Webmaster tool for SEO

Webmaster tools for SEO

Why is SEO important for your website? It is important because SEO makes your website easy for both users and search engine robots to understand. The best Webmaster search console  to monitor website SEO are Google search console and Bing webmaster tools.

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1. Google Search Console

If you owned a website the fist thing you have to do is to create an account in Google Search Console (previously known as Google webmaster tools). It has tools that let webmasters can crawl  a particular site and page, check and set the crawl rate, view statistics about when Googlebot accesses a particular site. Lets see the tools and functionality :

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1. Add a property: Enter the URL of a website you’d like to manage. Make sure you add both “www” and “non-www” versions for your site. Also, if you use the HTTPS protocol, add those variations as well. To verify your website you may need to upload Google verification code to your server.

2. Select your preferred version: Choose whether you want your site to appear with or without “www” in Google Search.  You will have three options –

a) Don’t set a preferred domain
b) Display URLs as www.yourdomain.com
c) Display URLs as yourdomain.com

3. Crawl rate: 

a) Let Google optimize for my site (recommended)
b) you can also Limit Google’s maximum crawl rate

4. Select target country: Set your geographic preference if your site targets users in a specific country. This option is important only if you want a specific target country.

5. Submit a sitemap file !important: This helps Google better understand how to crawl your site.  Using your site map tree Googlebot will crawl your site daily or weekly.

6. In the index status you can get a list of links which Googlebot had difficulty crawling and indexing, including the error that Googlebot received when accessing the URLs in question.

7. Fetch as google: Fetch and Render your page, Homepage or direct link.

2. Bing webmaster

You can sign up for Bing webmaster Here using your gmail or yahoo! account. Submit your site and add property. To verify your website you may need to upload the Bing verification code to your server inside Public HTML. Verification code will be in HTML or XML file.

Submiting a sitemap is a must !! Under the submit URLs section you may submit every new post/page url and let the bingbot crawl your direct link every day. You can submit 50 url  per month and 10 url per day.

In the Dashboard you can always see your site activity. Percentage clicks from search, appeared in search, Page crawled, Crawl errors, Page indexd and search keywords.

All in all the most important ways to improve your site ranking is to Update your content regularly. Google loves unique and original content very much.  Always used an alt tags in every images and video post. The H1 Title metadata is the most important metatitle in your page so used very strong and unique word for the title. Keyword are the search phrases people type in google when they are looking for something, so used a very strong keyword in every content to pull user to your site.

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Suanlian Tangpua is a Graphic & Website Designer based in New Delhi. He loves photography, cooking and blogging. Feel free to contact him at [email protected]
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