How To Connect Your Website To Google Search Console
This is a simple guide on how you can connect your website to Google Search Console in 5 minutes.
In this topic, you’ll know;
- Why you need to connect your website to Google Search Console
- How to connect your website to the search console in 5 minutes
Why connect your website to Google Search Console?
Although it is not compulsory to use Google Search Console before you can rank your website/blog on Google, it is important because of the reasons highlighted below.
- It helps you monitor your website
- Maintains your website and
- helps you know when there is something wrong with your website (responsiveness, error pages, HTTP issues and so on).
Google search console is useful for Businesses, SEO Experts, Website Developers/Designers and webmasters.
How to use Google search console for SEO
The preview section of GSC shows you the analytics of your website’s performance on Google. When you dig deeper, you will also see the pages and posts ranking and the keywords people search for that gave your website impressions.
When you see that a particular topic(s) has high impressions, it is your job to build on that topic so that you can get clicks from such impressions.
Do I need an SEO plugin for the Google search console?
The fact is, you don’t. But for your website to be indexed on time, you may want to use an SEO plugin such as Yoast. And also, using SEO plugins like Yoast makes your sitemap URLs easy to read for you.
Do you want to learn everything you need to know about Google search console and how to set it up A-Z? Check Google’s guide here.
Now that you know how to connect your website or blog to the Google search console (via the video above), make sure everything is set and use it to your advantage.
Have a question? Kindly drop it below.
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