Webmaster Tools

Webmaster Tools

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Some search engines provide webmaster tools that give you detailed information and statistics about how they see and crawl your website. In order to access most of the features, you will have to verify your sites.

All of the Webmaster Tools can be accessed via your Tools –> Available Tools page.

Here’s how you do it with each of the search engines:

Google Webmaster Tools

  1. Log in to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/ with your Google account.
  2. Enter your blog URL and click Add a Site.
  3. You will be presented with several verification methods. Choose the Alternate Methods tab.
  4. Select the option: Add a meta tag to your site's home page
  5. Copy the content value of the meta tag. The content value is the bold text in this example:
    <meta name='google-site-verification' content='dBw5CvburAxi537Rp9qi5uG2174Vb6JwH>
  6. Leave the verification page open and go to your blog dashboard.
  7. Open the Tools –> Available Tools Page and paste the content value in the Google Webmaster Tools field under the Webmaster Tools Verification header.
  8. Click on Save Changes.
  9. Go back to the verification page and click Verify.

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Bing Webmaster Center

  1. Log in to http://www.bing.com/webmaster with your Live! account.
  2. Click Add a Site.
  3. Enter your blog URL and click Submit.
  4. Copy the content value of the meta tag. The content value is the bold text in this example:
    <meta name='msvalidate.01' content='12C1203B5086AECE94EB3A3D9830B2E'>
  5. Leave the verification page open and go to your blog dashboard.
  6. Open the Tools –> Available Tools Page and paste the content value in the Bing Webmaster Center field under the Webmaster Tools Verification header.
  7. Click on Save Changes.
  8. Go back to the verification page and click Return to the Site list.

 

Reference : http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/

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