Google Search Console : The Ultimate Guide

Google Search Console is one of the important tool of google which helps to collects your blog data and  helps in increasing your rankings.

What is Google Search Console ?

Google Search Console is a collection of tools and resources which helps website owners to monitor there blog performance and Rankings.

Google search console include infornation about search apperance, Traffic, User Metrics, Crawl data, and many more.

It is also named as Google Webmaster tools which helps to index your blog in google quickly and boosts your rankings.

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How to Connect to Google Search Console

You can connect to Google Search Console and improve your blog rankings by following simple steps :

Step 1 : Add your site to Google Search Console

To add your site you need to login in to Google Search Console.

Then paste your blog url and click on continue

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I prefer you to choose URL prefix it will allows you with multiple verifications methods.

Now it’s time to verify your blog ownership.

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There are many ways by which you can verify your ownership.

I will share two simple ways by which you can verify your ownership within a minute.

1. HTML File : You have to download a particular HTML file and uplaod it to your site.

2. HTML Code : You have to copy a HTML code and paste it in your <head> section of your homepage code.

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Step 2 : Set a Preferred Domain

Setting up a Preferred Domain is upon you which type of url you want to show in search Results.

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For example : Google will see your URLs as :

https://www.example.com

Or

https://example.com

This will not impact on your SEO. Also I personally use URLs without “www”.

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So the version you will choose will show up in the Search Results.

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You can also go with Preferred Domain but it may impact your Rankings. If you choose Preferred Domain google will treat your domain with www and without www which will impact on your backlinks and may effect your rankings.

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Step 3 : Choose your Target Country

Google helps you to target a specific country in which country you want to rank your blog.

Google said, more information you give the more better results you will get. Yoi can target a country by follwing simple steps :

1. Go to Search Traffic in Google Search Console Dashboard

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2. Click on International Targeting

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3. Click on Country Tab

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4. Check the Target Users in box

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5. Select your country  which you want to target.

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Step 4 : Link with Google Analytics

Have you ever noticed in your Google Analytics organically searched keyword shows “not provided” instead of searched keyword.

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The best part is you can get the keyword data by linking your Google Search Console with Google Analytics.

Open your Google Analytics and click on admin button in the bottom of left menu.

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Click on the Property Settings

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Scroll down until you find “Adjust Search Console” button. Click on it !

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Click on “Add”

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Select your website and click on save.

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You have linked Google Search Console and Google Analytics !

Step 5 : Add Sitemap

Sitemap is the most important file of your website. It helps google to crawl your website and index it in Google.

Google Webmaster Tools

You need to generate and submit sitemap in Google Search Console for better Rankings.

If you don’t have sitemap you can easily generate with the help of Yoast Seo plugin in WordPress.

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If you don’t use Yoast go to www.example.com/sitemap.xml you will find your sitemap there if not you have to generate one.

How to Submit your Sitemap

Go to the new version of Google Search Console

Click on Sitemap

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Paste your URL and click on submit

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Well Done ! your sitemap is submitted.

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Conclusion

Hope you have understand how to use Google Search Console and Boosts your Rankings. Don’t forget to help your friends by giving it a share.

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