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Phoenix Aromas
Phoenix Aromas
16:23 12 May 22
Knowledgable team who created a custom theme for our WordPress website and built a custom product database for us to manage technical products. Easy to work with and efficient in their workflow. Would recommend.read more
Gary Hughes
Gary Hughes
15:21 21 Dec 21
Our company have used W.E.B.S Ltd for many years and found the quality of the work to be very good, we have recently had them develop an app for our engineering department and they have walked us through the app very professinally and been extremely responsive when we have required changes.read more
Star Eastern
Star Eastern
10:44 28 Mar 20
I have worked with Justin for long period.To work with him is very easy and he always provide you the GREAT services.Recommend him A+++++++++++++read more
Elliott Callahan
Elliott Callahan
15:02 27 Sep 19
Excellent service from a very knowledgeable provider. WEBS has helped me immensely with my business website, social media presence as well as a whole host of other areas. Could not recommend anyone else for your business. Always there to answer any issues you may have and is super helpful in advising you on the best methods to boost your business’ online appearance. 5 Stars!read more
Pete Brown
Pete Brown
09:17 14 Jun 19
I have had my current website for a number of years thinking it was okay but when Justin designed me a new one I couldn’t believe the difference.It is very unique and i have had lots of feedback from friends and customers as to the positive change.He is patient, adaptive to change and very skilled in his profession.I believe my business will benefit solely from this change in Website.I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.read more
Hazel Bate
Hazel Bate
13:14 21 Dec 18
The website Justin wrote for me looks really impressive and I’m getting great positive feedback from others looking at it. I’m sure it will help my business with moving forward. Justin was very quick at doing any work requested, even when he had other commitments, with patient professionalism and efficiency. I thought his development costs were very fair too. His support of my old website was always reliable and good advice given. Thank you Justinread more
Patrick Marston
Patrick Marston
07:35 07 Sep 18
I’ve always found W.E.B.S Ltd to be highly skilled website designers, developers and marketing specialists that are incredibly helpful with any technical issues I’ve had, replying speedily with a solution. W.E.B.S Ltd also communicate relatively complex tasks into easy-to-understand terms that allows you to maintain your own website too, which is very useful. I can’t recommend these guys enough.read more
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Getting started with Search Console is super easy. It’s not hard to set up although to some it may seem it. Spare us a few minutes to explain it in a simple and easy-to-follow way.

Google already provides a guide on how to set up Search Console, and verify your site but as can often be the case, Google has a tendency to make the simplest of things, feel complicated, so here we go with a simple guide.

Let’s get stuck in:

What is Search Console?

Google Search Console (or GSC) is one of the most useful SEO tools out there so if you aren’t using it, you should be.

But why is it important? At its core, Search Console helps you monitor, maintain and optimize your website’s organic search presence. Most primarily use GSC to view clicks and impressions. While that’s cool, it has much more to offer. For example, it can:

  • Find search queries that drive traffic
  • Find how well all your pages rank
  • Identify and leverage backlinks to boost link juice
  • Add sitemaps
  • Locate errors that need fixing
  • Ensure your eligibility to benefit from rich snippets and schema markup
  • Make your site more mobile-friendly
  • Monitor your Core Web Vitals
  • Show if your site has been hacked

best of all, it’s totally FREE

How to set up a Google Search Console account

Step 1: Sign in to Search Console With Your Google account.

Note: You will need to have a Google account for this method to work when setting up Search Console. If you already have Google Workspace, Analytics, or even Gmail, you can use the same login details. If not, just create a free Gmail account.

Step 2: Enter Your Website’s Domain (or URL-Prefix) to Add a Property.

After you sign in, you have the option to add a property type via your domain or via a URL prefix.

Setting up Google Search Console

We recommend you set up Google Search Console using a domain because it will cover all sub-domains and variants e.g www and non-www.

Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domains name!

In the past, we needed to set up www and non-www versions in both HTTP and HTTPS. You still can if you need, but there is no point. Just add your domain and Search Console will set it up for you and make it a whole lot easier.

Whether you serve your website using www or not, and irrelevant to whether you serve HTTPS or insecure HTTP pages (which you really shouldn’t be by now), it’s all covered for you with the suggested setup.

Step 3: Verify Your Website

Google will provide you with a weird-looking line of code. You just need to copy it and they provide a button for you here.

  1. Click the button ‘copy’ which copies the code to your computers clipboard (same as using copy and paste)
  2. If you press CTRL V or MAC V (paste) the code will be entered

Verification for a Domain Property

The code (highlighted in red) is what we need to enter into our domain DNS (explained later). Just click copy and leave the screen open.

We will need to click the ‘Verify’ button AFTER we have added this code into our domain’s DNS.

Verify GSC

You will see a drop-down menu for ‘Any DNS provider’ which lets you choose your current host. We tend to ignore this, as all we want is the code at this point, however, if you aren’t using cPanel (as we are in this tutorial) you can see if your host is listed. Instructions will guide you to add this code to your domain’s DNS.

Add this into your DNS and click the verify button. IF it goes to plan, you will see a green tick notice like below.

Verified Domain via Google Search Console

Tip: If it doesn’t verify straight away and you are absolutely sure you have added the DNS correctly, give it some time. It can take up to 72 hours (but generally speaking, this isn’t the case in our experience). If you add it right, it should verify within minutes, not hours.

Adding code to Domain DNS via cPanel

We are using cPanel here, but it doesn’t really matter what you use. The way you get to it might look different but ALL control panels will have the same facilities. The main thing to look for is Domains and DNS.

cPanel and DNS Settings

We work on lots of different client control panels and use lots of different domain companies. If you check Domains and look for DNS, this is where you need to be. Your objective is to add a TXT record and I will show you here how it’s done in cPanel.

cPanel DNS

TIP: You want to add a TXT record which in cPanel is done via Domains, Zone Editor, and Manage.

Add a TXT entry

Finally, you have arrived at the spot which lets you ‘paste’ (remember CTRL V or Mac V) and Save Record.

Insert Google Search Console Code into your DNS

As soon as you do this, the DNS ‘should’ be verifiable in Google. Remember the screen you left open (which gave you this code)? You need to click the ‘verify’ button and then it’s all good to go.

Stuck with differences in your Control Panel?

If you take your time and look for references to Domains and DNS, you should be able to do this fine. If however, you need a bit of support, let us know. We are happy to help.

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