webmaster Tools | Google Search Console. So these are the webmaster basics guide. Implement it in your work.

 

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