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Verify Your Website On Google Merchant Center




To successfully claim and verify your website on Google Merchant Center, ensuring you have full control over your product listings and access to Google's shopping features.


Ideal Outcome

Your website will be claimed and verified on Google Merchant Center, granting you the authority to manage your product data, access enhanced tools and features, and improve your store's visibility on Google services.


Prerequisites or Requirements

  • Google Merchant Center Account: You must have a Google Merchant Center account. If you don't have one, refer to SOP 213 (web version) for setup guidance.
  • Company Website Domain and Hosting: Ensure you have access to your company's website domain and hosting services.


Why This Service?

  • Authorized Management: Verifies your authority to manage and update product data on your website.
  • Security: Prevents unauthorized access to your product data on Google.
  • Enhanced Visibility: Improves product visibility on Google Search and other Google services.
  • Access to Google Shopping Features: Allows you to use product data feeds, automatic item updates, and promotional features.
  • Increased Traffic and Sales: Potentially boosts traffic to your website and increases sales opportunities.


When to Use This Service

  • Setting Up Google Merchant Center: When initially setting up a Google Merchant Center account for your online store.
  • New Website Launch: If launching a new website for your e-commerce business.
  • Enhancing Online Sales Strategies: As part of enhancing your online sales and marketing strategies through Google's platforms.


Process for Website Claim and Verification

  • Account Setup Review:

    • Ensure your Google Merchant Center account is correctly set up and ready for website verification.
  • Website Preparation:

    • Confirm that your website domain and hosting are accessible and ready for the verification process.
  • Claim Process:

    • Guide you through the process of claiming your website in the Google Merchant Center.
  • Verification Method Selection:

    • Choose the most suitable verification method for your website (HTML file upload, HTML tag, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, or Domain provider).
  • Verification Execution:

    • Execute the chosen verification method and ensure successful completion.
  • Confirmation and Testing:

    • Confirm the claim and verification status in your Google Merchant Center account.
  • Post-Verification Setup:

    • Assist in setting up product data feeds and other relevant features following successful verification.
  • Training and Support:

    • Provide training on managing your Google Merchant Center account and offer ongoing support.