Verify your site ownership with Google

To verify your website with Google and also gain access to Googles search console please follow these steps:

  • Login to the Google Search Console here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ (if you don’t already have a Google account you will need to create one)
  • Click the “Add a Property” button and add your website address
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  • You will then be presented with a screen similar to this, you will need to click the “Alternate methods” tab:
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  • You will now need to click the HTML tag option (1) and copy the meta tag (2)
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  • Once you have the meta name copied, you can copy the complete tag if it does not allow you to select only the numbers/letters and then you will need to go to your website admin area and then into:

    • SEO (1)
    • Dashboard (1)
    • Webmaster Tools (2)
    • and paste the meta code you copied into the “Google Search Console” section (3)

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  • Once you have added it go back to Google Search Console and click the “Verify” button
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  • That’s it, all done and you will receive a success massage if its all correct
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