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Setting Up Google Search Console




To perfectly set up Google Search Console for first-time users and integrate it with the Yoast SEO WordPress plugin, ensuring comprehensive search performance monitoring.


Ideal Outcome

Your website's Google Search Console property is fully verified and integrated with the Yoast SEO plugin, enabling you to monitor crawl issues and website performance directly from the WordPress Admin dashboard.


Prerequisites or Requirements

  • Google Tag Manager: Must be installed on your website.
  • Yoast SEO Plugin: Should be actively running on your WordPress website.


Why This Service?

  • Search Performance Insights: Google Search Console provides invaluable data on how your site performs in Google searches.
  • Visibility Optimization: Helps in optimizing your website's visibility and search ranking.
  • Direct Communication with Google: Serves as a primary channel for receiving important notifications from Google, including penalties and crawling errors.
  • Immediate Error Detection: Enables quick identification and resolution of crawling errors, safeguarding your site's ranking.
  • Streamlined Management: Integration with Yoast SEO offers convenient access to these insights directly from your WordPress admin panel.


When to Use This Service

  • Initial Setup: When setting up Google Search Console for the first time on a domain.
  • New Subdomains or Protocols: Required each time a new subdomain is created or a new protocol (like HTTPS) is introduced.


Process for Setting Up Google Search Console and Integration with Yoast SEO

  • Google Search Console Account Creation:

    • Guide you through creating and setting up a Google Search Console account for your domain.
  • Verification Process:

    • Assist in verifying your website with Google Search Console using Google Tag Manager.
  • Yoast SEO Plugin Setup:

    • Ensure that the Yoast SEO plugin is properly installed and activated on your WordPress site.
  • Integration of Google Search Console and Yoast SEO:

    • Connect your Google Search Console account with the Yoast SEO plugin for direct access within WordPress.
  • Configuration and Optimization:

    • Configure settings to optimize the data tracking and reporting capabilities of Google Search Console.
    • Provide guidance on understanding and utilizing the data presented in the Yoast SEO dashboard.
  • Monitoring and Analysis:

    • Teach you how to monitor for crawl issues, search analytics, and other essential SEO metrics within WordPress.
    • Offer strategies for responding to and rectifying any issues identified.
  • Ongoing Support and Consultation:

    • Provide ongoing support for any questions or further configurations needed.


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