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How to verify blogger blog on Google webmasters central tool

Oct 28, 2009 by     5 Comments    Posted under: Gooogle, SEO Tips

Warning : This post is for Blogger with Blogspot Blogs only 🙂

Verifying your blog via Google Webmasters tool is an essential part of your SEO ( Search Engine Optimization ) effort, I have explained it before thru this post { How Important is Google Webmaster Tools } , Better check the post in order for you to understand the importance of being verified with Google.

So for all of you who already knew about verification but have not yet verified your blogspot blog, better check the instruction below and do it now.

How to verify a blogger blog in Webmasters tool.Step-By-Step Instructions:

In Webmaster Tools
1. Click the “Add a site” button on the Webmaster Tools Home page
2. Enter your blog’s URL (for example, googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com) and click the “Continue” button to go to the Manage verification page
3. Select the “Meta tag” verification method and copy the meta tag provided

In Blogger
4. Go to your blog and sign in
5. From the Blogger dashboard click the “Layout” link for the blog you’re verifying
6. Click the “Edit HTML” link under the “Layout” tab which will allow you to edit the HTML for your blog’s template
7. Paste the meta tag (copied in step 3) immediately after the <head> element within the template HTML and click the “SAVE TEMPLATE” button

In Webmaster Tools
8. On the Manage Verification page, confirm that “Meta tag” is selected as the verification method and click the “Verify” button

Your blog should now be verified. You’re ready to start using Webmaster Tools!

via Google Blog

5 Comments + Add Comment

  • I already verified my blogspot site. What is my next step I can now see keywords then percent of the sides. Should I blog only on that words?

    • @Carol,
      No but it will give you an indication on what keywords is best for your site.

  • I want to thank you for giving simple and visual instructions on how to verify the site. I have been trying for a month but did not have the courage to fiddle with my template as all sites were giving instructions by simply copying from the google instructions which were not clear for someone like me who does not understand html.
    I finally managed to verify my site. Thanks!!

    • @Nita,

      You’re most welcome, A comment like yours inspires me to write more instructions to help other bloggers in their SEO.

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