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New WordPress Webmaster Verification Tools

October 24, 2009 5 comments

Well, for you out there that use WordPress.com blog that haven’t verify your website using Google Webmaster Tools may be frustated about recent changes made by Google.

The old way seems cannot handle it anymore (for all of you who wrote how to verify your wordpress blog out there should update your post :D). Luckily WordPress is aware of it. They work hard for a solutions and they give a solution. Even better they give us tools about it!

So i’ll post the quick how-to do it, here you go:

  1. Get a Gmail account if you haven’t
  2. Access the Google Webmaster Tools
  3. In Home Page Click Add A Site, insert your WordPress url
  4. This will bring you to Verification Page

    Google Verify Site Page Image

    Google Verify Site Page Image

  5. Now Copy the meta tag as described there.
  6. Now open your blog dashboard that you want to verify.
  7. Choose tools from side menu, or turbo at the left side of log out  link.
  8. Find the WordPress Webmaster Verification Tools, you have to scroll down because it is in the bottom.
  9. Paste the meta tags you copied earlier into first input box and save changes

    Wordpress Webmaster Tools Image

    Wordpress Webmaster Tools Image

  10. Back to Verification Page and Verify, and it’s a wrap. Thanks WordPress 🙂

You can find the manual here