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.
- Post at least 1 Blog post and 1 page before creating the Search console account.
- Add the Custom Blogger theme and customize the site properly.
- Now Add the custom Robots.txt settings
- 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.
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.
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.
Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about verifying a Blogger website in Google Search Console: