Today, am going to teach you how to set up your google search console and google analytics.
So at the end of today’s reading, you must be able to know how to connect your website to the Google search console and how to connect google analysis to your website.
Google Search Console and Google Analytics are one of the most important tools u need to add to your website after the
They perform the most thing your site need and make your website look like a professional site.
So Let’s talk about Google Search Console
What is Google Search Console:
This is a tool mainly created and owned by Google. This is a tool that makes your website and your website post be on Google when people search for it.
If you didn’t set this tool there is no how your post will be index on google or view on google
How To Connect Google Search Console To Your Website:
For You To Connect your website to Search Console, You will you a tool called webmaster tools
Click here to sign up your account to the Webmaster Tools
After you have successfully created an account with the Search Console Now You Have to add your website
You will see a new pop up saying that you should add your website name
The First One: Domain
The Second One: URL prefix
Click on the second one and add your website address(URL) to it make sure you include your URL with “https”
Another Pop up will display saying that you should verify your website URL
Scroll down and copy the code for “Html”
So go back to your website click on theme editor and search for “</head>” or locate where this code is on our theme editor
Paste the “html code” before the </head> and select save.
So now go back to your Search Console and click on Verify
It will be verified successfully if you place the Html code in the right place
You have successfully added your website to the google search console.
But if you haven’t added a sitemap to your google search console your post won’t be index on google.
How To Add Sitemap to Your Google Search Console:
Firstly if you are using WordPress this will be easy for you have to be using one SEO tool on your site which can generate your sitemap.
But if you are using Blogspot let me tell you how you are going to add it
We are going to be using another tool called “sitemap generator”
Click here which is going to redirect you to the sitemap generator
Add your website URL to it and click on generate a sitemap and copy all the text given
Go to your blogger dashboard and go to settings
Scroll down to “Crawlers and indexing”
Select Enable Custom robots.txt and activate it
Click on Custom robots.txt and paste what you copy on the sitemap generator and select save.
Now Go back to your Google Search Console and select sitemap
Select Add Sitemap
Add “/sitemap.xml” and click on save
Refresh your browser and see if the sitemap show success and if it didn’t show success tell us the issue in the comment box below
There is another new update on the google search console which is called “Google Insight”
With this Search Console Insight, you will be able to see the total views you have on each post, and how they get through your post
So this is all on how you can create Create and Connect your website to google search console
So guys let’s move to Google analytics
What is Google Analytics?:
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic, currently as a platform inside the Google Marketing Platform brand
How To Connect Your Website To Google Analytics:
Click here it will redirect you to Google Analytics Dashboard
Sign up with your Gmail and follow the following steps:
Click on Start Measuring
Fill up the account details with your website name
Enable the following:
Google products & services
After you have enabled the following click on next
Next Step Which is: Property Setup
Enter the property name which is your website name
Select the reporting time zone and set it to your location
Select your currency which is the currency you are using in the above country which you set
After that select “show advanced option”
Enable “Create a universal Analytics property”
Enter your website URL where given and make sure you don’t add the “HTTPS”
Click on Create both a Google Analytics 4 and a universal analytics property
Click on Next and select your Industry Categories
Select your business size to 1-10 employees
After that Enable the Following:
Measure customer engagement with my site or app
Optimize my site or app experience
Measure data across multiple devices or platforms
Enable Measure content monetization
Measure app installs
Enable Measure lead generation
After you have enabled all that have listed above click on create
Accept all the pop up of their policy after that select I Accept
Copy the Google Analytics Property ID code and go to your blogger dashboard
Click on or go to setting and select Google Analytics Property ID
Paste the code there and click on save
After you have done that, it means you have successfully connected your website to Google Analytics.