Tech and Tips on Adding Your Site to Google Search Console
Internet is one of the most fertile grounds on which you can build a business to sell your products or services. This is because of the fact that your customer base is potentially in the order of millions of prospective buyers who are not restricted by physical location.
Adding your web site to the Google Search Console, formerly called Google Webmaster Tools, will allow you to monitor your site’s performance in Google Search results.
You can also see how Google sees your site, including your site’s relevance for Rich Cards and Accelerated Mobile Pages.
In this tutorial, you will see:
How to setup JetPack and connect it to your WordPress.com account. [Video Only]
How to activate the XML Sitemap feature in JetPack.
How to add your web site to the Google Search Console.
How to set the preferred domain, and optionally country for your web site.
How to submit the JetPack XML sitemap for your site to Google.
Before you move on:
Please be sure that you have a Google account. Having a Gmail email address is sufficient.
We will be adding the JetPack XML Sitemap, to your WordPress site, so please be sure that JetPack is installed and connected to your WordPress.com account. The video includes a walk through for setting up JetPack.