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Adding wordpress to google search console is a must do activity for any website looking to increase site traffic. Google search console gives a x-ray report of your seo health.

 

 

wordpress google search console

It shows you top search queries your are getting clicks for, top search queries by impressions, by countries, devices, your average click through rate and position in search engine results.

wordpress google search console

wordpress google search console

You can also add your sitemaps, see crawl status and errors.

How to add Google search console to wordpress-

wordpress google search console

Sign in with your gmail id

wordpress google search console

Select website->Enter your website URL

wordpress google search console

You will be redirected to verify ownership of your site. Do not choose the recommended method-

wordpress google search console

Choose alternate methods-> HTML tag- > Copy this html tag

wordpress google search console

Go to plugins-> Add new-> search for “Insert Headers and Footers”

wordpress google search console

Now go to settigs-> Insert Headers and footers-> Paste the HTML code you copied from the Google search console page-> click save.wordpress google search console

Noe go to the verification page inside Google search console and click verify.

wordpress google search console

wordpress google search console

Thats it ! You have successfully added your wordpress site to Google search console.