Google Search Console tools and reports help you measure your site's Search traffic and performance, fix issues, and make your site shine in Google Search results
How to set up Google Search Console
- Go to Google Search Console.
- First you will need to log in. If you have Google Analytics, log in using the same details as you use to access your Analytics account. Alternatively you can log in with a Google account. If you don’t have a Google account, you will have to create one before you can continue.
- Once you have successfully logged in, click the “Add A Property” button at the top of the page.
- Enter the URL of your website, then click continue.
- Next you’ll be asked to verify that you own the website in one of four ways:
- If you have access to the root of your website you can upload a html file.
- If you manage your hosting yourself, you can verify via your hosting provider.
- If you use Google Tag Manager, you can verify via Google Tags.
- Or, by far the quickest and easiest method, verify ownership via your Google Analytics Tracking ID.
- If you already have a Google Analytics Tracking ID installed, and we would highly recommend that you do, then setting up Google Search Console is very easy. Simply click the Verify button, and that’s it!
Once you’re set up, Google Search Console isn’t initially very exciting. You have to wait about a week before any useful data shows up, however something you can do straight away is submit an xml sitemap.
After finishing all the steps you have to grant us an access to Analytics@shopgo.me in order to add the sitemap xml to your store roots.
How to grant us an access?
- Click on settings on the left side
- Click on Users and permissions
- Click on Add Users from the right side of the page
- Add Analytics@shopgo.me
- Permission > Full
- Click on ADD
By the end of this article, you should be able to create and link your store with google search console and how to add users.