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 ====== How to verify your site in Google Search Console (formally Google Webmaster Tools) ====== ====== How to verify your site in Google Search Console (formally Google Webmaster Tools) ======
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 Once your site is live, log into your [[https://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​tools/​|Google Search Console account]]. Once your site is live, log into your [[https://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​tools/​|Google Search Console account]].
  
 Make sure you log in with a Google account. ​ Usually these are emails that end in @gmail.com but if your company is using google apps they might end with your company'​s domain name. Make sure you log in with a Google account. ​ Usually these are emails that end in @gmail.com but if your company is using google apps they might end with your company'​s domain name.
  
-{{::googlesc1.png?800|}}+**NoteYour site must be LIVE in order for the verification to work.**
  
-Look to the right of your site and click the "​Manage property"​ dropdown: ​+Verify ​your site by adding a meta tag 
 +  - On the Webmaster Tools Home page, click the URL prefix option on the right. ​
  
 +{{::​google_verify_url1.jpg?​700|}}
  
-{{:verify1.jpg?800|}}+  - Enter your entire URLFor example:
  
 +https://​yourlivesite.com
  
-{{::gverify.png?800|}}+  - Click Continue. 
 +  - Select HTML tag option
  
-Verify your site by adding a meta tag +{{::​google_verify_url2.jpg?700|}} 
-  - On the Webmaster Tools Home page, click the Manage Site button next to the site you want, and then click Verify this site+ 
-  - If HTML tag is not visible on the Recommended method tab, click the Alternate methods tab. + 
-  - Select HTML tag, and follow the steps on your screen. +Please send us this tag in an email and we will add it to your site. You can then press verify!
-  ​- ​Please send us this tag in an email and we will add it to your site.+
  
-If the site does not verify immediately,​ wait a couple hours and try again. ​ There could be a delay on Google'​s end on the verification.+If the site does not verify immediately,​ wait a couple hours and click verify ​again. ​ There could be a delay on Google'​s end on the verification.
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