Adding wordpress to Google search console is a must to do if you are planning to bring in more traffic to your website in a structured and methodical way. Think of it as a XRAY of how google sees your website.
Adding your wordpress site to Google search console gives you the following benefits-
See incoming traffic search queries – impressions, Click through rate and position in google search results.
Upload a sitemap.
See Crawl errors.
Manually instruct Google to crawl your wordpress site.
See external links.
See your SEO performance
How to add wordpress to Google search console?
Sign in with your Google account-
Enter your website URL-
Do not click on Recommended method-
Click on Alternate methods-> HTML tag and copy this code.
Now go to Add plugins-> search for “Insert headers and footers”.
Now go to settings-> Insert headers and footers->Paste the code you copied from Google search console.
Now go back to search console and press verify
That’s it-> you have successfully added your wordpress site to Google search console.