How to Verify Blogger website in Search Console?

How to verify Blogger website in search console

Do you want to learn how to create a Google search console (GSC) account and verify your Blogger website in it then you come to the right place? In this article, I will walk you through the complete step-by-step process of setting up the search console account for your Blogger website.

First of all, you need to do some basic settings in your Blogger dashboard before creating the GSC account.

  1. Post at least 1 Blog post and 1 page before creating the Search console account.
  2. Add the Custom Blogger theme and customize the site properly.
  3. Now Add the custom Robots.txt settings
  4. Set up the Custom robots headers tag.

How to Add a Custom Robots.txt file in Blogger?

For this login to your blogger website and go to settings.

Now search for the crawling and indexing section.

Now enable the custom robots.txt toggle and click on the below link to open the dialog box to enter the code.

Custom robots.txt in Blogger

Now you need to copy the below code and replace it with your website link and paste it into the dialog box.

# Blogger Sitemap
User-agent: *
Disallow: /search
Disallow: /category/
Disallow: /tag/
Allow: /
Sitemap: https://www.example.com/sitemap.xml
Sitemap: https://www.example.com/sitemap-pages.xml

Now you need to set up the Custom Robots header tags (As shown in the video).

How to Verify Blogger in Search Console?

Now you need to go to the search console website.

Here, you will see a screen like this.

How to verify Blogger in search console

Here, you need to add the homepage URL of your Blogger website in the URL prefix section and click on continue.

You may see an auto-verify notice. Otherwise, you can add the HTML meta tag in the head section of your Blogger theme.

After the site verification in the search console, you need to add the sitemap in the search console.

Just follow the video to learn how to submit a sitemap in the search console.

If you face any problems during this process, let us know in the comment section. Thank You.

FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about verifying a Blogger website in Google Search Console:

Yes, it is recommended to verify your Blogger website in Google Search Console. This will allow you to track the performance of your website in Google search results and identify any issues that may affect its visibility. It will also give you access to valuable tools and insights that can help you optimize your website for search.

Yes, there are several methods that you can use to verify your Blogger website in Google Search Console. In addition to the HTML tag method described above, you can also use a Google Analytics account, a Google Tag Manager account, or a Domain Name System (DNS) record.

No, Google Search Console is specifically designed to track the performance of your website in Google search results. To track your website’s performance in other search engines, you will need to use a different tool.

Yes, Google Search Console provides a number of tools and insights that can help you optimize your Blogger website for search. For example, the “Performance” report can show you which keywords and pages are driving traffic to your website, and the “Mobile Usability” report can help you identify any issues that may affect the mobile experience of your site. By using these and other features of the Search Console, you can improve the ranking and visibility of your website in Google search results.

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  1. Very helpful blog for beginners thank you brother

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