How to Verify Your Website With Google Webmaster Tools

To get your WebStarts website verified and ready to use with Google Webmaster Tools, use the following steps:

Step 1: Go to www.google.com/webmasters/tools and sign in using a Google account.

Step 2: Click the “Add a Site” button and type in the URL of your website. Ex. www.WebStarts.com

Step 3: Next to “Verification Method”, choose “Upload an HTML File”.

Step 4: Click the link to download the HTML verification file and click Ok.

Step 5: Go to your WebStarts account dashboard and click the “Edit Site” button.

Step 6: Click File, Page Settings to access the page settings for your site.

Step 7: Next to “Upload Google File”, click the “Browse” button and select the HTML file that you downloaded. When you select it, you should see “your google verification file has been successfully uploaded”

Step 8: In your Webmaster Tools account, click the “Verify” button to have Google check for that HTML file. Your site will be verified and ready to use with Google Webmaster tools.

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