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Verification for Google Search Console

By Freeola Support on 21st August, 2019 | 0 Comment(s) | 5 out of 5 people found this article useful.

Google Search Console provides you with detailed reports about how Google views your website, and offers a number of methods to enhance your position in Google.

 

Step 1: From the Main Menu, click Search Engine Tools from under the Website Tools heading.

 

Main Menu

 

Step 2: Around half way down this page you will find a section titled Site Meta Tags. Click the Manage Meta Tags link then select the second tab titled Custom Meta Tags (Advanced).

 

Custom Meta Tags

 

Step 3: Open a new tab (or click the link) and to head to the Google Search Console Site. Click the Start now button then Sign In if you already have an account, or select Create account if you don't already have one.

 

 

Step 4: Select the URL prefix option and enter the URL of your site (this can be found in the top of the InstantPro header) into the URL Field, as can be seen in the image below and click the Continue button.

 

Google

 

Step 5: Google will now ask you to verify your site. Under the Other Verification Methods title select the HTML Tag option and you will be given a meta tag code. Copy this and head back to InstantPro.

 

Verify

 

Step 6: Paste this into the Enter a Custom Meta Tag field and press Add.

 

Meta Tag

 

Step 7: Now you've added your Custom Meta Tag, you will be given the option to enable it on whichever pages you choose by using the check box. For Google Search Console, you must include this custom meta tag on the Home Page (identified by the orange House Icon). Once you are happy with your selection click Save and then Finished.

 

Add Verification

 

Step 8: Now head back to the Google Search Console Site and click Verify.

 

Verified

 

Please Note

Freeola is in no way affiliated with Google or their Search Console service. This tutorial simply offers advice on using their service with an IntantPro site, Google's procedures are subject to change at any time.


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